Dhrumil Mehta is an Associate Professor of Journalism at Columbia University and the Assistant Director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism. He helps to run the Columbia's Computer Science + Journalism Dual M.S. program and is also a Visiting Associate Professor in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. Dhrumil teaches classes at the intersection of journalism, statistics and computation. Previously, Dhrumil was a Database Journalist at FiveThirtyEight, where he built databases, scrapers, bots, and interactive graphics alongside reporting and writing about elections, public opinion and media.