Sara Luxmoore

Sara Luxmoore

Researcher

LSE Cities

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Languages
English, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish
Key Expertise
Quantitative Methods, Research Design, Historical Persistence and Legacy

About me

Sara is a researcher based between LSE Cities and LSE Data Science Institute. She is doing an MSc in Applied Social Data Science, having completed a BSc in Politics and Philosophy at LSE with a year in UC Berkeley studying Ethnic Studies and Data Science. She works with quantitative methods, including textual analysis and spatial analysis, and uses Python, R and GIS. She has held Research Assistant positions in UC Berkeley and LSE in both Political Science and Philosophy and has previously worked for the Guardian, Transparency International in Brazil and Warsaw POLIN Museum. Her dissertation was a historical persistence study which looked at the spatial distributions of the pre-war Jewish community and its association with contemporary support for the populist right in Poland, for which she won the LSE Department of Government Dissertation Prize.


 

 

 

Expertise Details

Quantitative Methods; Research Design; Historical Persistence and Legacy; Modern Political Economy; Polish and Jewish Studies; Spatial Economic Analysis.