Cassandra Handan-Nader

Graduate Student Fellow

Cassandra Handan-Nader is a Ph.D. student in political science at Stanford focusing on quantitative methodology for the study of American politics. She received her B.A. in English with distinction from Stanford University and her M.A. in quantitative methods from Columbia University. Before entering the Ph.D. program, she did freelance work as a data scientist in the energy, healthcare, and journalism sectors, followed by an empirical research fellowship at Stanford Law School, where she designed and analyzed policy evaluations for the administrative state. Her work with RegLab has been published in Nature Sustainability, American Economic Journal: Policy, Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization, and Stanford Law Review.