Maurits van der Veen

Director, STAIR Lab

Maurits van der Veen is the director of STAIR lab, and an associate professor in the Department of Government at William & Mary. His research investigates the origins and impact of perceptions and beliefs in international relations, with a focus on beliefs about “others”: members of different minorities, (im)migrants, foreigners, etc. As a computational social scientist, he is particularly interested in measuring different aspects of beliefs and attitudes in texts, ranging from legislative debates to newspapers to social media.

For more information, visit his website (link above).