Ryan McMahon

Ryan McMahon

Data Scientist, Google, YouTube Data Science Team

Data Scientist, Verisk Maplecroft (2018-2019)

PhD, Political Science (SoDA Graduate Minor) (2018)

BDSS-IGERT Fellow, Cohort 4 (2015-17)


Ryan is a third year graduate student in the political science department. His main fields of study are methodology and American politics. He is interested in quantitative methods related to measurement and machine learning, with specific interests in Bayesian latent variable and text analysis.

He was born and raised in Colorado and stayed there for his undergraduate studies, receiving a B.A. in political science at the University of Colorado - Boulder in 2014. He enjoys almost anything that keeps him active and outdoors - mostly volleyball, soccer, basketball, and hiking.