I am a political scientist and an Assistant Professor at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. My research interests include statistical methods, law, and race and ethnic politics, and political economy. I write on issues involving the political economy of race relations, the American legal system, and law and politics. My research has been covered by the New York Times, the Washington Post, National Public Radio, MSNBC, and other outlets.
I received my PhD in 2012 from the Harvard Department of Government and my AM degree in 2011 from the Harvard Department of Statistics. I also hold a JD from Stanford Law School and an AB degree in Economics from Harvard College. At Harvard, I am an affiliate of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science and the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation.