William and Mary

Jacob Sprang

Research Assistant

Jacob Sprang is a Research Assistant at AidData. He is a senior, an International Relations major, and has worked with AidData for two years. He primarily focuses on sector coding, but has also done work on the Chinese aid database and has worked on geocoding projects as well. He is very interested in development and human rights, and he has held internships with the Enough Project and STAND, focusing on human rights policy and atrocity prevention in sub-Saharan Africa. In addition to his academic and professional interests, he is an avid player and fan of rugby. After college, he plans on working in the international development field.