Assistant Director for Archives, Odum Institute for Research in Social Science
Thu-Mai Christian is the Assistant Director for Archives at the Odum Institute for Research in Social Science at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (UNC). She was actively involved in developing the replication and verification procedures for the American Journal of Political Science. Christian has an M.S. in Information Science from UNC and is currently studying for a Ph.D. in Information and Library Science there.
Sophia Lafferty-Hess works as a Research Data Management Consultant at Duke University, providing instruction and guidance on data management strategies, tools, policies, and best practices. Prior to joining Duke, she was at the University of North Carolinas Odum Institute for Research in Social Science working with the American Journal of Political Science to develop a data curation and verification workflow for quantitative data as a central part of the journal’s Replication & Verification Policy. Lafferty-Hess has an M.S. in Information Science from the University of North Carolina.