MEGAN K. STRAIT

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Broadly, my work concerns the design, development, and deployment of agentic technologies. In particular, toward ensuring emergent systems are good (or at least not bad) for society, I study manifestations of antisociality in human-agent and agent-mediated interactions — from aversion to aggression to animosity — to understand where things go wrong and identify what is needed to do better. Below is a set of representative, recent publications (a complete list is available via Google Scholar):