Merrill Sovner

Merrill Sovner is a PhD candidate in political science and a research fellow at the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. She previously worked as a program officer and program deputy director for the Open Society Foundations, as well as part of the evaluations team at the Atlantic Philanthropies at the end of its grantmaking.

 

 

How new data can—and can’t—support academic research

April 21, 2017
By: Merrill Sovner

Human rights practitioners and researchers often ask very different questions when collecting data—how can we bridge these gaps?