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Repairing Political Redistricting

Episode 22
April 23, 2020

Host John Markoff chats with Wendy K. Tam Cho, a 2019-20 CASBS fellow, Senior Research Scientist at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, and professor of political science, statistics, mathematics, law, and Asian American studies at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Cho’s computer modeling produces and analyzes millions of finely tuned district maps. Cho and Markoff discuss the ways in which technology can reshape the process of political redistricting.

Shout-out to Drina Adams, finance associate on the CASBS staff, for opening the episode for us!


Human Centered features conversations about projects and research undertaken by CASBS fellows and other affiliates whose work engages central themes of concern to the Center. The podcast also features audio versions of events from CASBS's awesome online webcast series, Social Science for a World in Crisis.