Elizabeth Merkhofer


Lead Computational Linguist

Liz Merkhofer is a lead computational linguist at the MITRE Corporation, where she focuses on neural models/deep learning and an adjunct professor for Georgetown’s data analytics program. Her work especially focuses on representation and transfer learning, for applications ranging from monitoring mental health-related messages in social media, judicial adjudication support, textual similarity, and content-based recommendation. She holds a BA in Philosophy and Spanish from the University of Arizona and an MA in Linguistics from Georgetown University.