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Kirk Bansak
Assistant Professor of Political Science
University of California, Berkeley


I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at UC Berkeley. My research interests are in causal inference, experimental design and analysis, immigration policy, survey methodology, political economy, and computational social science. I am also a faculty affiliate of the Immigration Policy Lab at Stanford University and ETH Zurich.

My research has appeared or is forthcoming in Science, American Political Science Review, Political AnalysisJournal of Politics, Statistical SciencePolitical Science Research and Methods, Nature Human Behaviour, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series ALegislative Studies Quarterly, and the ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (EC).


My CV can be found here.


University of California, Berkeley

Department of Political Science

210 Social Sciences Building

Berkeley, CA 94720-1950

kbansak [at] berkeley [dot] edu


Ph.D. in Political Science

Stanford University

M.S. in Statistics

Stanford University

M.A. in Law and Diplomacy

Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

B.A. in Anthropology

Harvard University


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