Ariel White is the Silverman: (1968) Family Career Development Associate Professor of Political Science at MIT. She studies voting and voting rights, race, the criminal legal system, and bureaucratic behavior. Her work uses large datasets (and sometimes experiments) to measure individual-level experiences, and to shed light on people’s everyday interactions with government. At MIT GOV/LAB she supported a project with the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office in Massachusetts on the criminal justice system. She received her PhD in Government from Harvard University, where she was a doctoral fellow in the Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality and Social Policy (at Harvard’s Kennedy School) and a Radcliffe fellow. Her research has appeared in the American Political Science Review, Science, Political Behavior, and other journals.