Arevik Avedian is a Statistician and Manager of the Empirical Research Services, providing empirical research support for the Harvard Law School faculty. She also is a Lecturer on Law at HLS, teaching quantitative methods. Arevik holds a Ph.D. in world politics and methods and a M.A. in economics from Claremont Graduate University, a dual B.A/M.A., summa cum laude, in international relations from David Anhaght University of Armenia. Before joining HLS, she taught courses on statistics and international relations at University of California, Riverside and California State University, Fullerton. Her research focuses on armed conflict, inequality and corporate governance. Some of her current methodological interests include geographic information systems (GIS), text mining, big data and location analytics. She can be contacted at email@example.com or 617.495.5268.