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

Welcome!

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 algorithmic decision-making. I am the inaugural Faculty Director of the Yardi Scholarship at UC Berkeley, a faculty affiliate of the Immigration Policy Lab at Stanford University and ETH Zurich, and a faculty affiliate of the Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative (BIMI).

My research has appeared or is forthcoming in Science, Nature, American Political Science Review, Journal of Politics, Political Analysis, Statistical Science, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A, Nature Human Behaviour, PNAS Nexus, Political Science Research and Methods, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Operations Research, the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Statistics (AISTATS), and the ACM Conference on Economics and Computation (EC).

My CV can be found here.

Contact

University of California, Berkeley

Department of Political Science

210 Social Sciences Building

Berkeley, CA 94720-1950

kbansak [at] berkeley [dot] edu

Education

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

Hometown

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