Paul Verhagen

Associate Data Analyst

Paul Verhagen is a data analyst at HCSS, and holds a Master’s degree in Environment and Resource Management from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree at Amsterdam University College majoring in theoretical physics and philosophy. Paul has attended exchange programs in Beijing, Hong Kong and Shanghai. Prior to joining HCSS, Paul interned at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs where he worked on global cyber capacity.

At HCSS, Paul focuses primarily on data visualization and analysis, as well as translating data analysis into concrete recommendations for clients. His areas of expertise include quantitative research methods such as text mining, social network analysis and geo-political risk models, as well as the broader geodynamics of China and the region. For his Master's thesis Paul developed a quantitative discourse methodology that allowed for the mapping of fragmentation in regime complexes.

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