Graduate Fellows of Social Data Science

Spring 2024 Fellows

Dahyun Choi
PhD Student, Politics

Research Interests: Political Economy of Information Provision, Trade and Environmental Regulations, Use of Info by Business Interests

Technical Expertise: R, Python, Machine Learning, Text Analysis, Measurement Problems, Causal Inference, Interaction between ML and Causal Inference

Zoë Gorman
PhD Student, Public Affairs - Security Studies

Research Interests: Intrastate Conflict, Africa, International Human Rights, Counter-terrorism

Technical Expertise: Python, R, Machine Learning, Geospatial Analysis, Game Theory

Kimberly Kreiss
Masters Student, Public Affairs - Economics and Public Policy

Research Interests: Consumer Credit Access, Urban and Regional Development, Survey Research, Occupational Stratification, Labor Market Inequality

Technical Expertise: R, R Shiny, Python, GIS, Geospatial Analysis, Text Analytics, Machine Learning, Reproducible Research

Angela Li
PhD Student, Sociology

Research interests: Urban Inequality, Stratification, Neighborhoods, Housing, Education

Technical expertise: Geospatial Analysis, Spatial Econometrics, Causal Inference, Online Survey Experiments, R, GIS, High-performance Computing, Version Control, Reproducible Research

 

Yuhan Liu
PhD Student, Computer Science

Research Interests: Human-Computer Interaction, Social Computing, Sociotechnical Systems

Technical Expertise: Python, Java, JavaScript, SQL, C++

Filippo Palomba
PhD Student, Economics

Research Interests: Econometrics, Causal Inference, Program Evaluation

Technical Expertise: R, Python, Stata, Mathematica, Causal Inference, Numerical Optimization

Till Raphael Saenger
PhD Student, Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Research Interests: Statistical Methodology, Causal Inference with Text, Applications of Large Language Models

Technical Expertise: R, Python, Machine Learning, Statistics, Large Language Models, Natural Language Processing, Text Analysis

Benedikt Ströbl
PhD Student, Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy (STEP)

Research Interests: Recommender Systems, Societal Impact of AI, Research Methodology, Computational Social Science, Causal Inference

Technical Expertise: R, Python, Machine Learning, Statistics, Network Science, Web Scraping

Jacob Tucker
PhD Student, Politics

Research Interests: Political Psychology, Russia, Public Opinion, Survey Methods

Technical Expertise: R, Python, C++, Generative AI and Large Language Models, Data Management (SQL, DynamoDB, and Google BigQuery), Bayesian Modeling, AWS, Full Stack Web-Development, Data Security

Rae Yu
PhD Student, Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Research Interests: Causal Inference, Network Interference, Regression Discontinuity Design, Mathematical Statistics, Econometrics

Technical Expertise: R, Python, Stata, Statistics, Machine Learning

Previous Cohorts of DDSS Graduate Fellows

Fall 2023

Alvaro Carril, Economics

Dahyun Choi, Politics

Zoë Gorman, Public Affairs - Security Studies

Kimberly Kreiss, Public Affairs – Economics and Public Policy

Yuhan Liu, Computer Science

Till Raphael Saenger, Operations Research and Financial Engineering

Will Schulz, Politics

Jacob Tucker, Politics

Spring 2023

Dayhun Choi, Politics

Ari Dyckovsky, Psychology

Promise Ekpo, Computer Science

Kimberly Kreiss, Public Affairs – Economics and Public Policy

Will Schulz, Politics

Jacob Tucker, Politics

Lai Wei, Sociology