At the heart of the professorship’s research activities is the analysis of large and dynamic socio-political and socio-economic systems.

Our research is characterized by

- An empirical focus on diverse textual data, from social media data to legal and policy documents;

- Methodological and theoretical innovation, necessary to address and explain the challenges posed by a rapidly changing world;

- Interdisciplinary approaches, from computer science to political science, sociology and history; and

- International collaboration, which improves access to data and insights from diverse scholarly communities around the world.