Professor of Computer Science at Elon University,
Dr Megan Squire is a professor of Computer Science at Elon University (North Carolina, USA). Her main research area is applying data science techniques to understand niche and extremist online communities, particularly network, image, and text analysis of radical right-wing groups on social media. Dr. Squire is the author of two books on data cleaning and data mining, and over thirty five peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, including several Best Paper awards. In 2017, she was named the Elon University Distinguished Scholar, and in 2018 she was named a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Analysis of the Radical Right.