Desmond Patton

Desmond Upton Patton, PhD, MSW is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at Columbia University and a faculty affiliate of the Data Science Instiute and the Social Interevention Group at Columbia University. Dr. Patton examines the link between social media communication and gang violence and coined the term " Internet Banging." During his fellow year, he will  examine the simlarities between ISIS recruitment and gang behavior on Twitter.

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September 1, 2017