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About Merrill Sovner

Merrill Sovner is a PhD candidate in political science and a research fellow at the Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society at the Graduate Center, City University of New York. She previously worked as a program officer and program deputy director for the Open Society Foundations, as well as part of the evaluations team at the Atlantic Philanthropies at the end of its grantmaking.

Articles by Merrill Sovner

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Manuel Serrano

Manuel Serrano is Junior Editor at DemocraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

How new data can—and can’t—support academic research

Human rights practitioners and researchers often ask very different questions when collecting data—how can we bridge these gaps? A contribution to the openGlobalRights on data and human rights.

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