Data Exploration and Analysis

a web-based system of interlocking tools for quantitative analysis

Principal Investigators

James Honaker (site | email) is a Research Associate at the Center for Research on Computation and Society in the Computer Science department at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. He studies machine learning and statistical methods for quantitative social science. He earned his PhD in Government from Harvard University in 2004.

Vito D'Orazio (site | email) is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at University of Texas at Dallas. He studies conflict forecasting and computational methods. He earned his PhD in Political Science from Penn State in 2013 and was a postdoc at Harvard from 2013-2015.


Raman Prasad is the project's lead back-end developer.

Michael Shoemate is the project's lead front-end developer.

Research Assistants

Aaron Lebo is a PhD candidate in Political Science at the University of Texas at Dallas.

Yu Lin is a PhD candidate in Computer Science at the University of Texas at Dallas. His research interests include computer vision for 3D generation, domain adaptation and general machine learning for interpretable AI. He acquired a bachelor's degree from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), with a major in Software Engineering.

This project would not be possible without the excellent contributions of our past research assistants: Kripanshu Bhargava, Rohit Bhattacharjee, Marcus Deng, Sruti Jain, Mital Modha, and Anh Pham.