Shahab Asoodeh

University of Chicago Knowledge Lab Postdoctoral Scholar
Interests: Social Network Analysis, Opinion Dynamics, Privacy-Preserving Data-Mining, Machine Learning and Statistical Learning Theory, High-Dimensional Statistics, Information Theory and its Applications
Office: The Knowledge Lab, 5735 S. Ellis Ave. S., Chicago, IL 60637
Email: shahab@uchicago.edu

Alexander Belikov

Postdoctoral Scholar
Interests: Complex Networks, Opinion Dynamics, Machine Learning and Statistical Learning Theory
Office: 225 5735 S. Ellis Ave. S., Chicago, IL 60637
Email: belikov@uchicago.edu

 

Ellen (Nell) Compernolle

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Sociology
Interests: Family Demography, Development, International Migration and Globalization, Social Change, Gender
Office: Social Science Research Center (SSRC) McGiffert House, 5751 Woodlawn Ave. 
Email: ecomper@uchicago.edu

Valentin Danchev

University of Chicago Knowledge Lab Postdoctoral Scholar
Interests: Computational Social Science, Social Networks, Bayesian Data Analysis, Sociology of Science, Credibility of Scientific Claims, Reproducability, Natural Language Processing
Office: The Knowledge Lab, 5735 S. Ellis Ave. S., Chicago, IL 60637
Email: vdanchev@uchicago.edu 

 
Sarah Garver

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Sociology
Interests: Social demography, global reproductive health (esp. sub-Saharan Africa), economic livelihoods and precariousness, family processes and relationship trajectories, gendered patterns of work and family, mixed methods research design and analysis.
Office: Social Science Research Center (SSRC), McGiffert House, 5751 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL 60637
Email: sgarver@uchicago.edu

Chase Joynt

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Postdoctoral Fellow
Interests: Chase Joynt is a moving-image artist and writer whose work interrogates representations of gender and violence.
Office: Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, 5733 S. University Ave., Chicago, IL 60637
Email: joynt@uchicago.edu 

Michael Kaufman

National Institute on Aging Postdoctoral Fellow
Interests: Human Development; Early Influences on Adult Trajectories, Disruptive Change in Adulthood; Well-Being; Careers and Leadership; Global Mental Health; the Use of Clinical and Mixed-Methods in Multi-Decades Longitudinal Research
Office: National Institute on Aging at NORC, 1155 E. 50th St., Chicago, IL 60637
Email: mbkaufma@uchicago.edu

Molly Lewis

Sociology Postdoctoral Fellow
Interests: Language Change and Development, Cultural Learning, Cognitive Science 
Office: The Knowledge Lab, 5735 S. Ellis Ave. Room 223. Chicago, IL 60637
Email: mollylewis@uchicago.edu

Kaat Louckx

Belgian American Educational Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow
Interests:  Sociology of Knowledge, Historical Epistemology, History of Science, Historical Sociology, and Social Theory
Office: Social Sciences 406A
Email: klouckx@uchicago.edu 

Raphael Sandoz

National Swiss Foundation for Scientific Research Postdoctoral Fellow
Interests:  History of Sceintific Disciplines; Interdisciplinarity; Philosophy of Sceintific Discovery; Aplicability of Mathematics to Empirical Sciences; History of Sceince
Office: Social Sciences 406B
Email: rsandoz@uchicago.edu

Nora Taplin-Kaguru

Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences
Interests:  Urban Sociology, Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, Housing, Sociology of Technology, Sociology of Social Media, Qualitative Methods
Office: Social Sciences 326
Email: ntaplin@uchicago.edu

Lingfei Wu

Post-Doctoral Researcher
Interests:  Sciences of collaboration and innovation. 
Office: Computational Institute (Searle Chemistry Lab 223
Email: lingfeiw@uchicago.edu

Mai See Yang

Post-Doctoral Fellow, Center on the Demography and Economics of Aging, Sociology
Interests:  Mental health issues related to older minorities, well-being among aging veterans, applied research, age-friendly communities, demography of aging, survey methods. 
Office: The Center for Health and Social Sciences 
Email: msyang@uchicago.edu