Andrew Huong Yet Chen

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Class of 2024
2024 Percy Undergraduate Grant

Andrew Chen is a fourth-year student majoring in Political Science and Psychology and minoring in Data Science. He is passionate about studying the intersections between politics, psychology, data, and education. In particular, he is interested in researching the psychosocial factors that influence public opinion through laboratory and field experiments. He serves as the Lead Research Apprentice at UC Berkeley’s Social and Moral Judgment Lab, where he seeks to understand the forms and functions of everyday dehumanization and misperceptions. Among his many other roles on campus, he is the Head Undergraduate Student Instructor of the Data Scholars: Foundations Program, where he teaches the fundamentals of data science to students from historically underrepresented and nontraditional backgrounds in STEM. After graduating from UC Berkeley, Andrew plans to pursue a PhD in Political Science, so he can further explore his interests in political psychology and computational social science.

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Major(s): Political Science, Psychology

Minor(s): Data Science