Who is Joseph T. Walsh?

Joe Walsh is a senior researcher at The University of Chicago Center for Data Science and Public Policy. He has had several years of experience helping academics, nonprofits, federal and state agencies, and companies of all sizes use quantitative tools to answer questions and make informed decisions about health care, transportation, education, public safety, criminal justice, and government transparency.

A social scientist by training, Joe has lectured in North America and Asia on the application of quantitative solutions to human problems, and his research has been featured in The Washington Post, Fast Company, WBEZ, and other media outlets. He has served as a fellow and a mentor for the Eric & Wendy Schmidt Data Science for Social Good program. He has master's degrees in economics and peace and conflict studies and a PhD in political science. Joe is a Marine Corps veteran and a member of the Truman National Security Project.