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Director: Dan O’Brien, Associate Professor, School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs and School of
Criminology and Criminal Justice, Northeastern University
Associate Director: Kim Lucas, Professor of the Practice, School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs.


Dolores Acevedo Garcia, Professor of Human Development and Social Policy, Brandeis University 

Stacy Fox, Executive Director, Initiative on Cities, Boston University

Eric Gordon, Professor and Director of the Engagement Lab, Dept. of Visual & Media Arts, Emerson College

Elizabeth Jackson, Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University

Michael Johnson, Associate Professor, Dept. of Public Policy and Public Affairs, University of Massachusetts

Ted Landsmark, Director, Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy, Northeastern University

Elizabeth Langdon-Gray, Executive Director, Harvard Data Science Initiative (DSI), Harvard University

Loretta Lees, Director, Initiative on Cities, Boston University

Esteban Moro, Visiting Professor, Media Lab Human Dynamics Group and Institute for Data, Systems, and Society, MIT


Philip Giffee, Executive Director, Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH)

Renee Boynton-Jarrett, Director, Vital Village Community Engagement Network

John Smith, Executive Director, Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative (DSNI)


Michael Evans, Interim Director of Mayors Office of New Urban Mechanics (MONUM)

Santiago Garces, Chief Information Officer, City of Boston

Jessie Partridge Guerrero, Interim Data Services Director, Metropolitan Area Planning Council

Kristina Johnson, Open Data Program Manager, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Jeffery Lambart, Director of Analytics, City of Boston


Luc Schuster, Director, Boston Indicators

Holly St. Clair, Chief Technology Officer, Sasaki Associates

Aimee Sprung, Director, Technology & Civic Engagement, Microsoft New England