- Formal Theory and Quantitative Methods
Kosuke Imai (Ph.D. in Political Science, Harvard University; 2003) is an associate professor in the Department of Politics and a member of the Committee for Statistical Studies at Princeton University. Prior to his Ph.D., he received a B.A. in Liberal Arts from the University of Tokyo (1998) and an A.M. in Statistics from Harvard University (2002). Imai's research area is political methodology and more generally applied statistics in the social sciences. He has extensively worked on the development and applications of statistical methods for causal inference with experimental and observational data. Other areas of his research are survey methodology and the application of Bayesian statistical methods to social science research. Imai has published more than thirty peer-refereed journal articles in political science, statistics, economics, and psychology. He has won several awards including the Warren Miller Prize (2008) and the Miyake Award (2006), and is the inaugural recipient of Society of Political Methodology's Emerging Scholar Award (2011). Imai's research has been supported by four National Science Foundation grants as well as grants from other agencies.
Ph.D., Political Science, Harvard University (2003); A.M., Statistics, Harvard University (2002)