Akitaka Matsuo

Postdoc Resarcher, Methods_Dept@LSE


I am Postdoctoral Researcher at Department of Methodology at the London School of Economics and Political Science. I earned my Ph.D in political science at Rice University in 2012 and moved to United Kingdom. I used to be at Nuffield Centre for Experimental Social Sciences as a postdoc officer.

My research and teaching interests lie in the fields of resaerch methodology (Bayesian statistics, computer content analysis, “Big Data” analysis, and experimental methods) and comparative politics (political institutions, parties and elections, comparative political behavior, and Japanese Politics).