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Christoph Kern is Junior Professor of Social Data Science and Statistical Learning at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich and Project Director at the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES). He received his PhD in social science (Dr. rer. pol.) from the University of Duisburg-Essen in 2016. Before joining LMU Munich, he was a Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Professorship for Statistics and Methodology at the University of Mannheim and Research Assistant Professor at the Joint Program in Survey Methodology (JPSM) at the University of Maryland. His work focuses on the reliable use of machine learning methods and new data sources in social science, survey research, and algorithmic fairness.