Sharad Goel is an assistant professor, Department of Management Science & Engineering at Stanford University, and has been a partner with Cheryl Phillips in the Stanford Open Policing Project. His primary area of research is computational social science, an emerging discipline at the intersection of computer science, statistics and the social sciences. Goel is particularly interested in applying modern computational and statistical techniques to understand and improve public policy.
Poynter teaching events:
The Stanford Open Policing Project: Inside 60 Million Police Stops, June 21, 2017