Undergraduate Data Science Staff
David BironDirector of Undergraduate Data Science; Assistant Senior Instructional Professor
Maria Lema (she/her)Assistant Director of Undergraduate Data Science, Data Science Institute
Maria Lema is the Assistant Director of Undergraduate Data Science Studies at the Data Science Institute. Previously, Maria served as Academic Adviser in the College Academic Advising Office at the University of Chicago. Prior to relocating to Chicago, Maria served as the Academic Affairs Coordinator in the Department of Political Science at Columbia University. In addition to her work in higher education, Maria has experience working in college access. She holds a MA in Higher and Postsecondary Education from Teachers College, Columbia University and a BA in Mathematics and Philosophy from SUNY Buffalo State.