Arshia Arya

University of California, San Diego.


Hello, I am Arshia Arya, a PhD Student at University of California, San Diego advised by Prof. Deepak Kumar. I work broadly in Human Computer Interaction, Social Computing and Cybersecurity. Previously, I was a Research Fellow at Microsoft Research, India


Sep 1, 2022 Served as a Program Committee member for ICWSM 2023
Jan 1, 2021 Taught a course on Introduction to Causal Inference for BITS Pilani Goa Campus Centre for Technical Education
Jul 1, 2020 Selected to attend Google Research India’s AI Summer School
May 1, 2020 Co-founded BITS Goa Women in Tech. Read our story on why we started!
Jan 1, 2020 Selected to work on a sponsored project with TCS Research on Causal Machine Learning.

selected publications

  1. Submitted
    Catch, Corroborate and Communicate: The Contours of Professional fact checking in India
    submitted 2022
  2. Submitted
    Vivaran: A News Aggregation Framework for Organization Level News Consumption
    submitted 2022
    Poster: Leveraging Question Answering to Understand Context Specific Patterns in Fact Checked Articles in the Global South
    Arshia Arya, Saloni Dash, Syeda Zainab Akbar, and 2 more authors
  4. ACM Web Science
    Narrative Building in Propaganda Networks on Indian Twitter
    Saloni Dash, Arshia Arya, Sukhnidh Kaur, and 1 more author
  5. ICWSM
    DISMISS: Database of Indian Social Media Influencers on Twitter
    Arshia Arya, Soham De, Dibyendu Mishra, and 8 more authors
  6. arxiv
    Closed Ranks: The Discursive Value of Military Support for Indian Politicians on Social Media
    Soham De, Agrima Seth, Arshia Arya, and 3 more authors
    arXiv preprint arXiv:2204.03098 2022
    Beyond Business: A Poster Contrasting CEO Activism on Social Media in India and the United States
    Arshia Arya, Shehla Rashid Shora, and Joyojeet Pal
  8. arxiv
    Rihanna versus Bollywood: Twitter Influencers and the Indian Farmers’ Protest
    Dibyendu Mishra, Syeda Zainab Akbar, Arshia Arya, and 3 more authors
    arXiv preprint arXiv:2102.04031 2021