Neeley Pate

Background Information

Hi! I am a first year Ph. D. student in the Computer Science department at The University of Rochester. Last year, I graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with my Bachelors of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering. Now, I am working with the Rochester Human-Computer Interaction Lab (ROCHCI) to study social network creation and misinformation.

Publications, Presentations, and Posters:

July 2023, Poster for IC2S2: Chinese Propaganda Is No Longer Inward Facing and Profusely Positive: A Case Study of the Uyghurs in Xinjiang

June 2023, White Paper for the Center for Media Engagement: Encrypted Messaging Applications and Political Messaging: How They Work and Why Understanding Them is Important for Combating Global Disinformation

March 2023, Presentation for The 1st Information Operations Command (Land) of the U.S. Army Cyber Command: "Modern Chinese Propaganda"

December 2022, Presentation for The New York University Computational Disinformation Symposium: "Chinese Propaganda on the Uyghurs: Synthetic vs. Traditional Media"