Walter Bourne is the Research Alliance’s Training Specialist. In this role, he is responsible for melding IT into research workflow. He provides IT support, including Linux system management and documentation; software installation, including the SAS Intelligence Platform; data and system security; training; and general Linux and Windows support.
Previously, Walter spent 30 years at Columbia University supporting, among other things, social science research and data analysis using SAS, SPSS, TSP, S, Fortran, PL/1, UC/360 and other software.
Walter holds a Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University and a B.A. in international relations.