Research Scholars

The Ronin Institute’s Research Scholars represent fields across the academic spectrum, with many individual scholars contributing to multiple traditional disciplines.  See also our map with the locations of current scholars and a high-level overview of their research areas and regions.

NameResearch AreaResearch Tags
Lianne AbrahamsSingle Cell Systems BiologyBiology, Cancer
Abdul AjiaLeadership Theory and Practice / Public Policy
Shahd Al-JanabiCognitive NeuroscienceCognitive Science, Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology
Mattia AllietaSolid State Chemistry & Data ScienceChemistry, Crystallography, X-ray powder diffraction, pair distribution function
Lee AltenbergEvolutionary TheoryBiology, Mathematics, Computer Science
Katherine AndrewsTranslational ScienceChemistry
Larry AndrewsCrystallography & Lattice ClassificationPhysics
Wei Rong AngSocially Responsible Investment & Financial EconomicsEconomics
Patricia AppelbaumReligious StudiesReligion
Hugo Arias-PulidoTranslational Cancer ResearchBiology, Medicine
Kondo AssiComputational ImagingPhysics, Mathematics, Computer Science
Dan AuerbachData-Driven Water Solutions
Arulpoomalai AyyanarEnvironmental ChemistryHeavy metals, Remediation, Soil
Kristina BainesMedical and Ecological AnthropologyAnthropology
Curt BalchEpigenetics & Cancer BiologyBiology, Medicine
Soumya BanerjeeComputational ImmunologyBiology, Medicine
Bishal BanjaraPhysics
Sean BarberieData Science & DronesComputer Science
Michele Battle-FisherSystems Thinking & Health Policy / Governance / Legal Studies
Landon BennettArtificial General Intelligence
Matt BentleyComputer ScienceComputer Science
Anamaria BereaComputational Economics / Linguistics / SemioticsEconomics
Aviv BergmanSystems BiologyAging
Herbert BernsteinStructural Biology / Data ScienceCrystallography
Jyotiranjan BeuriaHigh Energy PhysicsPhysics
Seth BittkerEpidemiology of Inflammatory DiseasesAutism
Martin BohleStudies of Earth Sciences – Society RelationsData Science, Earth Science, Marine Physics, Geoethics
Katerina Bohle CarbonellOrganizational Behavior
Mohamed Samir BoudriouaApplied Mathematics
Robert Ian BowersBehavior Systems
Richard BrittonTheologyTheology, New Testament, Critical Theory, Philosophy
Rene BrucknerFilm History & Media ArchaeologyFilm, Media
Pam BryerEnvironmental Toxicology
Thomas BuckholtzElementary Particles, Astrophysics, & CosmologyPhysics, Mathematics
Dawid BunikowskiLaw, Philosophy, & AnthropologyLaw, Philosophy
Gene BuninExperimental Optimization / Global Optimization / Uyghur Language
John Laurence BuschHistory of High TechnologyHistory, Technology, Economics, Evolution, Art
Viviane CallierDevelopmental PhysiologyBiology
Toni CareyPhilosophy & the History of IdeasPhilosophy
Bruce CaronApplied Open-Science Cultural Anthropology
Stéphanie CassildeLanguage & SpaceEconomics, Sociology
Evelyn Ch'ienCultural ProductionLiterature
Scott ChapmanAstrophysics
Bei Jun ChenComputational Biology
Chris ChinowthHuman ProgrammingArtificial Intelligence, Theoretical Biology, Computer Science
Tom ChittendenTheoretical Systems BiologyBiology
Maciej ChojnowskiGeometrical Model of Particle MassPhysics
Krishna ChoudharyBiomedical Data Science
Timothy CiesielskiTransdisciplinary Public HealthMedicine
Michael ClaragePlasma AstrophysicsPhysics
Samuel ClarkComputer Science
Iuval ClejanEvolutionary TheoryMulti Level Selection
Corey ClelandCollective ConsciousnessEvolution, Consciousness, Civics
Dana CohenComputational BiologyBiology
Steve CohnMeteorology & Transportation Innovation
Nadia ColburnLiterature, Reading, Trauma StudiesLiterature
Andrew CollinsOperations Research
Amy CollinsPsychologyAging, Health, Well-being
Kassie ColónLatinx StudiesPuerto Rico, Social Justice, Community, Geography, Feminist Theory, Grassroots Organizing, Latinx
Will ConnorEthnomusicologyMusical Instruments, Gothic/Lovecraftian Studies
Denise CookGenetics of PersonalityGenetics
Simon CoppardMarine BiologyPhylogeography, Venomics, Lunar Spawning, Sea Urchin Microbiomes
Christian CordaGravitational Physics
Franco CorteseBiomedical GerontologyAging
Victoria CostaCommunity Engagement
Michelle Marchetti CoughlinEarly American & Womens' HistoryHistory
Marilia CoutinhoHistory, Philosophy and Social Studies of Science & Social Studies of Exercise and Sport
Joachim DaggHistory of Biology
Mohammed DahmanData Science & Human Behaviour Big Data Analysis, Machine Learning, Human Behaviour and Technology, Decision Support Systems (DSSs)
Varsha DaniTheoretical Computer ScienceTheoretical Computer Science
Mike DanielsEarth Science DataManagement, Computer Science, Data Stewardship, Informatics, Information Science, Real-time Data
Judy DanielsGeospatial Soil ScienceSoil, Ecosystem Services, GIS, Remote Sensing
Walter DavidGeospatial Modeling & Simulation
LaVerne DavisOrganizational Leadership & DevelopmentBlind or Visually Impaired Employment
Jovita De LoatchComparative Law & Economics/Legal AnthropologyEnvironmental Law, Urban Planning
Jeffrey T DennistonMathematics and LogicTopology, Linguistics
Jorge DiazData Analysis
Jennifer DoeringMusic CompositionMusic
Ayush DograImage Processing / Signal ProcessingMedical Imaging, Image Fusion, Image Denoising, Image Enhancement, Biomedical Signal Processing
William DonaldOrganizational Behavior and Human Resource ManagementCareer Ecosystem, Graduate Employability, Graduate Recruitment, Protean Career, Sustainable Careers
Ashton DrewDecision Science
Ruth DuerrScience Data Management, Software & System EngineeringComputer Science, Informatics, Information Science, Cryology, Semantics
Harry DurginScience CommunicationClimate Change
Chris EddyEducation & Human Development
Sepehr EhsaniPhilosophical BiologyBiology, Philosophy
Mareen EngelRegulation of Gene Expression in the BrainBiology, Neuroscience, Epigenetics
Bob FagenAnimal Play BehaviorBiology
Andronikos FalagkasInterculturalism & Global Vision
Farid O FaridMathematicsMatrix Analysis
Mantel FeathersonHuman Resource DevelopmentPerformance Improvement, Career Development
Ben FertigEcological DynamicsBiology
Doug FischerBiogeographyBiology
Edward FlachBiology PredictionBiology
Aurora FlynnClimate & Community Resilience
Maryam ForghaniAncient Greek Philosophy and Persian Literature and the Tradition of WisdomPhilosophy, Classics
Miguel FortunaNetwork ScienceEvolution, Ecology, Computational Biology
Michael FowlerSoundscape StudiesMusic Analysis, Japanese Garden, Architecture
Paul FrazerMulti-trait Motivation
Aaron FreemanBehavioral BiologyNeuroscience, Biology, Behavior, Science Communication
Zoe FreggensGender, Sexuality, and Health EquitySociology, LGBTQ+, Medicine, Intersectionality, Antiracism, Queer Theory, Queer Theory
Fabrizio GenoveseApplied Category TheoryMathematics
Robert GezelterComputer ScienceOperating systems, Networks, Algorithms, Data structures, Protocols
Gloria GhenoStatistical Analysis & Methodology
Tirthankar GhosalScholarly Language Processing
Philipp GläserPlanetary Science
Jennifer GoddardHeritage & ArchaeologyCollecting & Illicit Antiquities
Elmo GomesEvolutionary Economics & Organizational Strategy Foundations
Candace GossenEnvironmental ArchaeologyArchaeology
Vesselin GueorguievTheoretical Physics, Astrophysics, & CosmologyPhysics, Mathematics, Computer Modeling & Simulations
Paul GuggerEcological GenomicsBiology
Laurel HaakResearch Policy
Fernando HaasQuantum, Relativistic, and Plasma Physics
Todd HansonHistorical Archaeology
Stacy HartmanCognitive Cultural StudiesLiterature
Marcia Byrom HartwellInternational Development
Kelli Hash-GonzalezInternational Relations & Political Psychology
Cael HasseFoundations of Quantum Theory & EpistemologyPhilosophy, Physics
Peter HaswellConservation BiologyWildlife Ecology & Conservation, Animal Behaviour, Environmental Philosophy
Ralph HaygoodEcology & EvolutionBiology
Sandy HerhoHistorical ClimatologyClimatology
Michelle HillEducational Research, Social Media, Genealogy, & Ethics
Denise HillsData Conservation & CCUSgeoscience, science policy, data preservation, energy
Meghan HollisCriminology & Justice PolicyInequality, Policing, Critical Theory, Organizational Studies
Sophie HouUI/UX Design and Assessment for Data Management Services
Aleeza HowittEconomics
Tamseela HussainMedical InformaticsMedicine
Ali HusseinArtificial IntelligenceComputer Science
Oana IancuJapanese Studies
Michael IbrahimBiophysics & Biomedical ImagingMedicine
Sakib ImtiazClimate and Disaster Resilience
Rama IyerChemistry
Nicholas JacksonInternational Development
Kenneth W JacobsBehavioral ScienceBehavior Analysis, Applied Behavior Analysis, Psychology
Arkadiusz JadczykQuantum Theory & GeometryPhysics
Maria JakubikKnowledge Management & Leadership
Min A JhunGenetic EpidemiologyGenetics, Epigenetics
Erik JohannessonAnthropology and ArchaeologyArchaeology, Landscape Archaeology, Bioarchaeology,
Yasmina JraissatiPhilosophy and Cognitive Sciences
Kim Kanigel WinnerComputational Cancer BiologyBiology, Medicine
Anne KannoLiterary Structure of Ancient Texts
Diane KellyComparative Biomechanics & NeuroscienceBiology, Evolution, Reproduction, Materials Science
Evgeny KhvalkovMedieval StudiesHistory
Kristina KillgroveBiological Anthropology & ArchaeologyBiology, Anthropology, Archaeology
Michelle King-OkoyeHealth SciencesOncology, Black Minority Ethnic Groups, Men's Health, Complementary Medicine
Richard KirbyMarine Plankton ScienceBiology
Roman KoganGeometric Group TheoryMathematics
Jelena KomlosFruit Storage
Vesta KorniakovaSynthetic Biology & Biotechnology
Yulia Kostogorova-BellerLightning & Electromagnetism
Marios KyriazisAdvanced Concepts in AgingBiology, Aging
Alex LancasterEvolutionary Systems BiologyBiology, Evolution, Complex Systems, Philosophy of Science
Forrest LandryApplied Metaphysics, Ethics, & Natural PhilosophyPhilosophy
Emily LankauVeterinary EpidemiologyBiology, Medicine
John LaRoccoNeural Engineering, Historical Technology, MedtechBrain computer interface, prosthetics, signal processing
Patrick LenzPhysicsAsteroseismology
Kartika LestariClimate Change, Variability, and ImpactsClimate, Modeling
Eli LevineApplied Social ScienceComplex Social Systems
Sarah Arnd LinderWomen in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Gary LowEpidemiology
Angelo LuidensArtificial Intelligence, Complex Systems ScienceSocial Ecological Systems Science, Quantum/Spiritual Phenomena, Education Innovation
AJ LumsdaineOpen Science Problem Solving
Vaibhav MadhokQuantum Information Science, Mathematical Biology, & Complex SystemsPhysics
Simon MalianManagement Control Systems
Ainara ManceboComparative Democtratization
Elizabeth MannMicrobial EcologyBiology
Zoya MarinovaTranslational Neuroscience
Kristina MarkmanMedieval HistoryHistory
Heather MaughanMicrobial Ecology & EvolutionBiology, Evolution
Lauren McCallMusic Composition & Music Education
Colin MeiklejohnPopulation GeneticsBiology, Evolution
Athina MeliAstroparticle Physics / High Energy & Plasma AstrophysicsPhysics
Aanchal MishraBiologyBiology
Josh MitteldorfEvolution of Cooperation & AgingBiology, Evolution
Lucas MixTheory of LifeBiology, Evolution
Johnathon MohrNeuropsychiatric Modeling of Mental IllnessBiology, Psychiatry
Nathan MolesDigital Curation & PreservationArchives, Records Management, Information Management
João Vitor Dutra MolinoBiotechnology
Regina MonacoComplex Systems / AI / NeuroscienceBiology, Neuroscience
Ken MondscheinMedieval HistoryMedievalism, HEMA, Fencing, History, Time, History of Timekeeping
Emily MonossonEvolutionary ToxicologyBiology, Evolution, Medicine
Carlo MonsantoApplied Consciousness Science
Gloria MontebrunoJapan Studies
Nicolina MontessoriCritical Discourse AnalysisSocial Movements, Political Discourse, Social Entrepreneurship, Qualitative Research Methodology
Jaime Moreno TejadaHistorical GeographyHistory
Anthony MorleyPhilosophy & Politics
Christina MuirheadPopulation GeneticsBiology, Evolution
Laura MusgraveDigital Anthropology & UX
Shogo H NakakitaMathematical Statistics
Swami NarasimhanandaIndologyPhilosophy, Religion
Barbara NatalizioHigher Education Science Policy
Gam NguyenCommunication Systems and NetworksElectrical Engineering
Chike NwabuoCardiovascular Epidemiology and ImagingMedicine, Public Health
Malory NyeCulture, Religion, & AnthropologyReligion, Anthropology
Fredrik NymanHealth AnthropologyEthnography, Community Medicine, Global/Public Health, Chronic Disease
Christian O'ReillyComputational Neuroscience & Brain Mapping
Koshi OkamuraCondensed-Matter PhysicsPhysics
Steven OrzackBiologyBiology, Evolution
Octavio Paez OsunaAlgebraic Curves & Combinatorial ConfigurationsMathematics, Cryptography, Coding Theory
William PagnouxPhysico-Chemist of Pulverulent Materials ScienceCeramics, Nuclear, Crystallography, X-ray powder diffraction, pair distribution function
Michael PalmerEvolution of ComplexityBiology, Evolution
Kristin ParkerCultural Heritage Preservation
John PaulasProfessional DevelopmentHumanities, Humanist, Professions, Careers, Life, Work, Communities
Tessa PeixotoMarine Biology
Micha? PenoLaw, Philosophy, SociologyLaw, Philosophy, Sociology
Carlos PerelmanMathematical Physics
Elina PetrovaThe Innovation and Marketing InterfaceEconomics of Innovation, Technology Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship
Dyah PitalokaHealth CommunicationHealth communication, Culture, Social change, Social transformation
Jorrit PoelenBiodiversity InformaticsComputer Science
Josué M Polanco-MartínezApplied Climatology & Statistical Data Analysis
Alberto Gonzáles PonsKorean Studies, Urban Studies, Literary StudiesKorea, History, Urbanism, Literature
Fernando PortelaStructural BioinformaticsRNA, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Computer Modeling & Simulations
Christopher H PunzalanCommunity-based Environmental Education Environmental Education, Education for Sustainable Development, Ecopedagogy, STEM
Vitaly RadskyInternational Development & Education
Gillian RagsdaleBiological Psychology & GeneticsBiology, Evolution
Aghaghia RahimzadehSocial implications of climate change in mountainsHuman-environment interaction, political ecology, climate change, mountain livelihoods, Himalaya
Brent RanalliHistory / Philosophy / PolicyHistory, Philosophy
Benjamin RedelingsMathematical & Computational BiologyBayesian Statistics, MCMC
Jonathan ReesBiodiversity InformaticsComputer Science, Philosophy
Vicente ReyesComputational, Mathematical, & Structural BiologyBiology, Medicine
Carolina ReyesEnvironmental Microbiology
Nailah RiccoBehavioral Resistance within the African Diaspora
Semidán Robaina EstévezSystems BiologyComputational Biology, Metabolism
Sara Vanessa C Rodrigues da SilvaPhilosophyBusiness Analysis, Behavioral Patterns, Emotional Intelligence
Cora RoelofsOccupational Health
Jeffrey RosePaleoanthropologyAnthropology
Sara RosenquistSexual & Reproductive Health PsychologyPsychology
Todd RounsavilleEcology
Evangelos RoussosMachine Learning & Earth Observation Science and EngineeringMachine Learning, Remote Sensing, Photogrammetry, Geodesy, Natural Hazards
Brandon RoutmanBehavioral Economics & Evolutionary TheoryEconomics, Evolution
Kathleen RowleyEducation & the Path(s) TakenEducation
Grant RoyComputational BiologyComputer Science, Mathematics, Biology, Economics
Ronald RuggieroCriminology / Penology
Ali SadraeiArchaeology
Deborah SafronSociologySociology
Sean Avila SaiterTranspersonal-Phenomenological PsychologyPsychology
Marco SalernoMaterials Science
Vicenta SalvadorPhysiology & EvolutionBiology, Evolution
Tammy SandersLearning for Digital-Age ProfessionalsEducation
Srija SanyalGender & South Asia
Elizabeth SbroccoMarine Ecology & EvolutionBiology, Evolution
Brian SchefkeHistory of ScienceHistory
Jocelyn ScheirerWearable Technology
Anneke SchmidtMulti-Faith Religious EducationReligious Studies, Philosophy
Peter SchmidtMolecular Physics: Chemical Reaction Rate Theory
Soren ScottInformaticsComputer Science
Drew ScottSoil Ecology
Carolyn SealfonLearning Development & AssessmentPhysics, Education, Data Science
B Lungsi SharmaNeuroscienceBiology
Patricia SilverSociocultural AnthropologyAnthropology
Levi SimonsDistributed Environmental Monitoring
Prabhpal SinghEthics & Moral PhilosophyPhilosophy
Natalia SizochenkoComputational Chemistry
Eric SmithStochastic Processes & Statistical MechanicsBiology, Chemistry, Physics
Richard SobelSocial SciencesEconomics
Anders SöderholmTemporary Organizations and ProjectsOrganization Theory, Management
Martina Spaeni LimaEvolutionary Ecology of Human Health & Global ChangeBiology, Evolution, Medicine
Ashton SperryPhilosophy of ScienceData Science, Decision Theory, Game Theory, Logic
Geneva SteinScience of Teaching and LearningEducation
Zachary SteinEducationEducation, Human Development, Evolution of Civilizations
Kathleen Stein-SmithForeign Language Education & Advocacy
Walton SumnerFamily Medicine & Clinical Informatics
Cheryl SundbergTransformative Science EducationEducation
Siamak TafazoliApplied Mathematics, Dynamics & Control, Physics
Alaina TalboyCognitive Psychology, Judgement, & Decision MakingProbabilistic Reasoning and Thinking
Jason TaylorApplied Climatology
Boris TefsenMolecular MicrobiologyBiology, Antimicrobial Resistance, Environmental Pollution
Anne ThessenBiodiversity InformaticsBiology, Data Science
Jeffrey ThompsonWildlife EcologyBiology
Nathan ToMedia Psychology, Cultural Studies, & Digital Mental HealthMedia, Psychology
Schuyler TowneHistory of Mechanical SecurityHistory
Meghan Joyce TozerMusic HistoryMusic, History
Keith TseLinguistics
Murat TugrulGene RegulationBiological & Statistical Physics, Mathematical Biology, Evolutionary BIology
Peter TurneyEvolutionary TheoryArtificial Life, Evolutionary Computation, Evolution, Computer Science
Jose Luis Perez VelazquezOrganizing Principles of Brain & BehaviorBiology, Neuroscience
Sangeetha VijayComplementary Integrative Medicine & Applied Consciousness Science
Biba VikasCancer Immunotherapy
Linda VilliersPaleoarchaeologyArchaeology
Arika VirapongseSocial EcologySociology
Sarah VizelComputational BiomechanicsBiology
Michelangelo von DassowDevelopmental BiomechanicsBiology
Peter WaddellStatistical Genetics & Molecular EvolutionBiology, Evolution
Michael WalkerHuman Evolution & PalaeoanthropologyBiology, Evolution, Anthropology
Ryan WalshBiochemistry & Biotechnology
Jonathan WalterEcology
Swarn WarshaneyanObsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) & associated disordersNeuroscience, Neurobiology, Biotechnology
Siv WatkinsEnvironmental Microbiology
Gordon WebsterModeling Paradigms for the Life SciencesComputational Biology
Mona WellsEnvironmental Management and Impact Assessment
Jon F WilkinsEvolutionBiology, Genetics
John S WilkinsHistory & Philosophy of BiologyBiology, History, Philosophy
Gregg WillcoxIntelligent SystemsArtificial Intelligence, Biology, Game Design, Multiagent Systems
Rebecca WillénMetascience & PsychologyMetascience, Open Science, Psychology
Ele WilloughbyMarine GeophysicsInstrumentation development, Gas hydrates, Remote sensing, Earth science, Real-time data
Anne WilsonData Stewardship
Donald A WindsorParasitologyBiology
Eleanor WynnAnthropologyAnthropology