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James Dumlao


James M. Zumel Dumlao is a 2nd-year PhD student at UMSI. He is a computational social scientist who primarily uses applied microeconomics methods on big datasets. His current work examines how evaluator selection processes are related to global inequities in peer review. Other research interests include the cultural and cognitive factors in hypothesis generation and the ways knowledge claims challenge or reinforce cultural ideologies.




Areas of interest

Knowledge and Cultural Production, Science of Science


BA/MS 4+1 University of San Francisco (International and Development Economics)