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James Alt

James Alt

Frank G. Thomson Professor of Government, Department of Government
James E. Alt is the Frank G. Thomson Professor of Government. His current interests are in comparative political economy; the interaction of voters, political... Read more about James Alt
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Andrew Ballard

Andrew Ballard

Assistant Professor, Department of Government, American University
Assistant Professor of Government at American University specializing in Congressional institutions and elections, applied statistics, and machine learning.
Peter Bol

Peter Bol

Vice Provost for Advances in Learning
Charles H. Carswell Professor East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Peter K. Bol is a Harvard College Professor and the Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations... Read more about Peter Bol

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Bart Bonikowski

Bart Bonikowski

Assistant Professor of Sociology
I am an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Harvard University.  I work primarily at the intersection of political and cultural sociology, but my... Read more about Bart Bonikowski
Tomiko Brown-Nagin

Tomiko Brown-Nagin

Daniel P.S. Paul Professor of Constitutional Law
Professor of History, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
Co-Director, Program in Law and History

Tomiko Brown-Nagin is an award-winning legal historian and expert in constitutional law and education law and policy. She has published articles and book...

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Melani Cammett

Melani Cammett

Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Department of Government
Professor in the Department of Global Health and Population, Chan School of Public Health

Melani Cammett is Professor of Government at Harvard University. She specializes in the political economy of development and the Middle East and North...

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Nicholas Christakis

Nicholas Christakis

Sol Goldman Family Professor of Social and Natural Science, and Professor of Sociology, Yale University

Nicholas A. Christakis, MD, PhD, MPH, is a sociologist and physician who conducts research in the areas of social networks and biosocial science. His...

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Georgina Evans

Georgina Evans

Graduate Student, Department of Government
Georgina is PhD student in the Department of Government at Harvard. Her research interest are in Comparative politics and political economy, with a focus on... Read more about Georgina Evans
Maleah Fekete

Maleah Fekete

Doctoral Candidate, Department of Sociology
I am broadly interested in emotions, gender, mental health, social networks, cultural sociology, and applying cognitive science to sociology. My last project... Read more about Maleah Fekete
Yichen Guan

Yichen Guan

Graduate School of Arts and Science, Harvard University, Department of Middle Eastern Studies
Yichen Guan is a second year master student in Middle Eastern Studies. Her current research mainly focuses on the relationship between the diverse forms of... Read more about Yichen Guan
Yunan Ji

Yunan Ji

PhD Student in Health Policy, GSAS

I am a PhD student in Health Policy doing research on health care competition and payment systems. My current projects study the use of competitive bidding in health care markets, and the impact of alternative payment models... Read more about Yunan Ji

Murat Kantarcioglu

Murat Kantarcioglu

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at DallasnVisiting Scholar, Harvard Data Privacy Lab
Visiting Scholar, Harvard Data Privacy Lab
Murat Kantarcioglu is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Director of the UTD Data Security and Privacy Lab at the University of Texas at Dallas. He... Read more about Murat Kantarcioglu
Bryce J. Dietrich

Georgia Kernell

Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Pennsylvania
Georgia Kernell successfully defended her PhD dissertation in political science at Columbia University in September 2008. Her research interests include... Read more about Georgia Kernell
Patrick Lam

Patrick Lam

Visiting Fellow, Department of Government
Patrick Lam holds a PhD in political science and masters in statistics from Harvard University. He has taught methods at all levels within the Department of... Read more about Patrick Lam
Jinjie Liu

Jinjie Liu

Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Science Services
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Elena Llaudet

Fellow, IQSS
Assistant Professor, Department of Government, Suffolk University
Elena Llaudet is a current Fellow at IQSS. She received her Ph.D. at the Department of Government at Harvard University in 2014. Her primary interests are... Read more about Elena Llaudet
Katelyn Long

Katelyn Long

John and Daria Barry Post-Doctoral Fellow, Human Flourishing Program
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Chan School of Public Health
Katelyn Long's current work focuses on the group dynamics of religion on human flourishing and the development of tradition-specific spiritual well-being measures. She completed her doctoral studies at Boston University School of Public Health... Read more about Katelyn Long
Wei Luo

Wei Luo

Associate, Center for Geographic Analysis
Research Fellow in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Wei Luo is a Research Associate at the Computational Health Informatics Program (CHIP) at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School... Read more about Wei Luo

Ji Ma

Ji Ma

China Biographical Database

I'm a PhD candidate and Instructor in Philanthropic Studies at Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, with PhD minor in Data Science at IU School of Informatics and Computing. I mainly use data science methodologies... Read more about Ji Ma

Dritan Nesho

Dritan Nesho

Fellow, IQSS
Director, Microsoft Corporation

Dritan Nesho is a business executive and entrepreneur with experience in corporate strategy, market research, product development, technology, media, and...

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Jacqueline Ng Lane

Jacqueline Ng Lane

Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory for Innovation Science

 

Jacqueline Ng Lane's research examines how diverse teams in science, medicine, and knowledge-work can make use of their resources and informational advantages to achieve innovation breakthroughs... Read more about Jacqueline Ng Lane

Dan O'Brien

Dan O'Brien

Associate of IQSS
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and Criminology and Criminal Justice, Northeastern University
Co-Director, Boston Area Research Initiative

 

Dan O’Brien's work focuses on the ways that researchers, policymakers, and practitioners can work together to leverage modern digital data (i.e., “Big Data”) to better understand and serve cities... Read more about Dan O'Brien

David Parkes

David C. Parkes

Faculty Co-director, Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard
George F. Colony Professor of Computer Science, SEAS, Harvard University
Co-Director, Harvard Data Science Initiative
David Parkes leads research at the interface between ecoNomics and computer science, with a focus on electronic commerce, artificial intelligence and machine... Read more about David C. Parkes
Roland Pongou

Roland Pongou

Visiting Scientist, Department of Global Health and Population
Associate Professor of Economics, University of Ottawa
Roland Pongou is a Visiting Scientist in the Department of Global Health and Population at Harvard and an Affiliate of the Harvard Institute for Quantitative... Read more about Roland Pongou
Wei Qi

Wei Qi

Visiting Scholar, China Biographical Database

Wei Qi is a visiting scholar with CBDB and a teacher at Shandong University in China. Her research focus is in Chinese classical literature....

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Jingjia Qiu

Jingjia Qiu

Visiting Scholar, Chinese Biographical Database Project
Jingjia Qiu works on Digital Humanities and History Research of Liao-Jin dynasties in Ancient China: Centering on the CBDB Project.
Bernd Resch

Bernd Resch

Assistant Professor, University of Salzburg
Center for Geographic Analysis, Institute for Quantitative Social Science
Bernd Resch is an Assistant Professor at University of Salzburg's Department of Geoinformatics - Z_GIS and a Visiting Fellow at Harvard University (USA). Bernd... Read more about Bernd Resch
Elizabeth Richard

Elizabeth Richard

Executive-In-Residence, Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard
Founder & Principal of EER Strategies, LLC

Elizabeth E. Richard is founder and principal of EER Strategies, LLC and a visiting fellow of the Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard at the...

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Viridiana Rios

Viridiana Rios

Visiting Assistant Professor of Government, FAS

I belong to an emerging generation of academics that rejects the commonly accepted idea that academia is inexorably detached from policy decisions and...

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Jacqueline Ng Lane

Jacqueline Ng Lane

Postdoctoral Fellow, Laboratory for Innovation Science

 

Jacqueline Ng Lane's research examines how diverse teams in science, medicine, and knowledge-work can make use of their resources and informational advantages to achieve innovation breakthroughs... Read more about Jacqueline Ng Lane

Jin Paik

Jin Paik

Program Director and Senior Researcher, Laboratory for Innovation Science

 

Jin H. Paik serves as the lab’s general manager. He works to develop the lab's strategic vision, as well as to direct project and research activities... Read more about Jin Paik

Mike Reekie

Mike Reekie

Sr Project Manager for Engineering and Technical Operations

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Sean Bock

Sean Bock

Graduate student, Department of Sociology
I am a PhD student in the Department of Sociology at Harvard University. My research uses quantitative approaches to study topics broadly related to political... Read more about Sean Bock
Peter Bol

Peter Bol

Vice Provost for Advances in Learning
Charles H. Carswell Professor East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Peter K. Bol is a Harvard College Professor and the Charles H. Carswell Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations... Read more about Peter Bol

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Bart Bonikowski

Bart Bonikowski

Assistant Professor of Sociology
I am an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Harvard University.  I work primarily at the intersection of political and cultural sociology, but my... Read more about Bart Bonikowski
Tomiko Brown-Nagin

Tomiko Brown-Nagin

Daniel P.S. Paul Professor of Constitutional Law
Professor of History, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
Co-Director, Program in Law and History

Tomiko Brown-Nagin is an award-winning legal historian and expert in constitutional law and education law and policy. She has published articles and book...

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Gwen Calais-Haase

Gwen Calais-Haase

PhD Candidate, Department of Government

Gwen Calais-Haase is a PhD Candidate with an academic focus on American Politics, Congress, Legislative Procedure, and Representation.

Melani Cammett

Melani Cammett

Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs, Department of Government
Professor in the Department of Global Health and Population, Chan School of Public Health

Melani Cammett is Professor of Government at Harvard University. She specializes in the political economy of development and the Middle East and North...

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