Hello! My name is Simon, and I am a data/research scientist. I currently live in Munich, where I am working as a developer for PreisEnergie and finishing my PhD dissertation in Political Science and Quantitative Methods (enrolled at American University in Washington, DC). My dissertation focuses on the statistical advancement of survey methodology tools and the psychological underpinnings of public opinion. I also conduct data analysis on causal inference and work as the official replicator for the academic journal Political Analysis.
I earned a Magister degree in English Linguistics, Communication and Business from the University of Munich. I followed this up with a Master’s degree in Social and Political Thought at the University of Warwick in the UK. In 2009, I spent one year abroad at the University of Adelaide in Australia. The son of cosmopolitan parents, I grew up in Lagos, Nigeria, and Cairo, Egypt, attending German schools there. These experiences have enriched my life beyond belief, and I am grateful for them every day.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions or comments.
PhD. American Government and Quantitative Methods, 2020
American University, United States
MA. Social and Political Thought, 2014
University of Warwick, United Kingdom
Magister. English Linguistics, Communication and Business, 2011
University of Munich, Germany
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