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Travis G. Coan is Statistician and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and a M.A. in Political Economy from Claremont Graduate University’s School of Politics and Economics. Travis has worked on a wide range of projects during his time at Harvard, from empirical studies on broadband internet competition to experimental studies on preferences for donating sperm. Travis will be teaching Applied Quantitative Analysis at Harvard Law School in the spring.

Travis’ methodological expertise centers on traditional econometric modeling techniques, time series methods, and experimental methods. His most recent methodological research involves developing estimation strategies for nonlinear differential equation models. Travis’ work has appeared in International Studies Quarterly, International Interactions, Political Psychology, and Social Science Quarterly. He can be reached at


Constantine Boussalis is Empirical Research Fellow at Harvard Law School.  He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science (International Relations and Comparative Politics) and a M.A. in International Studies from Claremont Graduate University.  Constantine works with the faculty, students, and staff at HLS on methodological topics ranging from survey analysis and observational studies to experimental design and implementation.  

His dissertation research focused on modeling and testing political economy explanations of cross-national earthquake loss differentials.  His current research agenda includes investigations of the roles of social capital and government capacity on economic, epidemiological, and environmental policy outcomes. He also studies social psychology applications in international politics.  Examples of his scholarly work can be found in the Journal of Development Studies. He can be reached at

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