Host institution: University of Warsaw, Institute of Sociology
Grant start date: Dec 1, 2019
Grant end date: Aug 31, 2020
Field of study: Political Sciences
Project title: “Evaluating Dis-information campaigns on social media in Central and Eastern Europe with Data Science and Machine Learning Techniques”
Bio: Tyler H. Lippert is a Policy Analyst, Lawyer, and Data Scientist. He earned a Ph.D. in Policy Analysis from the RAND Graduate School, where he also conducted research for RAND Corporation. Specifically, his dissertation uses a risk governance framework to explore the risk associated with climate change from the perspective of NATO. He also holds a J.D. from Northwestern University’s School of Law, an M.A. from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, and a B.Sc. from Kings Point. Tyler was the Editor in Chief of the Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business.
Tyler served throughout Africa, the Middle East, and Europe, and on multiple occasions with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). His NATO assignments include peacekeeping missions in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, and Afghanistan, as well as the NATO regional headquarters in Naples, Italy, the NATO military headquarters (SHAPE) in Casteau, Belgium, and the U.S. Delegation to NATO in Brussels, Belgium. Previously, Tyler served on the staff of the Deputy Middle East Envoy (for Security) and U.S. Security Coordinator in Jerusalem, and as a Short-Term Observer with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe.
During his Fulbright grant in Poland, Tyler will evaluate social media dis-information campaigns using machine learning and data science techniques, hosted by the Institute of Sociology at the University of Warsaw. Tyler enjoys cooking, and attended the Professional Culinary Arts program at the Northwest Culinary Academy of Vancouver.