Anushah Hossain

Senior Data Science Fellow
Energy and Resources Group

Anushah's background is in history and economics and she is interested in questions of how technological and social trends inform one another. She uses the models and methods of these disciplines - theories of technological change, an eye towards historical contingencies, and familiarity with programming tools - to undergird her work. In the past she's studied how internet users make sense of barriers they encounter when accessing the web, how cellular communications alter the nature of village life in the Philippines, and how the South Asian diaspora finds...

Severin Saenz

Academic Program Manager III, Consultant
Department of City and Regional Planning

I'm a master's candidate at the Department of City and Regional Planning. My areas of expertise are affordable housing, k-12 education, and community economic development.

Seyi Olojo

Data Science Fellow
School of Information

Seyi is a PhD Student in the School of Information and is a member of the Algorithmic Fairness and Opacity Group. Her research broadly explores the problem space of digital memory, specifically the social discourse surrounding algorithms, ethics, and engagement. Additionally, her work often explores histories of quantification and the politics of categories within emerging technologies. She uses a mixed methods approach to research; this includes ethnography, interviews, grounded theory, surveys, data analysis and values-based design. Here at the D-lab, she leads the qualitative...

Marina Blum

Data Science Fellow
School of Public Health

Marina is a master's student in the Health and Social Behavior division of the School of Public Health. She has extensive experience in ATLAS.ti and can help you get the most out of the program. She is passionate about data visualization, and is happy to help with related questions and questions on qualitative methods.

Diana Casanova

Graduate School of Education

Diana Casanova is a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate with the Graduate School of Education. Diana’s research is focused on the policies and practices that empower family and community stakeholders to act collectively and affect social change. Specifically, she studies the implementation of California’s school finance reform, which includes a more structured and democratic process of stakeholder engagement, seeking to illustrate the relationship between a state initiative aimed at bringing families into policy-making spaces and the ways that families find and make meaning in these spaces...

Reubén Pérez


Reubén Pérez is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Sociology at UC Berkeley, where his research focuses on the politics of ethnoracial data production in the context of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Ann Glusker, Ph.D.

Sociology, Demography, & Quantitative Research Librarian
Doe Library

Ann Glusker is the Sociology, Demography, & Quantitative Research Librarian at University of California Berkeley. She has worked in medical, special and public libraries. Before changing careers to librarianship, she spent a decade as an epidemiologist at Public Health – Seattle & King County, working both as an analyst doing survey and community assessment work, and answering data requests from researchers, government officials, and the public. She has a Ph.D. in Sociology/Demography, a Master’s in Public Health and a Master’s in Library and Information Science, all from the...