David Welgus provides analytical support for ongoing projects.

Prior to joining the Crime Lab, David worked as a research assistant at the University of Chicago’s Chapin Hall and a data analysis intern at Chicago Public Schools.

He holds a BA in philosophy from Washington University in St. Louis, an MPP from the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, and an MS in statistics, also from UChicago.

In his spare time, he enjoys playing the drums, seeing live music, and riding his bike along the lake.