C-SoDA Core Personnel

Committees: C-SoDA Core Personnel

Director

Burt Monroe
Liberal Arts Professor of Political Science, Social Data Analytics, & Informatics
Director, Center for Social Data Analytics [C-SoDA]
Head, Program in Social Data Analytics [SoDA]
Director and Principal Investigator, BDSS-IGERT (2012-2018)
Director, Quantitative Social Science Initiative [QuaSSI] (2006-2018)

Associate Director

Bruce Desmarais
DeGrandis-McCourtney Early Career Professor in Political Science
Associate Director, Center for Social Data Analytics (C-SoDA)
Director of Graduate Studies, Program in Social Data Analytics
Acting Director, BDSS-IGERT (Fall 2016)
Director, IGaP Lab (Interdependence in Government and Policy)

Administrative Assistant

Jodi Guy
Administrative Assistant, Center for Social Data Analytics
(814) 867-2720

Postdoctoral Fellows

Howard Liu
C-SoDA Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2019-2020)
Lecturer (Assistant Professor), Political Science, University of Essex (from Fall 2020)
Medha Uppala
C-SoDA Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2019-2021)

Predoctoral Research Associate

Mikaela Karstens
PhD Student, Political Science
C-SoDA Predoctoral Research Associate (2019-2020)

Research Assistants

Samuel Bestvater
Computational Social Scientist, Pew Data Labs
PhD, Political Science and Social Data Analytics (2022)
C-SoDA Student Affiliate
Claire Kelling
PhD Student, Statistics & Social Data Analytics
BDSS-IGERT Fellow, Cohort 6 (2017-18)
C-SoDA Student Affiliate
Sangyeon Kim
PhD Student, Political Science & Social Data Analytics
C-SoDA Student Affiliate
Markus Neumann
Postdoctoral Fellow, Wesleyan Media Project, Wesleyan University
PhD Student, Political Science and Social Data Analytics (2020)