Inna Kouper is a research scientist at the IU School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering and the Center for Survey Research. Her research focuses on the history and sociology of knowledge production and dissemination, with a particular emphasis on emerging technologies and data practices. Dr. Kouper has decades of experience in social science research and leads several externally funded projects that create and evaluate cyberinfrastructure, improve data management, and promote openness and transparency in research. She also co-leads the Midwest Big Data Hub and coordinates the early career fellowship program at the Research Data Alliance. At the CSR, Dr. Kouper is a data quality analyst for the Person to Person Health Interview Study, a part of Indiana University’s Precision Health Initiative Grand Challenge.

Kouper has a PhD in information science from Indiana University Bloomington and a PhD in sociology from the Institute of Sociology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.


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