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The team

Program Leaders and Affiliates

Susan Chen, Ph.D.

  • DSPG: Director
  • AAEC: Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director 
Michael Cary

Michael Cary, Ph.D.

  • DSPG: Leader
  • AAEC: Research Assistant Professor

Naveen Abedin, Ph.D. Student

  • DSPG: Leader
  • AAEC: Ph.D. student in economics in the Dept. of Agricultural and Applied Economics
Isabel Bradburn

Isabel Bradburn, Ph.D.

  • DSGP: Affiliate
  • Associate Director, Strategic & Faculty Initiatives

Michael Lambur, Ph.D.

  • DSGP: Affiliate
  • Virginia Cooperative Extension: Associate Director Emeritus

Nathaniel Porter, Ph.D.

  • DSGP: Affiliate
  • University Libraries:  Social Science Data Consultant and Data Education Coordinator