Graduate Students (Alumni)

Beatrice Abiero

  • Associate Research Scientist, Ipsos Public Affairs (2016-)
  • PhD, Health Policy & Administration and Demography (2016)
  • BDSS-IGERT Fellow, Cohort 1 (2012-2014)

Margaret (Molly) Ariotti

  • Assistant Professor of International Affairs, University of Georgia
  • PhD Student, Political Science (2018)
  • BDSS-IGERT Fellow, Cohort 1 (2012-2013)

Benjamin Bagozzi

  • Assistant Professor of Political Science & International Relations, University of Delaware (2015-)
  • Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Minnesota (2013-2015)
  • PhD, Political Science (2013)
  • BDSS-IGERT Affiliate and QuaSSI Predoctoral Fellow (2012-2013)

John Beieler

  • 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)
  • BDSS-IGERT Fellow, Cohort 2 (2013-2015)

Christopher Boylan, (2015-2017)

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

Wanghuan Chu

  • Data Scientist, Google (2016-)
  • PhD 2016, Statistics
  • BDSS-IGERT Fellow, Cohort 2 (2013-2015)

Cindy Cook, (2014-2016)

  • Data Scientist, SAIS
  • PhD Student, Statistics

Ben Fisher, (2014-2016)

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

Muhammed Idris

  • Resident, TED Conferences (2018-)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Concordia University (2016-2018)
  • PhD, Political Science (2016)
  • BDSS Fellow, Cohort 1 (2012-2014)

Christopher Inkpen, (2013-2015)

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

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

Fridolin Jakob Linder, (2014-2016)

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

Jennifer (Smith) Mason, (2012-2014)

  • Instructor, UCLA
  • PhD, Geography

Ryan McMahon, (2015-2017)

  • 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

Nathaniel Porter, (2013-2014)

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

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)

Joshua Snoke, (2014-2016)

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

Sam Stehle, (2013-2015)

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

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

Peifeng Yin, (2012-2013)

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

Jay Yonamine, (2012-2013)

  • Data Scientist, Google
  • PhD, Political Science

Mo Yu, (2012-2014)

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