Sarah Cotterill

Secretary of AIWS Standards and Practice Committee, Michael Dukakis Institute for Leadership and Innovation

Harvard Fellow

Sarah Cotterill, PhD, College Fellow in Psychology at Harvard University. She conducts research on political misinformation, as well as decision-making in the context of charitable giving, using experimental and machine learning techniques. She has an equal interest in statistics and methodology, including deep learning, regression (and variants of the generalized linear model), and survey/experimental design. Her written work, featuring insights from her research and from the broader field of psychology, has been published in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, and Psychology Today.

She is currently the Secretary of MDI’s AIWS Standards and Practice Committee, which is established to ensure ethical development of AI worldwide.