Chang’s research interests include comparative democratic development, the rule of law, data applications for public policy, and social science methodology.
Matt is interested in how institutions get people to believe things, especially in China and the United States (media, politics, beliefs).
Gibson is interested in how labor, especially civic labor, is practiced through digital platforms. Her interdisciplinary approach is informed theoretically by the sociology of labor, organizational studies, and STS. Gibson’s doctoral research focuses on the strategies that content moderators use to make sense of their work in light of competing industrial logics.