Kosuke Imai is professor in the Department of Government and the Department of Statistics at Harvard University. Before moving to Harvard in 2018, Imai taught at Princeton University for 15 years where he was the founding director of the Program in Statistics and Machine Learning. He has extensively worked on the development and applications of statistical methods for causal inference with experimental and observational data. Other areas of his methodological research are survey methodology and computational algorithms for data-intensive social science research. Imai served as the President of the Society for Political Methodology from 2017 to 2019. He is the author of an introductory statistics textbook for social science students, Quantitative Social Science: An Introduction (Princeton University Press, 2017).