Jule Krüger

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About me

I am a Program Manager for Big Data and Data Science with the Center for Political Studies in the Institute for Social Research and with Advanced Research Computing. In this role, I facilitate and support social science data science research at the University of Michigan. I received my PhD from the Department of Government at the University of Essex in 2014. My research is on political violence, human rights, data generating processes, and model-based approaches to measurement. My professional experience is in the area of human rights, science, and technology. I am also interested in technological solutions that facilitate sustainable human behaviors to combat climate change.

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Publications

Developing and deploying an integrated workshop curriculum teaching computational skills for reproducible research
Lapp et al. (2022), Journal of Open Source Education, 5(47), 144.

A latent variable approach to measuring wartime sexual violence
Jule Krüger and Ragnhild Nordås (2020), Journal of Peace Research 57(6): 728–739.
[Replication materials] [Workshop materials]

It Doesn’t Add Up: Methodological and Policy Implications of Conflicting Casualty Data
Jule Krüger, Patrick Ball, Megan E. Price, and Amelia Hoover Green
In Counting Civilian Casualties: An Introduction to Recording and Estimating Nonmilitary Deaths in Conflict, edited by Taylor B. Seybolt, Jay D. Aronson, and Baruch Fischhoff, Oxford University Press (2013)

Manuscripts under Review

Parenting Online: Analyzing Information Provided by Parenting-Focused Twitter Accounts
Rebecca Ryan, Pamela Davis-Kean, Leticia Bode, Jule Krüger, Zeina Mneimneh, and Lisa Singh

Selected Research in Progress

Strategies for measuring difficult to observe events: The case of homicides in Colombia, 2003-2011
Jule Krüger and Amelia Hoover Green

Other Publications, White Papers, Invited Reports

Evaluation of the Database of the Kosovo Memory Book
Jule Krüger and Patrick Ball
Human Rights Data Analysis Group (2014)

Human Rights Defenders and Technology
Jule Krüger
Oak Foundation (2011)

Descriptive Statistics from Statements to the Liberian Truth and Reconciliation Commission,
A Report by the Human Rights Data Analysis Group at Benetech and Annex to the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Liberia

Kristen Cibelli, Amelia Hoover, and Jule Krüger
Benetech (2009)

Contact

Center for Political Studies (CPS)
Institute for Social Research
University of Michigan
426 Thompson Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48104
USA
julianek[at]umich[dot]edu