Portrait of Chris Brockett

Chris Brockett

Principal Researcher


Chris Brockett is a researcher in the Natural Language Processing Group within Microsoft Research’s Redmond lab. He is currently working on unscripted generation of conversational interactions in the Data-Driven Conversation Project, controlled text generation, and offensive language detection and mitigation.

Academic Background

  • 2014 Certificate in Applied Biostatistics, University of Washington

  • 1991  Ph.D. Linguistics, Cornell University

  • 1979  M.A. Modern Japanese Literature, Waseda University

  • 1973  B.A. Asian Languages and Literatures, Auckland University