Brooke A. Luetgert
Director of Curriculum and Instruction
5720 South Woodlawn Avenue, Room 107
Brooke Luetgert holds a doctorate in economics from the German University of Administrative Sciences in Speyer, Germany, a master’s degree in political economy from the London School of Economics, and a bachelor’s degree in international relations and German studies from Wellesley College. She has expertise in quantitative research methods involving statistical analysis of data sets and large-scale data mining of big data. Prior to joining the University of Chicago, she was an Assistant Professor of Political Science and Research Methodology at Sabancı University in Istanbul, Turkey.
Brooke administers the Forum for Digital Culture’s M.A. program and other programs in Digital Studies and provides guidance for students through all stages of their program, from admissions to graduation. She teaches two of the core courses in Digital Studies: “Data Analysis I: Introduction to Statistics” (Autumn) and “Data Analysis II: Data Visualization and Machine Learning” (Winter). She also supports the computational research of faculty and students and does her own computational research.