MPC Staff

MPC Administrative Staff

John R. Warren, MPC Director and Professor of Sociology
Maura Dunst, Communications Coordinator
Naila Elliott, Executive Accounts Specialist
Lindsey Fabian, Research Project Specialist
Catherine Fitch, Scientific and Technical Core Director
Seth Goldberg, Finance Professional 3
J. David HackerMPC Training Director and Professor of History  
Rachelle Hill, RDC Administrator
Rachel Magennis, Research Project Specialist

Rich Portnoy, HR & Finance Manager
Mia Riza, HR Associate
Gina Rumore, Program Development Director
Tori Scanlan, Administrative Specialist
Kate Schaefers, Life Course Center Administrator
Rob Strnad, Operations Coordinator
Abby Beczkalo, Undergraduate Office Assistant
Ahmet Dokumaci, Undergraduate Office Assistant
Maikha Xiong, Undergraduate Office Assistant

MPC Research Staff

Dan Backman, Senior Data Analyst
Richard Brantseg, Coordinator
Casey Breen, Data Analyst
Derek Burk, Senior Data Analyst
Andrew Carhart, Data Processor
Lara Cleveland, Research Associate
Rodrigo Lovaton Davila, Research Scientist
Colin Davis, Senior Software Developer
Jimm Domingo, Senior Software Developer
Julia Rivera Drew, Research Scientist
Dan Elbert, Senior Software Developer
Fran Fabrizio, IT Director
Sarah Flood, Research Scientist
Greg Freedman-Ellis, Data Analyst
Greta Gangestad, Data Analyst
Ronald Goeken, Research Scientist & Data Services Manager
Jason Goray, Web Architect
Risa Griffin, Senior Data Analyst
Joe Grover, Senior Data Analyst
Patricia Kelly Hall, Research Scientist
Jonas Helgertz, Research Scientist
Kevin Horne, Senior Software Developer
Guihua Hu, Visiting Scholar 
Lap Huynh, Software Developer
Kristen Jeffers, Senior Data Analyst
Alex Jokela, Senior Software Developer
Zahra Khani, Research Specialist
Miriam King, Research Scientist
Ben Klaas, Senior Software Developer
Len Kne, Coordinator, U-Spatial Initiative
Devon Kristiansen, Senior Data Analyst
Tracy Kugler, Research Scientist
Will Lane, Software Developer
Jane Lee, Outreach Coordinator
Willy Lee, System Administrator
Rodrigo Lovaton, Minnesota Population Center
Robert McCaa, Principal Investigator & Research Professor
Alex McWhinnie, Senior Software Developer
Erin Meyer, Research Analyst
Jude Mikal, Research Development Consultant
Alejandra Narvaez, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Matt Nelson, Senior Data Analyst
Jose Pacas, Research Scientist 
Marcus Peterson, IT Supervisor
Jayandra Pokharel, Software Developer
Renae Rodgers, Data Analyst
Sula Sarkar, Research Scientist
Nicole Schmidt, Research Scientist
Jonathan Schroeder, Research Scientist
Majory Silisyene, Research Specialist
Matt Sobek, Research Scientist & Data Science Services Director
Dianne Star, Executive Office & Admin Specialist
Patrick Stary, Data Processor
Joseph Svec, PhD Research Assistant
June Taylor, Linux System Administrator
Wendy Thomas, Data Curator
Nathan Tourunsky. Undergraduate Research Assistant
James Vagasky, Data Processor
David Van Riper, Spatial Analysis Director
Jacob Wellington, Software Developer
Kari Williams, Senior Data Analyst, IHIS
Lucas Winzenburg, Spatial Technology Specialist
Dafeng Xu, Research Specialist
Jim Young, IT Project Assistant

MPC Research Assistants & Interns

Besu Alemu, Graduate Research Assistant
Jacob Arndt, Graduate Research Assistant
Maryia Bakhtsiyarava, Graduate Research Assistant
Hend Bcharah, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Jeffrey Bloem, Research Assistant
Anna Bolgrien, Graduate Research Assistant
Daniel Brickman, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Tiffany Bui, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Megan Bursch, Undergraduate Research Assitant 
Jacqueline Cassman, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Stephanie Chen,  Undergraduate Research Assistant
Amy Chen, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Tiffany Cheng, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Scott Dallman, Graduate Research Assistant
Emily DeChaine, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Paul Dimick, Legal Project Assistant 
Ryan Dowell, Legal Project Assistant
Nicholas Eaton, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Mitchell Eckerson, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Sydney Erickson, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Ding Fei, Graduate Research Assistant
Angela Fralish, Legal Project Assistant
Eamonn Gallagher, Legal Project Assistant
Robert Gallup, Legal Project Assistant
Trang (Jasmine) Ha, Graduate Research Assistant
Daniel Habchi, Graduate Research Assistant
Suyoun Han, Graduate Research Assistant
Austin Heidl, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Quinn Heimann, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Emily Heinen, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Jason Hicks, Graduate Research Assistant
Alexandra (Alli) Holznecht, Legal Project Research
Liqi (Kevin) Huang, Graduate Research Assistant
Robert Hultgren, Graduate Research Assistant
Zuhrat Inam, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Ariana Johnson, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Ryan Kerber, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Logan Knorr, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Kassie Kremer, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Nini Le, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Gaowen Li, Legal Project Assistant
Chris Loredo, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Chase Marchand, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Corissa Marson, Legal Project Assistant
Eric Martin, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Christina McBride, Intern
Ryan McKiernan, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Alyssa Mielke, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Madison Nelson,  Undergraduate Research Assistant
Jessica Nhan, Intern
Hannah Olund, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Adrian Pang,  Undergraduate Research Assistant
Claire Pardubsky, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Elise Parks,  Graduate Research Assistant
Chase Parr, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Keiran Peers, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Arie Peterson, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Spencer Pierson, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Michelle Pratt, Graduate Research Assistant
Ryan Riebe, Legal Project Assistant
Kelsey Rodgers, Project Assistant
Annika Ross, Undergraduate Research Assitant
Mitch Ryan, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Lila Sahar, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Jim Saliba, Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellow
Alisha Scantlin, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Miles Sebald,  Undergraduate Research Assistant
Megan Secrist, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Coleman Shepard, Graduate Research Assistant
Luke Smith, Graduate Research Assistant
Allan Tate, Graduate Research Assistant
Pong Tay Vue, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Sabrina Tobe, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Maggie Tran, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Mariana Urbina-Ramirez, Graduate Research Assistant
Khoa Vu, Graduate Research Assistant
Yu Wang, Graduate Research Assistant 
Anneliese Ward, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Thomas Welty, Legal Project Assistant
Anna Yermishkin, Undergraduate Research Assistant
Xinyi Yu, Legal Project Assistant
Irina Zainullina, Graduate Research Assistant
Seth Zawila, Legal Project Assistant
Brian Zetah, Graduate Research Assistant
Eric Zumba, Legal Project Assistant