Aviv Y. Landau

Associate Director

Dr. Aviv Y. Landau is the Associate Director of SAFElab and a postdoctoral research scientist at Columbia University's Data Science Institute under the guidance of Prof. Desmond Patton and Prof. Augustin Chaintreau. In his research, he uses qualitative, network, and computational data methodologies to explore how youth engage on social media when experiencing and coping with social rejection, cyberbullying, and abuse and maltreatment. 

Dr. Landau worked for several years as a social worker in Israel with youth from diverse and marginalized backgrounds such as; immigrants, LGBQs, and school dropouts. Dr. Landau received his B.S.W, M.S.W, and Ph.D. from the University of Haifa, Israel.