Assistant Professor of Political Science
Assistant Professor of Public Administration and Policy
Dr. Anastastasopoulos comes to UGA after spending time as a data science fellow at UC Berkeley’s School of Information and a Democracy Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. His current research interests in the fields of statistics and computing include causal inference, experimental design and and analysis, machine learning methods for text and image classification with a special interest in Bayesian nonparametrics and stochastic optimization methods. His substantive interests include political behavior, political violence and American politics with a focus on race, ethnicity and migration in the United States. His current work has been published in Electoral Studies and the Journal of Legal Studies.