About the Department

Gary King

Gary King

Albert J. Weatherhead III University Professor

Gary King is the Albert J. Weatherhead III University Professor at Harvard University -- one of 22 with the title of University Professor. He is based in the Department of Government (in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences) and serves as Director of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science.  King develops and applies empirical methods in many areas of social science research, focusing on innovations that span the range from statistical theory to practical application.  King is an Elected Fellow of 5 honorary societies, has won more than 30 "best of" awards for his articles, books, conference papers, and software, among others, and has served on 24 editorial boards.  His more than 120 journal articles, 15 open source software packages, and 8 books span most aspects of political methodology, many fields of political science, and several other scholarly disciplines.For more information, see his homepage, a longer bio, or his Twitter updates (@kinggary).

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