Claire Cardie is a Professor in the Departments of Computer Science and Information Science. She has a B.S. in Computer Science from Yale, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts. Dr. Cardie served as the first Charles and Barbara Weiss Chair of Information Science from 2010-2011. She has broad interests in Natural Language Processing and was selected as a Fellow of the Association for Computational Linguistics in 2015 for foundational contributions to co-reference resolution, information and opinion extraction, and to machine learning methods in natural language processing.