Our team comes from a range of backgrounds — with researchers coming from sociology, public health, political science, and data science as well as community organizing and political advocacy. People join us at different phases of their academic journey, from undergraduates and graduate students, to postdocs and faculty. Please visit our Partner with Us page to understand more about joining our team.


Hahrie Han, Faculty Director
Inaugural Director, SNF Agora Institute and Stavros Niarchos Foundation
Professor of Political Science, Johns Hopkins University

Jane Booth-Tobin, Lab Director

Researchers/Project Teams:

Melanie Brazzell
Pre-Doctoral Fellow

Milan DeVries
Mapping the Modern Agora
Project Director

Alexandra Dildine
Graduate student

Geoffrey Henderson 
Graduate student

Lillian James
Administrative Coordinator

Jae Yeon Kim
Research Fellow

Elizabeth McKenna
P3 post-doc


Sonia Sarkar
Social Homes and Health Equity
Project Director

   Lynsy Smithson-Stanley
Graduate student


Current Undergraduate Students:

Jessica Angel

Ryann Schutt

Amanda Yuen


Lab Alumni:

Former Graduate Students and Post-Docs

Maneesh Arora

Mariah Brennan-Clegg

Amanda Brush

Adam Burston

William Haywood Carey

Jeff Feng

Elliot Finn

Ben Manski

Avi McClelland-Cohen

B. Kal Munis

Michelle Oyakawa

Aaron Sparks

Former Undergraduates

Claudia Alegre

Kate Bell

Daniel Cortes

Sami Ghanem

Joseph Heide

Leslie Irwin

Paige MacPherson

Anna Song

Elizabeth Szulc

Catherine Weatherly