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M. Scott Thompson

Data Scientist
Scott provides project leadership through USAID's Data Services team to advance the availability, accessibility, and re-use of USAID-funded data. Dr. Thompson's work at USAID focuses on enterprise data efforts, such as long-term curation, interoperability, and data sharing and publication. He has over 10 years of experience working in government and academic data management, and over 15 years of experience with quantitative and qualitative social science research. Prior to joining USAID, he honed his data skills as a social science researcher (archaeologist) and a research data manager at the university level and with the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine. Dr. Thompson holds an MA and PhD in Anthropology (Archaeology) from Arizona State University.