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
Shahd Al-JanabiCognitive NeuroscienceCognitive Science, Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology
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
Dan AuerbachData-Driven Water Solutions
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
Rene BrucknerFilm History & Media ArchaeologyFilm, Media
Pam BryerEnvironmental Toxicology
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
Evelyn Ch'ienCultural ProductionLiterature
Tom ChittendenTheoretical Systems BiologyBiology
Maciej ChojnowskiGeometrical Model of Particle MassPhysics
Krishna ChoudharyBiomedical Data Science
Timothy CiesielskiTransdisciplinary Public HealthMedicine
Michael ClaragePlasma AstrophysicsPhysics
Dana CohenComputational BiologyBiology
Steve CohnMeteorology & Transportation Innovation
Nadia ColburnLiterature, Reading, Trauma StudiesLiterature
Andrew CollinsOperations Research
Will ConnorEthnomusicologyMusical Instruments, Gothic/Lovecraftian Studies
Denise CookGenetics of PersonalityGenetics
Simon CoppardMarine BiologyPhylogeography, Venomics, Lunar Spawning, Sea Urchin Microbiomes
Franco CorteseBiomedical GerontologyAging
Victoria CostaCommunity Engagement
Michelle Marchetti CoughlinEarly American & Womens' HistoryHistory
Joachim DaggHistory of Biology
Jovita De LoatchComparative Law & Economics/Legal AnthropologyEnvironmental Law, Urban Planning
Jeffrey T DennistonMathematics and LogicTopology, Linguistics
Jennifer DoeringMusic CompositionMusic
Ashton DrewDecision Science
Ruth DuerrScience Data Management, Software & System EngineeringComputer Science, Informatics, Information Science, Cryology, Semantics
Harry DurginScience CommunicationClimate Change
Sepehr EhsaniPhilosophical BiologyBiology, Philosophy
Mareen EngelRegulation of Gene Expression in the BrainBiology, Neuroscience, Epigenetics
Bob FagenAnimal Play BehaviorBiology
Andronikos FalagkasInterculturalism & Global Vision
Ben FertigEcological DynamicsBiology
Doug FischerBiogeographyBiology
Edward FlachBiology PredictionBiology
Maryam ForghaniAncient Greek Philosophy and Persian Literature and the Tradition of WisdomPhilosophy, Classics
Miguel FortunaNetwork ScienceEvolution, Ecology, Computational Biology
Paul FrazerMulti-trait Motivation
Aaron FreemanBehavioral BiologyNeuroscience, Biology, Behavior, Science Communication
Tirthankar GhosalScholarly Language Processing
Philipp GläserPlanetary Science
Jennifer GoddardHeritage & Illicit Antiques
Candace GossenEnvironmental ArchaeologyArchaeology
Vesselin GueorguievTheoretical Physics, Astrophysics, & CosmologyPhysics, Mathematics, Computer Modeling & Simulations
Paul GuggerEcological GenomicsBiology
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
Ralph HaygoodEcology & EvolutionBiology
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
Nicholas JacksonInternational Development
Arkadiusz JadczykQuantum Theory & GeometryPhysics
Maria JakubikKnowledge Management & Leadership
Min A JhunGenetic EpidemiologyGenetics, Epigenetics
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
Richard KirbyMarine Plankton ScienceBiology
Roman KoganGeometric Group TheoryMathematics
Vesta KorniakovaSynthetic Biology & Biotechnology
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
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
AJ LumsdaineOpen Science Problem Solving
Vaibhav MadhokQuantum Information Science, Mathematical Biology, & Complex SystemsPhysics
Simon MalianManagement Control Systems
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
Regina MonacoComplex Systems / AI / NeuroscienceBiology, Neuroscience
Emily MonossonEvolutionary ToxicologyBiology, Evolution, Medicine
Gloria MontebrunoJapan Studies
Jaime Moreno TejadaHistorical GeographyHistory
Anthony MorleyPhilosophy & Politics
Christina MuirheadPopulation GeneticsBiology, Evolution
Swami NarasimhanandaIndologyPhilosophy, Religion
Gam NguyenCommunication Systems and NetworksElectrical Engineering
Chike NwabuoCardiovascular Epidemiology and ImagingMedicine, Public Health
Malory NyeCulture, Religion, & AnthropologyReligion, Anthropology
Koshi OkamuraCondensed-Matter PhysicsPhysics
Steven OrzackBiologyBiology, Evolution
Octavio Paez OsunaAlgebraic Curves & Combinatorial ConfigurationsMathematics, Cryptography, Coding Theory
Michael PalmerEvolution of ComplexityBiology, Evolution
Tessa PeixotoMarine Biology
Carlos PerelmanMathematical Physics
Elina PetrovaThe Innovation and Marketing InterfaceEconomics of Innovation, Technology Management, Marketing, Entrepreneurship
Vitaly RadskyInternational Development & Education
Gillian RagsdaleBiological Psychology & GeneticsBiology, Evolution
Brent RanalliHistory / Philosophy / PolicyHistory, Philosophy
Benjamin RedelingsMathematical & Computational BiologyBayesian Statistics, MCMC
Vicente ReyesComputational, Mathematical, & Structural BiologyBiology, Medicine
Carolina ReyesEnvironmental Microbiology
Nailah RiccoBehavioral Resistance within the African Diaspora
Cora RoelofsOccupational Health
Jeffrey RosePaleoanthropologyAnthropology
Sara RosenquistSexual & Reproductive Health PsychologyPsychology
Brandon RoutmanBehavioral Economics & Evolutionary TheoryEconomics, Evolution
Kathleen RowleyEducation & the Path(s) TakenEducation
Ronald RuggieroCriminology / Penology
Deborah SafronSociologySociology
Sean Avila SaiterTranspersonal-Phenomenological PsychologyPsychology
Vicenta SalvadorPhysiology & EvolutionBiology, Evolution
Tammy SandersLearning for Digital-Age ProfessionalsEducation
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
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
Cheryl SundbergTransformative Science EducationEducation
Alaina TalboyCognitive Psychology, Judgement, & Decision MakingProbabilistic Reasoning and Thinking
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
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
Gordon WebsterModeling Paradigms for the Life SciencesComputational Biology
Mona WellsEnvironmental Management and Impact Assessment
Jon F WilkinsEvolutionBiology, Evolution
John S WilkinsHistory & Philosophy of BiologyBiology, History, Philosophy
Rebecca WillénMetascience & PsychologyMetascience, Open Science, Psychology
Donald A WindsorParasitologyBiology
Eleanor WynnAnthropologyAnthropology