• Staff member

Jae Yeon Kim (he/him)

  • Senior Quantitative Researcher, Code for America

Jae Yeon Kim is a Senior Quantitative Researcher at Code for America who helps team efforts to improve safety net experiences and outcomes. He earned his Ph.D. in political science from UC Berkeley. His dissertation received the Best Dissertation Award in Urban and Local Politics from American Political Science Association. Since 2020, he has been involved in the Mapping Modern Agora Project at the SNF Agora Institute at Johns Hopkins University, which uses big data and machine learning to map the US civil society at scale. In 2022, he was an assistant professor of data science at the KDI School of Public Policy and Management in South Korea. Jae loves using data to solve public problems and strengthen civic engagement.