Social Sciences/Politics Experts

Experts are listed alphabetically.


John Pachankis Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Public Health (Social and Behavioral Sciences)


Field & Expertise

Social Sciences/Politics

Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) mental health, gay/bisexual men, HIV/AIDS, clinical psychology

Victoria Perez Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy)


Field & Expertise

Social Sciences/Politics

Health economics, public policy, Medicaid, political economy

Laurie Santos Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology


Field & Expertise

Social Sciences/Politics

Evolutionary origins of human cognition, origins of decision-making heuristics and biases, animal cognition (primates and dogs)

Timothy Snyder Ph.D.

Richard C. Levin Professor of History


Field & Expertise

International, Social Sciences/Politics

Russia, Trump, Europe, democracy, authoritarianism

Jason Stanley Ph.D.

Jacob Urowsky Professor of Philosophy


Field & Expertise

Social Sciences/Politics

Philosophy of language, epistemology, action theory, early analystic philosophy

Carla S. Stover Ph.D.

Associate Professor at the Child Study Center


Field & Expertise

Social Sciences/Politics

Domestic violence, children exposed to trauma/violence, treatment for trauma and domestic violence

Anne Underhill Ph.D.
  • Chair and Professor of Anthropology
  • Curator Peabody Museum

Field & Expertise

Social Sciences/Politics

Archaeology, China, East Asia

Diana Van Patten Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Economics

Jacob Wallace Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Public Health (Health Policy)


Field & Expertise

Social Sciences/Politics

Health care, Medicaid, health economics

Harrison Zhou Ph.D.

Professor of Statistics and Data Science


Field & Expertise

Social Sciences/Politics

Statistics, data science, machine learning