Dr. Justin H. Gross is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also serves as Chief Statistician for Latino Decisions. Gross received his Ph.D. in both statistics and public policy from Carnegie Mellon University.
He teaches courses in statistical methods and social network analysis to graduate students in political science at UNC and previously taught mathematics in both English and Spanish. In his research as well as his teaching, Professor Gross seeks to help fellow political scientists become more thoughtful users of statistical methods, especially tools for network analysis, survey response data, text analysis, and categorical and latent variables.
In his political research, he analyzes public opinion and ideology, legislative behavior, and political communication in new and conventional media.Upcoming publications include articles set to appear in the British Journal of Political Science, Social Networks, and Perspectives on Politics.