Michelle (Chunxiao) Gao

Michelle (Chunxiao) Gao

Statistics, Economics

About My Data+ Experience

“It is actually very interesting. I thought it data science research was supposed to be highly technical and demanding in terms of the skill sets, but it turned out it can still be done as undergraduates.”

Related Projects

Ashley Murray (Chemistry/Math), Brian Glucksman (Global Cultural Studies), and Michelle Gao (Statistics/Economics) spent 10 weeks analyzing how meaning and use of the work “poverty” changed in presidential documents from the 1930s to the present. The students found that American presidential rhetoric about poverty has shifted in measurable ways over time. Presidential rhetoric, however, doesn’t necessarily...