Joe Walsh is a data scientist at The University of Chicago Center for Data Science and Public Policy and senior policy analyst for Community Technical Resources. He has had several years of experience helping academics, nonprofits, federal and state agencies, and companies of all sizes use quantitative tools to answer questions and make informed decisions about health care, transportation, education, and politics. A social scientist by training, Joe has lectured in North America and Asia on the application of quantitative solutions to human problems, and his research has been featured in The Washington Post, Fast Company, WBEZ, and other media outlets. He has served as a fellow and a mentor for the Eric & Wendy Schmidt Data Science for Social Good program. He has Master's degrees in economics and peace and conflict studies, and a PhD in political science. Joe is a former U.S. Marine.