Kartik Goyal is an assistant professor in the School of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech. His research interests are in natural language processing and machine learning problems that involve developing probabilistic models of latent structure in naturally occurring data with capabilities of interpretability and control. His recent work has focused on developing machine learning techniques for various problems in cultural analytics and digital humanities. Prior to Georgia Tech, he was a research assistant professor at Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago. He received his PhD from Language Technologies Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.