Yaoyao Dai

Postdoctoral Associate Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Email: Yaoyao.dai@nyu.edu
Education: PhD Pennsylvania State University

Research Areas: Computational Social Science; Quantitative Text Analysis; Authoritarian Politics; Populism


Yaoyao Dai is a comparative politics scholar and political methodologist. She received a dual-title PhD from the Department of Political Science and the Department of Asian Studies at the Pennsylvania State University. Her substantive research interests include authoritarian politics, populism, and information manipulation. Her methodological research focuses on computational social science, quantitative text analysis, measurement, and experiments.