Advanced Academic Programs, Washington, D.C.

Philip Waggoner is the Director of Data Science at YouGov America, and is jointly appointed as a Research Scholar at the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP) at Columbia University. Recently, Philip’s research has focused on high dimensional data problems, statistical computing and software development, as well as development of machine learning techniques to solve problems unique to computational researchers. He is widely published in numerous peer-reviewed outlets, including two of recent solo-authored books (both with Cambridge University Press) on modern applications of unsupervised machine learning in computational research. Prior to entering industry as a practicing data scientist, Philip was a member of the graduate computational social science faculty at the University of Chicago.

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