Catherine Delcourt ’09
Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Wellesley College

Catherine Delcourt
Catherine Grevet Delcourt is an assistant professor in the Computer Science Department.
Her research interests are in the areas of Human-Computer Interaction and Social Computing. In a nutshell, she studies the Internet and the social implications of our increasing dependence on it. Her research projects have focused on civility in online conversations, polarization and homophily, identity representation. She also enjoy building systems and developing new research methodologies for social systems research. 
Prior to Wellesley, Catherine worked as a UX researcher at Yik Yak, an anonymous hyperlocal college-based social media app. She obtained her MS and PhD in Computer Science from Georgia Tech, and her BA from Wellesley College.