Affiliated Faculty

James Alt

James Alt

Frank G. Thomson Professor of Government, Emeritus, Department of Government

James E. Alt is the Frank G. Thomson Professor of Government, Emeritus. His current interests are in comparative political economy; the interaction of...

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CGIS Knafel K307
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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.
Hillel Bavli

Hillel Bavli

Assistant Professor of Law, Southern Methodist University

Hillel Bavli is an Assistant Professor of Law at SMU Dedman School of Law and an affiliate of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science.  He is an experienced litigation attorney whose teaching and scholarship interests are in the areas of evidence law, tort law, complex litigation, law and economics, and empirical legal studies... Read more about Hillel Bavli

Joseph Blitzstein

Joseph Blitzstein

Professor of the Practice in Statistics, Department of Statistics

I'm Joe Blitzstein, an  Professor of the Practice in Statistics at Harvard University. I finished my Ph.D. work at Stanford University in 2006, advised by the inimitable Persi Diaconis. My research is a mixture of statistics, probability, and combinatorics. I'm especially interested in graphical models, complex networks, and Monte Carlo algorithms (including both sequential importance sampling and Markov chains).

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