Henry Overos received his PhD in 2023 at the Department of Government and Politics in the UMD College of Behavioral and Social Sciences. His research focuses on religious minorities and support for democracy. He also is interested in computational social science as well as the intersection of identity and online information campaigns. Currently, Henry is a research assistant at the Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Computational Social Science as well as at the Applied Research Laboratory for Intelligence and Security.



  • 2022-06-01
    Comparative Politics Research Grant
  • 2021-05-01
    Faculty Student Research Award
  • 2019-06-01
    Comparative Politics Research Grant

Research Topics

  • Methodology
  • Comparative Politics
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