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Executive Committee

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Paul Brest

Co-Director, Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, Professor of Law, Emeritus
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David Grusky

Director of the Center on Poverty and Inequality, Professor of Sociology
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Jens Hainmueller

Co-Director of the Immigration Policy Lab, Professor of Political Science
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David Laitin

Co-Director of the Immigration Policy Lab, Professor of Political Science
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Dan McFarland

Director, Center for Computational Social Science, Graduate School of Education, Professor of Sociology and Organizational Behavior
Social dynamics of educational systems
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Walter Powell

Co-Director of the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, Professor of Education & Sociology (by courtesy)
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Rob Reich

Co-Director of the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, Associate Professor of Political Science
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Mitchell Stevens

Director of the Center for Advanced Research through Online Learning, Associate Professor of Sociology

Mike Tomz

William Bennett Munro Professor of Political Science, Director of the Center for American Democracy
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Karen Cook

IRiSS Director, Ray Lyman Wilbur Professor of Sociology
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Matt Snipp

IRiSS Deputy Director, Director of Secure Data Center, Burnet C. and Mildred Finley Wohlford Professor of Humanities and Sciences

Current Faculty Fellows

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Adam Bonica

Political Science
The Judicial Tug of War: How Lawyers, Politicians, and Ideological Incentives Shape the American Judiciary
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James Fearon

Political Science
The Costs of Violence
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Duana Fullwiley

Anthropology
Tabula Raza: Mapping Race and Human Diversity in American Genome Science
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Sharika Thiranagama

Anthropology
Inheritance and Inequality in the Current Global Era

Mike Tomz

William Bennett Munro Professor of Political Science, Director of the Center for American Democracy
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Slyvia Yanagisako

Anthropology
Inheritance and Inequality in the Current Global Era

Current Seed Grant Recipients

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Patricia Bromley

GSE/Sociology
Reformism: The Causes and Consequences of National Education Reform Worldwide, 1970-2016
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Vasiliki Fouka

Political Science
Poverty and Hate: The Causal Effect of Economic Distress on Xenophobia
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Saad Gulzar

Political Science
Poverty and Hate: The Causal Effect of Economic Distress on Xenophobia
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Lochlann Jain

Anthropology
The Long Fortuitious Rise and Quick Descent of Heptavax-B (1960-1985)
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Clayton Nall

Political Science
Where Interests Trump Ideology: Addressing Suburban Liberals' Support for Exclusionary Local Housing Policies
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Krish Seetah

Anthropology
Integrating Archaeo-Historic, Climatic, and Genomic Data for Comparative Malaria Modeling