M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology
M.C.R.P., Georgia Institute of Technology
B.A., Otterbein University
B.S., Otterbein University
Chris Thayer is a data scientist with the Georgia Policy Labs. They specialize in data cleaning and manipulation, de-identification of sensitive data, and science and policy communications. Their research interests including housing, open/public data, and the operation of policy mechanisms. Chris received a master’s degree in public policy and a master’s degree in city and regional planning, both from the Georgia Institute of Technology, and bachelor’s degrees in business administration and English from Otterbein University. Prior to joining Georgia State University, they interned at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and served as graduate research assistant at the Center for Urban Innovation at Georgia Tech.