Kosuke Imai

Kosuke Imai

Professor of Government and Statistics

Research Interests:
Causal Inference
Program Evaluation
Survey Research
Applied Bayesian Statistics
Applications of Statistics in Social Sciences


Sham Kakade

(He, him, his)
Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science and Statistics

Research Interests:
Machine Learning and AI Theory
Reinforcement learning
Deep Learning
Natural Language Processing



Tracy Ke

Assistant Professor of Statistics

Research Interests:
High-dimensional statistics
Machine learning
Social network analysis
Text mining
Bioinformatics and statistical genetics

SC 714
p: (617) 496-8318

S.C. Samuel Kou

Chair of Department of Statistics,
Professor of Biostatistics: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Research Interests: 
Stochastic inference in single molecule biophysics, chemistry and biology
Bayesian inference of stochastic models
Nonparametric methods, model selection and empirical Bayes
Monte Carlo methods
Economic and financial modeling... Read more about S.C. Samuel Kou

SC 716
p: (617) 496-8423
Xihong Lin

Xihong Lin

Professor of Statistics,
Professor of Biostatistics: Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Research Interests:
Scalable statistical inference for big data
Integrative data analysis
Causal inference and mediation analysis
Statistical genetics and genomics
Analysis of complex observational data
Statistical cloud computing

p: (617) 432-2914

Xiao-Li Meng

Whipple V. N. Jones Professor of Statistics

Research Interests: 
Statistical theory and principles for data science
Philosophical and foundational issues in statistics
Statistical computing and computational statistics
Signal extractions and uncertainty assessments... Read more about Xiao-Li Meng

SC 300C
p: (617) 495-1603
Susan Murphy

Susan Murphy

Mallinckrodt Professor of Statistics and of Computer Science,
Radcliffe Alumnae Professor at the Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University
Joint Director of Graduate Studies

Research Interests: 
Mobile health (mhealth)
Reinforcement learning (RL)
Sequential experimentation
Causal inference

SEC 2.335
Pragya Sur

Pragya Sur

Assistant Professor of Statistics

Research Interests:
High-dimensional statistics
Exact asymptotics
Statistical machine learning
Causal inference in high dimensions
Large-scale applications in genomics

SC 712
Cynthia Dwork

Cynthia Dwork

Radcliffe Alumnae Professor
Professor, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Professor by Affiliation, Harvard Law School
Luke Miratrix

Luke W. Miratrix

Department Affiliate,
Assistant Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Research Interests:
Causal inference methodology
Statistical analysis of text
Methodology for treatment effect variation
Non-parametric analysis of randomized experiments
Applications in the social sciences... Read more about Luke W. Miratrix

Larsen 603
p: (617) 496-2939

Jose Zubizarreta

Department Affiliate,
Associate Professor of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School

Research Interests:
Causal inference
Design and analysis of experiments
Design and analysis of observational studies
Health outcomes research
Public policy

180 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Julie Vu

Preceptor in Statistics


Research Interests
Statistics Education
Statistical Genetics
Genetic Association Studies

Science Center 300 E