William S. Dietrich II Professor of Political Science, Mike Colaresi, has been appointed as the new Associate Vice Provost for Data Science.

In Mike’s capacity as the AVP for Data Science, he will create and oversee a structure that will convene, coordinate, and connect with University of Pittsburgh leadership to advance data science (https://www.datascience.pitt.edu/what-data-science) efforts at the University of Pittsburgh. This will include the development of a strategy to implement the goals and actions of the Data Science Task Force.