I am a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Government, studying American Politics, Methodology, and Formal Theory. My substantive focus is on redistricting and gerrymandering. I work on open source R tools for analyzing redistricting and voting rights in context. I am a affiliated with the Center for American Political Studies at Harvard University and the Algorithm-Assisted Redistricting Methodology (ALARM) Project.
I am a coauthor and maintainer of the R package redist, Simulation Methods for Legislative Redistricting. My R package geomander, Geographic Tools for Studying Gerrymandering, is now available on CRAN. I am a coauthor of the R package PL94171, Tabulate P.L. 94-171 Redistricting Data Summary Files. I am also working on several related R packages this summer: ppmf: Read Census Privacy Protected Microdata Files, divseg: Compute Diversity and Segregation Indices, and censable: Making Census Data More Usable.