The SoDa Center will recruit a variety of faculty, staff, and students to engage with the Center and its mission in a variety of ways.

SoDa is affiliated with the International Program in Survey and Data Science.

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND

 

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Brian Butler
Professor, Senior Associate Dean, SoDa Co-Director
Frauke Kreuter
Professor and SoDa Co-Director
Arianna Gard
Assistant Professor
Babak Fotouhi
Assistant Professor
Brian Kim
Assistant Research Professor, JPSM Co-Director, Social Data Science Major
Christopher Antoun
Assistant Research Professor
David Loshin
Senior Lecturer and Faculty Director, Master of Information Management
Debasmita Patra
ASSISTANT RESEARCH PROFESSOR
Diego Fregolent Mendes de Oliveira
Assistant Research Scientist
Eun Kyoung Choe
Associate Professor and Faculty Director, PhD in Information Studies
Ido Sivan-Sevilla
Assistant Professor
Jesse Klein
Assistant Research Scientist
Jessica Vitak
Associate Professor, HCIL Director
Jody D. Williams
Executive Director - SoDa
Katherine Izsak
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Katharine Abraham
Distinguished University Professor
Kathleen E. Stewart
Professor in the Department of Geographical Sciences and Director of the Center for Geospatial Information Science.
Katie Shilton
Associate Professor
Laura M. Stapleton
Interim Dean and Professor
Louiqa Raschid
Professor
Partha Lahiri
Director, Joint Program in Survey Methodology (JPSM)
Sarah Oates
Professor; Senior Scholar
Sharan Sharma
Assistant Research Professor
Stanley Presser
Distinguished University Professor
Susan Winter
Associate Dean of Research
Susannah Paletz
Associate Professor
Taylor M. Oshan
Tracy Sweet
Associate Professor
Vanessa Friaz-Martinez
Associate Professor
Yan Li
Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Phil Piety
Senior Lecturer and Director, Maryland Education Digital Infrastructures (MEDI) Lab

UNIVERSITY OF MANNHEIM

 

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Christoph Kilian Theil
Researcher
Florian Keusch
Professor of Statistics and Methodology
Heiner Stuckenschmidt
Chair of Artificial Intelligence
Thomas Fetzer
Associate Professor
Thomas Gautschi
Chair in Sociological Methodology
Thorsten Meiser
Professorship for Research Methods and Psychological Assessment

 

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

 

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Frederick Conrad
Professor
James Lepkowski
Professor Emeritus, Biostatistics, School of Public Health
Raphael Nishimura
Director of Sampling Operations at the Survey Research Operations in the Survey Research Center
Steven Heeringa
Senior Research Scientist

 

OTHER UNIVERSITIES

 

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Alexandru Cernat
Lecturer at the University of Manchester
Carolina de los Angeles Casas-Cordero Valencia
Professor at the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile
Daniel Oberski
Associate Professor in Data Science, Methodology and Statistics - Utrecht University
Helmut Küchenhoff
Professor - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich
Laura Boeschoten
Assistant Professor at Utrecht University
Richard Traunmüller
Professor of Political Science and Empirical Democracy Research in the School of Social Sciences at the University of Mannheim.
Simon Munzert
Assistant Professor of Data Science and Public Policy at Hertie School of Governance
Trent Buskirk
Novak Family Professor of Data Science and the Chair of the Applied Statistics and Operations Research Department at Bowling Green State University.

 

INDUSTRY PARTNERS

 

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Bob Fey
Senior Scientist - Westat
Emily Geisen
Odum Instructor and Senior Experience Management Scientist, Qualtrics
Gina K. Walejko
Senior User Experience Researcher at Google
Jeffrey Gonzalez
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Jennifer Romano-Bergstrom
Staff UX Researcher and Manager at Google
Jill Dever
Senior Director, Senior Research Statistician, Division for Statistical & Data Sciences
Jörg Drechsler
Associate Research Professor, Institute for Employment Research
Joseph Sakshaug
Professor - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Louis Rizzo
Senior Statistician at Westat
Manfred Antoni
Senior Researcher, Research Data Centre of the German Federal Employment Agency at the IAB
Stefan Bender
Deutsche Bundesbank
Ting Yan
Associate Director, Senior Survey Methodologist, Adjunct Research Assistant Professor
Lauren Bachan
Director of Research at Facebook

 

FRIENDS AND SUPPORTERS

 

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Mario Callegaro
Scientist at Google
Richard Valliant
Research Professor Emeritus, ISR and JPSM, University of Maryland