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Gary King

Albert J. Weatherhead III University Professor; Director of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science, FAS

Gary King is a leader in the development and application of empirical methods in many areas of social science research, with a focus on innovations which span the range from statistical theory to practical application. He is the founder of Dataverse, a data archiving platform which uses CGA’s WorldMap platform to support geospatial operations such as spatial joining and map visualization. Dr. King funded the BOP (Billion Object Platform), a prototype system developed by the CGA to provide scholars with access to big geospatial data exploration capabilities within Dataverse. Professor King is a member of the CGA Faculty Steering Committee.