Lori Bougher joined DDSS as a senior researcher. She was previously the data and statistical analyst with the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance, and held the positions of associate research scholar and postdoctoral research associate with the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics. At DDSS, she facilitates innovative design and analysis in the social sciences, while also leading both internal and external collaborations in social data science. She provides consultation in statistical analysis, research design, data collection and security, statistical programming, methods, and in the discovery and acquisition of new analytic techniques. She is an applied social scientist, having published in political science and psychology, and most recently, co-authoring Quantitative Social Science: An Introduction in Stata with Kosuke Imai.
Lori holds a PhD in Social and Developmental Psychology from the University of Cambridge and a dual Master’s of Public Administration in Public and Economic Policy from the London School of Economics and Columbia University, specializing in applied economics and advanced policy analysis. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional with the International Association of Privacy Professionals.