Yuri Zhukov is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a Faculty Associate with the Center for Political Studies at the Institute for Social Research. His research focuses on the causes, dynamics and outcomes of conflict, at the international and local levels. His methodological areas of interest include spatial statistics, mathematical/computational modeling and text analysis. He received his Ph.D. from the Department of Government at Harvard University, and also holds degrees from the Graduate School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University (M.A.) and Brown University (A.B.).
SUNGEO will relieve bottlenecks in research by integrating multiple sources of sub-national data in a …