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MS in Applied Statistics for Social Science Research

Many graduates of the Applied Statistics for Social Science Research program have gone on to pursue successful careers in the field, or are currently studying as doctoral students.  All have a passion for using data to answer interesting questions.  A recent graduate of our program, Letisha Smith, currently working as a Data Analyst at NYU Langone, won the 2018 Statistical Excellence Award for Early Career Writing!  

Read ahead to learn more about several of our recent alumni:

Jemar Bather

MS in Applied Statistics for Social Science Research graduate Jemar Bather is a first-year Biostatistics PhD student and a HIV/AIDS Training Grant Fellow at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Clare Clingain

Clare Clingain works as a Research Coordinator in the Economic Recovery and Development unit at the International Rescue Committee (IRC).

Sarah Cox

Sarah Cox works on the Data Science team at Penguin Random House, where she is involved in the pricing strategy of the eBook library and matching readers to the books they’re going to love.

Chelsea Daniels

Chelsea Daniels is a 2nd year doctoral student in the Department of Sociology at NYU GSAS.

Diana Ma

Diana Ma is a Data Scientist for the Los Angeles Lakers.

Kaushik Mohan

Kaushik Mohan works as a Data Scientist in the Data Clinic team at Two Sigma.

Martha Moreno

Martha Moreno currently works as a consultant in UNICEF's Programme Division. Starting a PhD degree in International Education at NYU in Fall of 2019.

Isaac Maddown-Zimet

Isaac Maddow-Zimet graduated from the Applied Statistics for Social Science Research program in 2017, and currently works as a Senior Research Associate at the Guttmacher Institute, a not-for-profit research organization whose primary focus is sexual and reproductive health.

Jing Xie

Jing Xie graduated from the Applied Statistics for Social Science Research program in 2017, and is currently working with Indellient, a consulting firm, as a Data Scientist.