Dr. Justin H. Gross is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. He also serves as Chief Statistician for Latino Decisions. He holds a Ph.D. in Statistics and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University.
Gross teaches courses in statistical reasoning, political communication, and comparative ideologies at UMass-Amherst. His applied research interests include public opinion, Latino politics, political media, and public policy. He works on methodological problems in measurement, text analysis, and network analysis, and is especially interested in research methods that put statistical and computational tools in service of our ability to achieve rich qualitative insights. He has published articles in such journals as the American Journal of Political Science, British Journal of Political Science, and PS: Political Science and Politics.