Shiro Kuriwaki

Shiro Kuriwaki joins Yale as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and the Institution for Social and Policy Studies. His research seeks to understand the mechanics of democratic representation in American politics. This research agenda primarily improves upon the measurement of electoral behavior and public opinion, and studies how individual behavior aggregates to geographic districts, elected representatives, and public policy.  His published work in political science and statistics has appeared in Nature, American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Science Advances, and Harvard Data Science Review. He received his Ph.D. in Government from Harvard University and his A.B. in Public Policy from Princeton University.