JEDI Governance

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Sponsorship and Hosting

JEDI is supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation (award 2032661), and sponsored by five members of the Data Preservation Alliance for the Social Sciences (Data‐PASS). Data-PASS is a voluntary partnership of organizations created to archive, catalog, and preserve data used for social science research.

The five Data-PASS members taking the lead on organizing JEDI are:

JEDI is hosted by QDR. Hosting entails providing technical support, managing the resources required for JEDI’s operation, and moderating the mailing list.

Shared Governance

JEDI policies will be decided by a group consisting of editors of five social science journals and representatives from the repositories that organized JEDI.

Steering committee (alphabetized by first name)

  • Colin Elman, Journal Editors Discussion Interface, Syracuse University
  • David McDowall, Criminology, University at Albany
  • Diana Kapiszewski, Qualitative Data Repository, Georgetown University
  • Elizabeth Chin, American Anthropologist, Art Center College of Design
  • Felix Elwert, Sociological Methods and Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Greg Duncan, American Educational Research Association Open, University of California, Irvine
  • Lars Vilhuber, American Economic Association, Cornell University
  • Margaret Levenstein, Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research, University of Michigan
  • Mercè Crosas, Dataverse Project, Harvard University
  • Moin Syed, Infant and Child Development, University of Minnesota
  • Vera Troeger, Journal of Politics, University of Hamburg