People

  1. BDSS-IGERT Director & SoDA Program Head
  2. Director of Graduate Studies, Social Data Analytics
  3. Undergraduate Director, Social Data Analytics
  4. Co-PIs & Social Data Analytics Program Committee
  5. BDSS-IGERT Fellows (Cohort 6, 2017-2018)
  6. BDSS-IGERT Fellows (Cohort 5, 2016-2018)
  7. BDSS-IGERT Fellows (Cohort 4, 2015-2017)
  8. BDSS-IGERT Fellows (Cohort 3, 2014-2016)
  9. BDSS-IGERT Fellows (Cohort 2, 2013-2015)
  10. BDSS-IGERT Fellows (Cohort 1, 2012-2014)
  11. SoDA Graduate Students & IGERT Affiliates (Current)
  12. SoDA Graduate Students & IGERT Affiliates (Alumni)
  13. Faculty
  14. Staff

BDSS-IGERT Director & SoDA Program Head

Burt Monroe

  • Liberal Arts Professor of Political Science and Social Data Analytics
  • Graduate Faculty, College of Information Sciences and Technology
  • Director and Principal Investigator, BDSS-IGERT
  • Director, Center for Social Data Analytics [C-SoDA]
  • Head, Program in Social Data Analytics [SoDA]
  • Director, Quantitative Social Science Initiative [QuaSSI] (2006-2018)
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Molly Ariotti, 2012-13; Muhammed Idris, 2012-13;
  • Sam Stehle, 2014-15; Alex Ororbia, 2015-16)

Director of Graduate Studies, Social Data Analytics

Bruce Desmarais

  • Associate Professor of Political Science
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Social Data Analytics
  • Acting Director, BDSS-IGERT (Fall 2016)
  • Director, IGaP Lab (Interdependence in Government and Policy)
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Matt Denny, 2015-16; Fridolin Linder, 2015-16; Sayali Phadke, 2015-16)

Undergraduate Director, Social Data Analytics

Amy Linch

  • Associate Teaching Professor of Political Science
  • Director of Undergraduate Studies, Social Data Analytics
  • Co-Director of Undergraduate Studies, Political Science
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Co-PIs & Social Data Analytics Program Committee

Clio Andris

  • Assistant Professor of Geography
  • Director, Friendly Cities Lab @ Penn State
  • Graduate Faculty and Program Committee (2018-), Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Cindy Cook, 2014-15; Cassie McMillan, 2015-16; Michelle Pistner, 2016-2017 )

Lee Giles

  • David Reese Professor of Information Sciences and Technology
  • Director, The Intelligent Information Systems Research Laboratory
  • Graduate Faculty, Computer Science and Engineering
  • Professor (by courtesy), Supply Chain and Information Systems
  • Co-PI, BDSS-IGERT
  • Graduate Faculty and Program Committee (2012-17), Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Muhammed Idris, 2013-14)

Melissa Hardy

  • Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Demography
  • Co-PI, BDSS-IGERT
  • Graduate Faculty and Program Committee (2012-2017), Social Data Analytics

Alan MacEachren

  • Professor of Geography
  • Director, GeoVISTA Center
  • Co-PI, BDSS-IGERT
  • Graduate Faculty and Program Committee, Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Josh Stevens, 2012-13;
  • Jonathan Nelson, 2014-15; Robby Zuchowski, 2017-18)

Nilam Ram

  • Associate Professor of Human Development & Family Studies, and Psychology
  • Co-Director, StudioLab
  • Core Faculty, QuantDev (Quantitative Development Systems Methodology)
  • Graduate Faculty and Program Committee, Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Rachel Koffer, 2013-14)

David Reitter

  • Assistant Professor of Information Sciences & Technology
  • Co-Director, Applied Cognitive Science Lab
  • Graduate Faculty and Program Committee (2017-), Social Data Analytics

Aleksandra (Sesa) Slavkovic

  • Professor of Statistics
  • Co-PI, BDSS-IGERT
  • Graduate Faculty and Program Committee, Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Joshua Snoke, 2014-15; Michelle Pistner, 2017-18)

Ashton M. Verdery

  • Assistant Professor of Sociology, Demography, and Social Data Analytics
  • Graduate Faculty and Program Committee (2017-), Social Data Analytics

Christopher Zorn

  • Liberal Arts Research Professor of Political Science
  • Affiliate Faculty, Penn State Law
  • Associate Director, BDSS-IGERT
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Timmy Huynh, 2015-2016)

BDSS-IGERT Fellows (Cohort 6, 2017-2018)

Sara Francisco, (2017-2018)

  • PhD Student, Sociology & Social Data Analytics

Brittany Freelin, (2017-2018)

  • PhD Student, Criminology (SoDA Graduate Minor)

Shipi Kankane, (2017-2018)

  • PhD Student, Information Sciences & Technology (SoDA Graduate Minor)

Claire Kelling, (2017-2018)

  • PhD Student, Statistics & Social Data Analytics

Steven Morgan, (2017-2018)

  • PhD Student, Political Science & Social Data Analytics

Xiaoran Sun, (2017-2018)

  • PhD Candidate, Human Development & Family Studies (SoDA Graduate Minor)

BDSS-IGERT Fellows (Cohort 5, 2016-2018)

Michelle Pistner, (2016-2018)

  • PhD Candidate, Statistics & Social Data Analytics

John Schoeneman, (2016-2017)

  • PhD Candidate, Political Science & Social Data Analytics

Mark Simpson, (2016-2018)

  • PhD Student, Geography (SoDA Graduate Minor)

Amy Zhang, (2016-2018)

  • PhD Candidate, Statistics & Social Data Analytics

Robert Zuchowski, (2016-2018)

  • PhD Student, Sociology & Demography (SoDA Graduate Minor)

BDSS-IGERT Fellows (Cohort 4, 2015-2017)

Matthew J. Denny, (2015-2017)

  • PhD Student, Political Science and Social Data Analytics

Carolynne Hultquist, (2015-2017)

  • PhD Student, Geography (SoDA Graduate Minor)

Ryan McMahon, (2015-2017)

  • PhD Student, Political Science (SoDA Graduate Minor)

Cassie McMillan, (2015-2017)

  • PhD Student, Sociology and Demography (SoDA Graduate Minor)

Sayali Phadke, (2015-2017)

  • PhD Student, Statistics (SoDA Graduate Minor)

Ben Sheng, (2015-2017)

  • PhD Student, Statistics (SoDA Graduate Minor)

BDSS-IGERT Fellows (Cohort 3, 2014-2016)

Cindy Cook, (2014-2016)

  • Data Scientist, SAIS
  • PhD Student, Statistics

Fridolin Jakob Linder, (2014-2016)

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Social Media and Political Participation (SMAPP) Lab (Fall 2018-).
  • PhD Student, Political Science (SoDA Graduate Minor)

Jonathan Nelson, (2014-2015)

  • User Experience Designer, Strava
  • PhD Student, Geography (SoDA Graduate Minor)

Alex Ororbia, (2014-2016)

  • Assistant Professor, RIT (Fall 2018-)
  • PhD Student, Information Sciences & Technology

Joshua Snoke, (2014-2016)

  • Associate Statistician, RAND Corporation (August 2018-)
  • PhD Student, Statistics (SoDA Graduate Minor)

BDSS-IGERT Fellows (Cohort 2, 2013-2015)

John Beieler, (2013-2015)

  • Program Manager, Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Agency (IARPA), 2017-
  • Research Scientist, Johns Hopkins University, Human Language Technology Center for Excellence (2016-2017)
  • Data Scientist, Caerus Analytics (2015-2016)
  • PhD, Political Science (2016)

Wanghuan Chu, (2013-2015)

  • Data Scientist, Google
  • PhD, Statistics

Maggie Houchen, (2013-2014)

  • PhD Student, Sociology and Demography

Christopher Inkpen, (2013-2015)

  • Data Scientist, RTI International
  • PhD, Sociology and Demography

Rachel Koffer, (2013-2015)

  • PhD Student, Human Development & Family Studies

Sam Stehle, (2013-2015)

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, National Centre for Geocomputation, Maynooth University
  • PhD, Geography (2017)

BDSS-IGERT Fellows (Cohort 1, 2012-2014)

Beatrice Abiero, (2012-2014)

  • Associate Research Scientist, Ipsos Public Affairs (2016-)
  • PhD, Health Policy & Administration and Demography (2016)

Margaret (Molly) Ariotti, (2012-2013)

  • (Starting Fall 2018) Assistant Professor of International Affairs, University of Georgia
  • PhD Student, Political Science

Muhammed Idris, (2012-2014)

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Concordia University
  • PhD, Political Science

Jennifer (Smith) Mason, (2012-2014)

  • Instructor, UCLA
  • PhD, Geography

Joshua Stevens, (2012-2014)

  • Scientific Visualization & Cartographic Quality Lead, NASA Earth Observatory
  • PhD Candidate, Geography

Stephanie Wilson, (2012-2014)

  • Pelatonia Postdoctoral Fellow, Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • PhD, Human Development & Family Studies

Mo Yu, (2012-2014)

  • Software Engineer, Google
  • PhD, Information Sciences and Technology

SoDA Graduate Students & IGERT Affiliates (Current)

Mitchell Goist, (2015- )

  • PhD Student, Political Science (SoDA Graduate Minor)
  • Predoctoral Fellow, Quantitative Social Science Initiative (2016-17)

Xi Liu, (2016-)

  • PhD Student, Geography (SoDA Graduate Minor)

Arif Masrur, (2017-)

  • PhD Student, Geography (SoDA Graduate Minor)

Markus Neumann, (2016- )

  • PhD Student, Political Science and Social Data Analytics

M. Rosemary Pang, (2017-)

  • PhD Student, Political Science and Social Data Analytics

So Young Park, (2017-)

  • PhD Student, Recreation, Park, & Tourism Management (SoDA Graduate Minor)

Lulu Peng, (2017-)

  • PhD Student, Communication Arts & Sciences (SoDA Graduate Minor)

Kevin Reuning, (2016-)

  • Assistant Professor (tenure track), Miami University (of Ohio), Fall 2018-
  • PhD Candidate, Political Science (PhD expected 2018)
  • Predoctoral Fellow, Quantitative Social Science Initiative (2016-17)

Zhanna Terechshenko, (2016- )

  • PhD Student, Political Science and Social Data Analytics

Fangcao Xu, (2017-)

  • PhD Student, Geography (SoDA Graduate Minor)

Omer Faruk Yalcin, (2017-)

  • PhD Student, Political Science and Social Data Analytics

SoDA Graduate Students & IGERT Affiliates (Alumni)

Benjamin Bagozzi, (2012-2013)

  • Assistant Professor of Political Science & International Relations, University of Delaware
  • PhD, Political Science

Christopher Boylan, (2015-2017)

  • Data Scientist, Verisk (Dublin)
  • PhD, Political Science
  • MS, Applied Statistics

Ben Fisher, (2014-2016)

  • Data Scientist, Verisk Maplecroft (London)
  • PhD, Political Science

Vishesh Karwa, (2012-2013)

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Research on Computation and Society, Harvard University
  • PhD, Statistics

Michael Kenwick, (2015-2016)

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Perry World House, University of Pennsylvania
  • PhD, Political Science

Nathaniel Porter, (2013-2014)

  • Social Science Data Consultant & Data Education Coordinator, Virginia Tech
  • PhD, Sociology

Peifeng Yin, (2012-2013)

  • Research Scientist, IBM Research
  • PhD, Computer Science & Engineering

Jay Yonamine, (2012-2013)

  • Data Scientist, Google
  • PhD, Political Science

Faculty

Naomi Altman

  • Professor of Statistics
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Joshua Snoke, 2015-16)

Duane Alwin

  • McCourtney Professor of Sociology and Demography
  • Director, Life Course Center
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Clio Andris

  • Assistant Professor of Geography
  • Director, Friendly Cities Lab @ Penn State
  • Graduate Faculty and Program Committee (2018-), Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Cindy Cook, 2014-15; Cassie McMillan, 2015-16; Michelle Pistner, 2016-2017 )

Le Bao

  • Assistant Professor of Statistics
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Ben Sheng, 2015-2016)

Rhonda BeLue

  • Associate Professor of Health Policy & Administration
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Beatrice Abiero, 2012-13)

Timothy Brick

  • Assistant Professor of Human Development & Family Studies
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Josh Snoke, 2014-15; Rachel Koffer, 2014-15)

Guoray Cai

  • Associate Professor of Information Sciences and Technology
  • Director, Spatial Information and Intelligence Laboratory
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Guido Cervone

  • Associate Professor of Geography
  • Director, Geoinformatics and Earth Observation Laboratory
  • Associate Director, Institute for CyberScience
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Guangqing Chi

  • Associate Professor of Rural Sociology and Demography
  • Director, Computational and Spatial Analysis Core, Population Research Institute
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Donna Coffman

  • Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Temple University
  • Faculty Affiliate, The Methodology Center, College of Health and Human Development
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Wanghuan Chu, 2013-14)

Linda Collins

  • Distinguished Professor of Human Development & Family Studies, and Statistics
  • Director, The Methodology Center
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Daniel DellaPosta

  • Assistant Professor of Sociology
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Bruce Desmarais

  • Associate Professor of Political Science
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Social Data Analytics
  • Acting Director, BDSS-IGERT (Fall 2016)
  • Director, IGaP Lab (Interdependence in Government and Policy)
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Matt Denny, 2015-16; Fridolin Linder, 2015-16; Sayali Phadke, 2015-16)

Diane Felmlee

  • Professor of Sociology
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Glenn Firebaugh

  • Roy C. Buck Professor Emeritus of American Institutions, Sociology,and Demography
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Christopher Fowler

  • Assistant Professor of Geography
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Timmy Huynh, 2014-2015)

Lee Giles

  • David Reese Professor of Information Sciences and Technology
  • Director, The Intelligent Information Systems Research Laboratory
  • Graduate Faculty, Computer Science and Engineering
  • Professor (by courtesy), Supply Chain and Information Systems
  • Co-PI, BDSS-IGERT
  • Graduate Faculty and Program Committee (2012-17), Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Muhammed Idris, 2013-14)

Rick Gilmore

  • Associate Professor of Psychology
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Corina Graif

  • Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminology
  • Research Associate, Population Research Institute
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Brittany Freelin, 2017-18; Claire Kelling, 2017-18)

Murali Haran

  • Professor of Statistics
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Melissa Hardy

  • Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Demography
  • Co-PI, BDSS-IGERT
  • Graduate Faculty and Program Committee (2012-2017), Social Data Analytics

Allison Harris

  • Assistant Professor of Political Science
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Peter Hatemi

  • Professor of Political Science
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Marie Hojnacki

  • Associate Professor of Political Science
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Vasant Honavar

  • Professor and Edward Frymoyer Chair of Information Sciences and Technology
  • Director, Center for Big Data Analytics and Discovery Informatics
  • Director, Artificial Intelligence Research Laboratory
  • Associate Director, Institute for CyberScience
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

David Hunter

  • Professor of Statistics
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Stephanie Wilson, 2013-14; Cindy Cook, 2015-16)

Daniel Kifer

  • Associate Professor of Computer Science & Engineering
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Alexander Klippel

  • Associate Professor of Geography
  • Director, ChoroPhronesis
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Jenny Mason, 2012-13)

Derek Kreager

  • Professor of Sociology and Criminology
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Soundar Kumara

  • Allen E. Pearce and Allen M. Pearce Professor of Industrial Engineering
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Stephanie Lanza

  • Scientific Director, The Methodology Center
  • Professor of Biobehavioral Health
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Wang-Chien Lee

  • Associate Professor of Computer Science & Engineering
  • Director, Intelligent Pervasive Data Access Group (iPDA)
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Jia Li

  • Professor of Statistics
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Runze Li

  • Verne M. Willaman Professor of Statistics and Public Health Sciences
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Wanghuan Chu, 2014-15)

Zhenhui (Jessie) Li

  • Assistant Professor of Information Sciences & Technology
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Suzanna Linn

  • Professor of Political Science
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Ryan McMahon, 2015-16)

Alan MacEachren

  • Professor of Geography
  • Director, GeoVISTA Center
  • Co-PI, BDSS-IGERT
  • Graduate Faculty and Program Committee, Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Josh Stevens, 2012-13;
  • Jonathan Nelson, 2014-15; Robby Zuchowski, 2017-18)

Kamesh Madduri

  • Associate Professor of Computer Science & Engineering
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics
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Stephen Matthews

  • Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Demography
  • Director, Program in Demography
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Beatrice Abiero, Jenny Mason, Maggie Houchen, 2013-14)

Prasenjit Mitra

  • Professor of Information Sciences & Technology (On leave)
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Peter Molenaar

  • Distinguished Professor of Human Development & Family Studies
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Burt Monroe

  • Liberal Arts Professor of Political Science and Social Data Analytics
  • Graduate Faculty, College of Information Sciences and Technology
  • Director and Principal Investigator, BDSS-IGERT
  • Director, Center for Social Data Analytics [C-SoDA]
  • Head, Program in Social Data Analytics [SoDA]
  • Director, Quantitative Social Science Initiative [QuaSSI] (2006-2018)
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Molly Ariotti, 2012-13; Muhammed Idris, 2012-13;
  • Sam Stehle, 2014-15; Alex Ororbia, 2015-16)

Kari Lock Morgan

  • Assistant Professor of Statistics
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Kevin Munger

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for the Study of Democratic Politics, Princeton University
  • Assistant Professor of Political Science (starting Fall 2019)
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics (starting Fall 2019)

Michael Nelson

  • Associate Professor, Political Science
  • Affiliate Faculty, Penn State Law

Xiaoyue (Maggie) Niu

  • Associate Research Professor of Statistics
  • Managing Director, Statistical Consulting Center
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Zita Oravecz

  • Assistant Professor of Human Development & Family Studies
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Fridolin Linder, 2014-15; Carolynne Hultquist, 2015-16)

D. Wayne Osgood

  • Professor Emeritus of Criminology and Sociology
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Bing Pan

  • Associate Professor, Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Rebecca Passonneau

  • Professor of Computer Science & Engineering
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Donna Peuquet

  • Professor Emeritus of Geography
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (John Beieler, 2013-14)

Eric Plutzer

  • Professor of Political Science and Sociology
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Nilam Ram

  • Associate Professor of Human Development & Family Studies, and Psychology
  • Co-Director, StudioLab
  • Core Faculty, QuantDev (Quantitative Development Systems Methodology)
  • Graduate Faculty and Program Committee, Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Rachel Koffer, 2013-14)

David Reitter

  • Assistant Professor of Information Sciences & Technology
  • Co-Director, Applied Cognitive Science Lab
  • Graduate Faculty and Program Committee (2017-), Social Data Analytics

Frank Ritter

  • Professor of Information Sciences & Technology, Psychology, and Computer Science & Engineering
  • Co-Director, Applied Cognitive Science Lab
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Anthony Robinson

  • Assistant Professor of Geography
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Charles Seguin

  • Assistant Professor of Sociology and Social Data Analytics
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Lijiang (L J) Shen

  • Associate Professor of Communication Arts & Sciences
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Aleksandra (Sesa) Slavkovic

  • Professor of Statistics
  • Co-PI, BDSS-IGERT
  • Graduate Faculty and Program Committee, Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Joshua Snoke, 2014-15; Michelle Pistner, 2017-18)

Rachel Smith

  • Associate Professor of Communication Arts & Sciences
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Stephanie Wilson, 2013-2014)

Andrea Hoplight Tapia

  • Associate Professor of Information Sciences & Technology, Labor Studies & Industrial Relations, and Sociology
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Sam Stehle, 2013-14)

Conrad Tucker

  • Assistant Professor of Engineering Design, Industrial Engineering, and Computer Science
  • Director, Design Analysis Technology Advancement (DATA) Lab
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Rachel Koffer, 2014-15)

Ashton M. Verdery

  • Assistant Professor of Sociology, Demography, and Social Data Analytics
  • Graduate Faculty and Program Committee (2017-), Social Data Analytics

James Wang

  • Professor of Information Sciences & Technology
  • Co-Director, Intelligent Information Systems Laboratory
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Lingzhou Xue

  • Assistant Professor of Statistics
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Scott Yabiku

  • Professor of Sociology and Demography
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

John Yen

  • University Professor of Information Sciences & Technology, and Computer Science & Engineering
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Mo Yu, 2012-13)

Xiaolong (Luke) Zhang

  • Associate Professor of Information Sciences and Technology
  • Director, Knowledge Visualization Lab
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Bu Zhong

  • Associate Professor of Journalism, College of Communications
  • Graduate Faculty, Social Data Analytics

Christopher Zorn

  • Liberal Arts Research Professor of Political Science
  • Affiliate Faculty, Penn State Law
  • Associate Director, BDSS-IGERT
  • Research Rotation Host, BDSS-IGERT (Timmy Huynh, 2015-2016)

Staff

Kristy Boob

  • Graduate Staff Coordinator (Political Science / Social Data Analytics)
(814) 863-1595

Kristie Kalvin

  • Academic Advisor (BS, Social Data Analytics)

Greg Nolan

  • Academic Advisor (BS, Social Data Analytics)

Mia Parise

  • Academic Advisor (BS, Social Data Analytics)
(814) 865-4597