Visiting Postdoctoral Research Associate
Mark Verhagen is a visiting postdoctoral research associate from the University of Oxford, from where he also received his Ph.D. in 2022. His research focuses on the improvement of conventional quantitative modeling in the social sciences through computational methods and pattern recognition in large samples. Relatedly he has worked extensively with population-level registry data in The Netherlands, emphasizing identifying heterogeneity in associations. Substantively, his research primarily concerns questions of inequality, spanning educational, health and legal outcomes. Verhagen also has experience as a data scientist and model auditor outside of academia, working for governments, think tanks, consulting firms and start-ups.