Michael H. Becker


Doctoral Student and Extremism Researcher

Current Projects





Web Scraping for Prospective Data Collection


This project is an ongoing application of novel data collection methods to study for formation and adoption of extremist attitudes online.




Decision-Making and Support for Political Violence


This an ongoing set of studies examining the relationship between measures of decision-making and support for the use of political violence.




United States Federal and State Twitter Project


A Twitter web-scraper for all official accounts of members of the United States Congress, U.S. Governors, and National-Security relevant Federal Executive positions.