We are delighted to announce that Aaron Kaufman has signed on to be Assistant Professor of Computational Social Science at NYU Abu Dhabi. Aaron will also be an affiliate faculty of the Department of Politics, and the Center for Data Science, at NYU. Congratulations, Aaron!
Luke Miratrix, along with Sharon Wolf ofthe University of Pennsylvania, was awarded the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness Early Career Award for 2019. Luke was presented with the award prior to the keynote address at the SREE spring conference on March 8.
The award recognizes early career scholars whose work has advanced research relevant to educational practice.
In more great career news for the CARES Lab team, Zach Branson has been appointed Assistant Teaching Professor in Carnegie Mellon University's Department of Statistics and Data Science. This sees Zach return to his alma mater where he acquired a BS in Economics and Statistics and BA in Professional Writing before coming to Harvard.
Luis Campos has been awarded the Graduate Prize Fellowship to complete his dissertation in his final year. The prize is awarded by Harvard University’s Graduate School of Arts & Sciences to qualified minority Ph.D. students underrepresented in the sciences at Harvard University. This fellowship provides full tuition and substantial stipend support.
Luis Campos's paper, “Bayesian Model-Assisted Estimation for Functional Data in Survey Sampling”, was awarded "Best Student Paper" by the Survey Research Methods Section of the American Statistical Association. Luis presented this paper at the 2018 Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver, Canada.Read more about Luis Campos wins "Best Student Paper"