Speaker Profile

Justin Gross

Dr. Justin H. Gross is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and serves as Chief Statistician for Latino Decisions. He received his Ph.D. in both statistics and public policy from Carnegie Mellon University in 2010, and currently teaches courses in statistical methods and social network analysis to graduate students at UNC. In his research as well as his teaching, Professor Gross seeks to help fellow political scientists become more thoughtful users of statistical methods, especially tools for network analysis, survey response data, text analysis, and the measurement of attitudes in diverse populations. In his political research, he analyzes public opinion and ideology, legislative behavior, and political communication in the new and conventional media. Upcoming publications include articles set to appear in the British Journal of Political Science, Social Networks, and Perspectives on Politics.

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