Kate Mueller

Kate E. Mueller, J.D., Managing Director

1020A Jenkins Nanovic Halls
(574) 631-6166

Kate E. Mueller is the Managing Director of the Center for Social Research. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Notre Dame with a B.A. in both Government and Spanish in 2001. That same year, she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. In 2004 she received her J.D. from Notre Dame Law School, where she served as note editor for the Journal of College and University Law and directed the undergraduate debate team. She practiced law in the areas of commercial, employment, probate, governmental, and civil rights litigation for five years before returning to Notre Dame to launch the CSR and direct its operations. She is also a Concurrent Professor of Law.

Brandon Greenawalt

Brandon Greenawalt, Data Science Technologist

1020K Jenkins Nanovic Halls
(574) 631-7827


Brandon Greenawalt is the Data Science Technologist for the Center for Social Research. He graduated from Bethel College in Mishawaka, Indiana in 2005 with a B.A. in Philosophy and a B.S. in Computer Information Systems. In 2006 he began working in the University of Notre Dame's Office of Information Technologies. He then served from 2011 until 2016 as the IT Research Consultant for the College of Arts & Letters, focusing mainly on the Department of Psychology. In his role at the CSR, Brandon utilizes his expertise to develop interactive and static visualizations in R, consult on data security and storage procedures, and build and maintain servers for automated data procurement.

Milan Budhathoki

Milan Budhathoki, GIS Specialist

1020G Jenkins Nanovic Halls
211 Innovation Park (Geospatial Analysis Laboratory)
(574) 631-1150

Milan Budhathoki brings geospatial skills to the Notre Dame community in research, consulting and teaching. He is specialized in GIS analysis, spatial data management, web GIS and server applications, and remotely sensed data processing. Prior to joining Notre Dame, he worked for local/state government and academic research in Massachusetts. He implemented a number of innovative GIS projects for the Town of Brookline, including an interactive map gallery to showcase the town’s geo-physical and demographic information to public, and also provided GIS training to town’s staff to support better decision-making in citizen services.


Anshumaan Bajpai, Graduate Statistical Consultant

Anshumaan Bajpai is a PhD candidate in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering working with Professor William Schneider. His research is focused on developing mathematical tools and implementing machine learning techniques like neural networks, decision trees, and cluster expansion to parameterize density functional theory (DFT) calculations for heterogeneous catalytic systems. Apart from his research, he is passionate about data analysis and visualization and enjoys reading books on machine learning and data mining. In his role as a Graduate Statistical Consultant for the Center for Social Research, he assists graduate and undergraduate students.