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Jose Zubizarreta

Statistics Affiliate Faculty Jose Zubizzareta is a 2022 American Statistical Association Fellow

July 26, 2022

The Statistics Department is thrilled to share the news that Jose Zubizarreta, Affiliate Faculty of Statistics and Associate Professor of Healthcare Policy at Harvard Medical School, was named a Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA) for 2022. Specifically, Jose was recognized "for outstanding contributions to the design and analysis of observational studies, particularly on matching and weighting methodologies; for excellence in teaching of causal inference; and for dedicated mentoring of young scholars" (...

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Glickman

Senior Lecturer Mark Glickman Appointed Chair of ASA Committee on Data Science and AI

July 21, 2022
Senior Lecturer Mark Glickman has been appointed Chair of the American Statistical Association's recently created Committee on Data Science and Artificial Intelligence.  The committee is responsible for advising ASA's board and the ASA on promoting the integration of statistics with data science and artificial intelligence initiatives.  In the... Read more about Senior Lecturer Mark Glickman Appointed Chair of ASA Committee on Data Science and AI
Kuanhao Jiang

PhD Student Kuanhao Jiang Receives New England Statistical Society's Student Research Award

July 21, 2022

The Statistics Department would like to celebrate incoming 3rd year PhD student Kuanhao Jiang's accomplishment in receiving the 2022 New England Statistical Society's Student Research Award!  Each year, the awards committee selects students based on the quality of students' body of research and students are honored at a symposium.  Kuanhao received this honor for his paper on "A...

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Kelly McConville

Professor Kelly McConville Reimagines Harvard’s Stat 100 Course

July 20, 2022

“The exciting challenge of revamping Stat 100, which is our most general audience intro stats class, was an opportunity that I couldn't say no to,” reflects Professor Kelly McConville, a Senior Lecturer in the Harvard Statistics Department, on her decision to join the Department.  A survey statistician with interests in machine learning and statistics and data science education, Professor McConville arrived in January 2022 from Reed College, where she was an Associate Professor of...

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IavorBojinov

Professor Iavor Bojinov Receives Harvard Business School's 2022 Richard Hodgson Fellowship

July 20, 2022
The Statistics Department congratulates Iavor Bojinov, Assistant Professor at Harvard Business School and Affiliate Professor of Statistics (and Harvard Statistics PhD alum), on his receiving the Richard Hodgson Fellowship from 2021-2025!  This award is given to one tenure track faculty member per year at the Harvard Business School.  According to HBS, "The Richard Hodgson Endowment Fund for Faculty Development was established in 1997 by Richard Hodgson, MBA 1939, in support of excellence in management education. Recognizing how crucial an excellent faculty is to the School's... Read more about Professor Iavor Bojinov Receives Harvard Business School's 2022 Richard Hodgson Fellowship
Susan Murphy

Professor Susan Murphy is a 2022-2023 Radcliffe Institute Fellow 

July 18, 2022

The Statistics Department congratulates Professor Susan Murphy on her selection for the Harvard Radcliffe Institute Fellowship Program for 2022-2023!  The Fellowship Program is in its 22nd year and offers Fellows from across the humanities and sciences the opportunity to deeply engage with their work in an interdisciplinary environment.  Radcliffe selected 50 fellows and four graduate student fellows this year from 14 different countries.   Professor Murphy “will spend her fellowship furthering her pathbreaking work to improve real-time...

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