Academic Positions

London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Methodology. Professor of Quantitative Social Research Methods, Head of Department of Methodology, 2011–present. Director, Social and Economic Data Science Unit, 2016–present.

Trinity College, University of Dublin, Department of Political Science. Professor of Quantitative Social Sciences, 2007-2010; Associate Professor, 2005-2007; Fellow, 2003-2010; Lecturer, 1998-2005.

Central European University, Budapest, Department of Political Science. Visiting Lecturer, 1997-1998; Permanent Visiting Lecturer, 2000-present.

Századvég Policy Research Center, Budapest, Hungary. Senior Research Fellow, 1997-present.


Ph.D., Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. 1998. Department of Government. Supervisors: Gary King, Kenneth Shepsle.

M.A., Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. 1993. Department of Government. Comparative politics with specialization in statistical methodology.

Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, France. 1989-1990. Awarded the Certificat d’Etudes Politiques with Honors. Specialization: contemporary European politics.

B.A., University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC. 1986-1991. Summa cum laude. Intensive specialization in Political Science, with Honors from the South Carolina College.