I am a computational social researcher and data scientist specialized in the quantitative analysis of political and social behavior. I currently serve as Data Science Manager in the Statistics and Survey Methodology Unit of Westat where I architect tools and methods for the efficient collection of high quality data.

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My research is driven by my interest in the fragile relation between public opinion and political representation. I have written about digital media as a source of data for social reseach and about democratic representation. I am also interested in the application of computational methods for social research, with an emphasis on survey data.

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I irregularly post short notes about books and papers that I have found interesting, research ideas that I am working on, and general thoughts about doing research outside academia. My publications for popular media can be found here.

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Lecciones del error total de encuesta

La semana pasada participé en el International Total Survey Error Workshop en Sydney con una primera presentación del proyecto de modelización predictiva que mi equipo lleva desarrollando durante los últimos meses. El trabajo fue muy bien acogido en gran medida porque hemos logrado avanzar en una herramienta que facilita la... Read more ›

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