Mr Zachary Dickson

Mr Zachary Dickson

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Department of Government

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Key Expertise
Computational Methods, Causal Inference, Public Opinion, Social Media

About me

Zach Dickson is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow on the COVIDEU project at the LSE Department of Government. His research combines machine learning and causal inference methods to study elites’ behaviour. Before joining LSE as a postdoc, Zach completed his BA in Political Science at Northeastern, an MSc at University of Edinburgh, and he’s hoping to successfully defend his PhD at the University of Glasgow in the spring (2023).


Research interests

  • Computational methods
  • Text-as-Data
  • Causal Inference
  • Elite Behaviour/Representation
  • Social Media