Limor Peer

ISPS 
Staff

Limor Peer

Title 
Associate Director for Research
Yale University

Office Location: 238 Prospect Street
Phone: 203-432-0054
Email: limor.peer@yale.edu

Limor Peer, PhD is Associate Director for Research at the Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS) at Yale University, where she oversees research infrastructure and communication.

At ISPS, she led the creation of a specialized research data archive (the ISPS Data Archive), a digital repository for research produced by scholars affiliated with ISPS with a focus on experimental design and methods. She is responsible for establishing Archive policies and for designing a model workflow for sharing and preserving research data that implements the ideals of scientific reproducibility and transparency, YARD, the Yale Application for Research Data.

At Yale, she is involved in campus-wide efforts relating to research data management, sharing, and preservation, and has spearheaded policy development on these issues. She served as a Research and Data Specialist at the Office of the Provost from 2016-2018. She is an Affiliated Fellow at the Information Society Project at the Yale Law School.

Peer co-founded the CURE (Curation for Reproducibility) Consortium of social science data archives at Yale, Cornell, and the University of North Carolina, promoting practices that facilitate the digital preservation of the evidence base necessary for future understanding, evaluation, and reproducibility of scientific claims. Peer’s work has been funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Peer received a Ph.D. and M.A. in Communication Studies from Northwestern University and a B.A.  in Political Science from Tel-Aviv University.

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Selected materials relating to the ISPS Data Archive: