MIT GOV/LAB Alumni
Dante was a Senior Research Support Associate with the MIT GOV/LAB where he worked on citizen engagement and access to information initiatives. Prior to joining GOV/LAB, Dante obtained his B.S. in Management Science from MIT, concentrating in Business Analytics and Operations Research. His research interests focus on understanding how positive social outcomes can be created through innovations in organizational design and behavior.
Update June 2018
Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Joining an MIT-wide movement, GOV/LAB drafted a diversity statement to outline the values that guide our research and how we work with partners.
Update April 2018
Taking a Bite Out of ‘Wicked Problems’
Jake Porway, Executive Director of DataKind, spoke as part of GOV/LAB’s Data Science to Solve Social Problems seminar series.
Update January 2018
An Evaluation of Higher Education: the Student Perspective
MIT PhD candidate Loreto Cox presented findings from her research at the Centro de Estudios Públicos in Chile.
Update January 2018
Researcher Spotlight: My Seppo
My has lived in Finland, Sierra Leone, and Myanmar; these experiences help her bring a unique perspective to GOV/LAB as a research support associate.
Update December 2017
Hard, but Possible: Increasing Civic Engagement Through Facebook
As part of our Data Science to Solve Social Problems series, Facebook Data Scientist Winter Mason presented on efforts to increase online civic engagement.
Update November 2017
Punishing Politicians and Petty Corruption
MIT GOV/LAB welcomes Professor Rebecca Weitz-Shapiro from Brown University as a visiting scholar.
Update September 2017
Innovation in Transparency Award Given to GOV/LAB Partner Participando por México
The winning website, Ciudadano Contigo, provides first-ever online access to local government welfare programs and eligibility information for Mexican citizens.
Update May 2017
'Stop Frisking Me’ Takes Top Prize at Hack for Democracy
According to Boston Police and ACLU of Massachusetts, over 72,000 people in Boston were stopped and frisked between 2008 and 2013. With a text and a tweet, Team Friskers hopes to bring awareness to this issue.
Research December 2017
Data Science to Solve Social Problems
GOV/LAB's Data Science to Solve Social Problems seminar series brings together researchers and practitioners to discuss technical solutions to "real world" social problems.