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New colleague: Luke Miratrix

New colleague: Luke Miratrix

July 21, 2015

The Department welcomes Luke Miratrix as a Departmental affiliate faculty.  Luke has recently taken up an Assistant Professorship at the Graduate School of Education at Harvard.  He has wide interests in statistical methodology with a particular focus on problems in the social sciences.  Before moving to GSE he was an assistant professor in our department.

New Departmental Chair

New Departmental Chair

July 9, 2015

Neil Shephard has become chair of the Statistics Department.  He commented on his new duties: "Statistical ideas are having a profound impact in science, industry and public policy.  The Statistics Department at Harvard has pioneered many of these ideas in our research and in our teaching.  I look forward to working with colleagues across Harvard’s remarkably vibrant statistical community to grow our Department."


Recent Faculty E-prints on arXiv

Recent Faculty Books

Among the titles are Causal Inference for Statistics, Social, and Biomedical Sciences: An Introduction (by Guido Imbens and Donald Rubin), Handbook of Mixed Membership Models and Their Applications (edited by Edo Airoldi et al.), Introduction to Probability (by Joseph Blitzstein and AB/AM alumnus Jessica Hwang), An Introduction to Quantitative Finance (by Stephen Blyth), Strength in Numbers: The Rising of Academic Statistics Departments in the U.S. (edited by Alan Agresti and Xiao-Li Meng), Designs for Clinical Trials (edited by David Harrington), and Handbook of Markov Chain Monte Carlo (edited by Xiao-Li Meng et al.)
More to come soon...