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Wendy K Tam Cho



Wendy K. Tam Cho is Professor in the Departments of Political Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Asian American Studies, and the College of Law, Senior Research Scientist at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Faculty in the Illinois Informatics Institute, and Affiliate of the Cline Center for Advanced Social Research, the CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies, the Computational Science and Engineering Program, and the Program on Law, Behavior, and Social Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  She is also a Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the Society for Political Methodology, the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavior Sciences at Stanford University, and a Visiting Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.

Additional Campus Affiliations

Professor, Political Science
Professor, National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)
Professor, Statistics
Professor, Asian American Studies
Professor, Mathematics
Professor, College of Law
Professor, Computer Science

Recent Publications

Cho, W. K. T., & Liu, Y. (2023). A GPU-Accelerated Population Generation, Sorting, and Mutation Kernel for an Optimization-Based Causal Inference Model. In 52nd International Conference on Parallel Processing, ICPP 2023 - Workshops Proceedings (pp. 167-171). (ACM International Conference Proceeding Series). Association for Computing Machinery.

Cho, W. K. T., & Hwang, D. G. (2023). Differential Effects of Race/Ethnicity and Social Vulnerability on COVID-19 Positivity, Hospitalization, and Death in the San Francisco Bay Area. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 10(2), 834-843.

Cho, W. K. T., & Hwang, D. G. (2023). Racial/Ethnic, Biomedical, and Sociodemographic Risk Factors for COVID-19 Positivity and Hospitalization in the San Francisco Bay Area. Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, 10(4), 1653-1668.

Cho, W. K. T., & Cain, B. E. (2022). AI and Redistricting: Useful Tool for the Courts or Another Source of Obfuscation? Forum (Germany), 20(3-4), 395-408.

Knox, D., Lucas, C., & Cho, W. K. T. (2022). Testing Causal Theories with Learned Proxies. Annual Review of Political Science, 25, 419-441.

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