I assist Professor Diermeier with his work on the role of uncertainty in international legislative success rates. I survey existing literature for international data and compare how different government structures engender different success rates. The Ford Center aligns with my interests by exposing me to formal models in the political science arena.
Sophomore MMSS studying economics and international studies
I helped Professor Diermeier mainly examine existing measurement systems for corporate reputation. The study of corporate reputation as something that organizations need to pay attention to and manage actively has increased greatly in the past 20 or so years. In that time, many systems to evaluate and quantify a company's reputation have gained prominence. I helped find existing literature on the matter and examined related models in political science of mass opinion formation to evaluate these measurement systems.
Junior studying applied mathematics and economics
I research and write for Professor Diermeier, focusing on emerging social innovation models and how they impact the Global Health Initiative and the Global Health Foundation's efforts. The Ford Center engages my experience with nonprofit development and exposes new ideas of social innovation and global health technology, providing multidisciplinary exposure to the creativity behind social business models.
Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
I'm assisting Daniel in a book chapter which reviews various types of voter models and their use in modeling public opinion dynamics. I'm interested in applying methods from statistical mechanics to the modeling of opinion formation and decision making in social groups.
Post-doctoral fellow, McCormick School of Engineering