Soubhik Barari

Soubhik Barari

Research Interest

Soubhik Barari is a quantitative social scientist and data scientist.

He uses data science to answer questions about media, public opinion, elections, and human behavior more broadly. His academic research explores the dynamics and effects of online misinformation, public deliberation in local politics, media coverage in U.S. elections, and political cues from corporations.

Currently, he is a Quantitative Social Scientist at NORC at the University of Chicago. He holds a Ph.D. in political science and an A.M. in statistics from Harvard and a B.S. in computer science and mathematics from Tufts. Previously, I've worked in research and data science roles at SurveyMonkey and Microsoft Research.

He writes about politics, data, and social science for a Substack newsletter called Somewhat Unlikely.