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

  • Associate 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)