Serdar Tumgoren

Data Journalism Professor • Stanford University
Last edited October 18, 2019

Serdar Tumgoren teaches data journalism at Stanford University. He joined Stanford in 2018 after five years at The Associated Press, where he worked as a data journalist and lead news applications developer. He previously worked at The Washington Post and Congressional Quarterly, where he focused on political and election-related data and Web applications.

Serdar is passionate about open source tools and platforms that help journalists uncover data-driven stories. He co-founded the OpenElections project, a volunteer effort to gather and standardize U.S. election data, and created datakit, a customizable tool to help journalists simplify and standardize their data analysis workflows.

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