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How Autocrats Use Statistics | Stats + Stories Episode 92

25:58 | Apr 18th

Arturas Rozenas is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Politics at New York University. He was a National Fellow at Hoover Institution, Stanford. His research focuses on building theoretical models of authoritarian politics and testing them u...Show More
How Well Can You Study the Brain | Stats + Stories Episode 103

07:24 | Jul 11th

Nicole Lazar is Professor of Statistics at the University of Georgia. After receiving her BA in Statistics and Psychology from Tel Aviv University, she served three years as Statistics Officer in the Israel Defense Forces Department of Behavioral Sci...Show More
What Does The Census Do During The Other Nine Years? (Repost)

27:40 | Jul 4th

Tommy Wright, statistician in the US Census Center for Statistical Research and Methodology, joined the Stats+Stories regulars (original host Bob Long) to discuss what the US Census Bureau does and why it is important. (The Census data visualization ...Show More
Superbug Statistics | Stats + Stories Episode 102

30:37 | Jun 27th

Dr. Scott Evans is a tenured Professor of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Director of the George Washington Biostatistics Center. He is the author of more than 100 peer-reviewed publications and three textbooks on clinical trials including Fun...Show More
How Do You Measure Frailty | Stats + Stories Episode 101

07:16 | Jun 20th

Karen Bandeen-Roche, PhD is a statistician / gerontologist who currently chairs the Department of Biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her statistical specialty areas of research are in latent variable and multivariat...Show More
The History of Stats + Stories | Stats + Stories Episode 100

27:56 | Jun 13th

We have reached episode 100 of Stats + Stories and therefore we felt like it would be a good time to have John Bailer, Richard Campbell and Rosemary Pennington sit around and talk about what all has brought us here and what more to expect in the futu...Show More
Statistical Mapping | Stats + Stories Episode 99

24:59 | Jun 6th

Dr. Caitlin Kontigis is a technical lead on the Applied Science team at Descartes Labs and was honored at the New Mexico Tech Council’s Women in Tech celebration in March 2018. Prior to moving to New Mexico in early 2016 to join the Descartes Labs te...Show More
What's So Great About Being A Statistician | Stats + Stories Episode 98

08:11 | May 30th

Dr. Alicia Carriquiry is a Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a Professor of Statistics at Iowa State University. She serves as Director and lead investigator for the Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence. ...Show More
Science Friction | Stats + Stories Episode 97

29:54 | May 23rd

Richard Harris has covered science, medicine and the environment for National Public Radio since 1986. He has traveled the world, from the South Pole and the Great Barrier Reef to the Arctic Ocean, reporting on climate change. The American Geophysica...Show More
Social Media, Data and Democracy | Stats + Stories Episode 96

28:45 | May 16th

Dr. Steven Lloyd Wilson is an assistant professor of political science at the University of Nevada, Reno. He earned his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2016, and serves as the Project Manager of Computational In...Show More
Reducing Conflict | Stats + Stories Episode 95

07:12 | May 9th

Dr. Sara Cobb has a Ph.D. in Communication (UMASS Amherst) and is the Drucie French Cumbie Chair at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR) at George Mason University, where she was, from 2001-2009, the dean/director. In her current r...Show More
The Stats Behind Aging | Stats + Stories Episode 94

26:23 | May 2nd

Karen Bandeen-Roche, PhD is a statistician / gerontologist who currently chairs the Department of Biostatistics at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her statistical specialty areas of research are in latent variable and multivariat...Show More
Reevaluating P Values | Stats + Stories Episode 93

26:45 | Apr 25th

We Apologize for Technical Difficulties Nicole Lazar is Professor of Statistics at the University of Georgia. After receiving her BA in Statistics and Psychology from Tel Aviv University, she served three years as Statistics Officer in the Israel De...Show More
Making Forensic Science Scientific | Stats + Stories Episode 91

25:18 | Apr 11th

Dr. Alicia Carriquiry is a Distinguished Professor of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a Professor of Statistics at Iowa State University. She serves as Director and lead investigator for the Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence. ...Show More
So What is RT Exactly? | Stats + Stories Episode 90

27:46 | Apr 3rd

Megan Metzger is a Research Scholar and Associate Director for Research at the Global Digital Policy Incubator (GDPi) Program at Stanford University. Before coming to Stanford, she completed a PhD in Politics at NYU as a member of the Social Media an...Show More
Understanding Conflict Resolution | Stats + Stories Episode 89

26:32 | Mar 28th

Dr. Sara Cobb has a Ph.D. in Communication (UMASS Amherst) and is the Drucie French Cumbie Chair at the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution (S-CAR) at George Mason University, where she was, from 2001-2009, the dean/director. In her current r...Show More
How to Identify Russian Bots | Stats + Stories Episode 88

33:30 | Mar 21st

Joshua A. Tucker is Professor of Politics, affiliated Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies, and affiliated Professor of Data Science at New York University. He is the Director of NYU’s Jordan Center for Advanced Study of Russia, a co-Director of t...Show More
Making Statistics Reporting Impactful and Interesting | Stats + Stories Episode 87

27:35 | Mar 14th

Liberty Vittert is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Washington University in St. Louis and on leave from her position at the University of Glasgow as the Mitchell Lecturer. She will be a Visiting Assistant Professor at Harvard University i...Show More
The U.N. and Statistics | Stats + Stories Episode 86

30:08 | Mar 7th

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Tracking Health Over Time | Stats + Stories Episode 85

27:28 | Feb 28th

Dr. Lloyd Edwards is Professor and Chair of Biostatistics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Edwards has an extensive background in collaborating with researchers in a broad range of areas in biomedical research, including cardiovascular...Show More
Multiple Systems Estimations Explained | Stats + Stories Episode 84

07:24 | Feb 21st

Megan Price is the executive director of the Human Rights Data Analysis Group (HRDAG), and designs strategies and methods for statistical analysis of human rights data for projects in a variety of locations including Guatemala, Colombia, and Syria. S...Show More
Mapping Out Disease | Stats + Stories Episode 83

28:18 | Feb 14th

Lance A. Waller, Ph.D. is Rollins Professor and Chair of the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University. He is a member of the National Academy of Science Board on Mathematical Sciences and Analy...Show More
How To Become a Data Scientist | Stats + Stories Episode 82

07:17 | Feb 7th

Julia Silge is a data scientist at Stack Overflow, with a PhD in astrophysics and an abiding love for Jane Austen. She is both an international speaker and a real-world practitioner focusing on data analysis and machine learning practice. She is the ...Show More
Getting Health and Science Reporting Right | Stats + Stories Episode 81

25:58 | Jan 31st

Christie Aschwanden is the author of GOOD TO GO: What the Athlete in All of Us Can Learn from the Strange Science of Recovery and the lead science writer at FiveThirtyEight. Her new podcast, Emerging Form  launches in mid-February. Find her on Twitte...Show More
The Best Way to Rank Everyone | Stats + Stories Episode 80

08:53 | Jan 24th

Mark Glickman, a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, is Senior Lecturer on Statistics at Harvard University, and Senior Statistician at the Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research, a VA Center of Innovation.  He is ...Show More
Analyzing Art Through Text Mining | Stats + Stories Episode 79

28:40 | Jan 17th

Julia Silge is a data scientist at Stack Overflow, with a PhD in astrophysics and an abiding love for Jane Austen. She is both an international speaker and a real-world practitioner focusing on data analysis and machine learning practice. She is the ...Show More
How to Teach an Intro to Stats Class | Stats + Short Stories Episode 78

08:52 | Jan 10th

Mark Hansen is a professor of journalism where he also serves as the Director of the David and Helen Gurley Brown Institute for Media Innovation. Founded in 2012, the Brown Institute is a bi-coastal collaboration between Columbia Journalism School an...Show More
What’s Going on With This Graph? | Stats + Stories Episode 77

27:15 | Jan 3rd

Sharon Hessney is a veteran K-12 math teacher and writer, moderator, and coordinator of What's Going On With this Graph? WGOWTG is a free, weekly online feature, is a partnership of the New York Times Learning Network and the American Statistical Ass...Show More
The Statistics of the Year | Stats + Stories Episode 76

27:49 | Dec 27th, 2018

David Spiegelhalter is Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk in the Statistical Laboratory at the University of Cambridge, Chair of the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication, and President of the Royal Statistical Society.
Why Should You Care if a Statistical Agency is Being Reorganized? | Stats + Stories Episode 75

29:07 | Dec 20th, 2018

Lisa LaVange and Ron Wasserstein appear in this episode. Lisa LaVange, PhD, is Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Biostatistics in the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In h...Show More
Using Data to Protect Human Rights | Stats + Stories Episode 74

27:31 | Dec 13th, 2018

Megan Price is the executive director of the Human Rights Data Analysis Group (HRDAG), and designs strategies and methods for statistical analysis of human rights data for projects in a variety of locations including Guatemala, Colombia, and Syria. S...Show More
Better Bayes Winner Revealed | Stats and Stories Episode 73

14:27 | Dec 6th, 2018

Stephen T. Ziliak is Professor of Economics at Roosevelt University and Conjoint Professor of Business and Law at the University of Newcastle-Australia. A major contributor to the American Statistical Association “Statement on Statistical Significan...Show More
Bootstrapping an International Prize | Stats and Stories Episode 72

30:06 | Dec 4th, 2018

Brad Efron is Max H. Stein Professor of Humanities and Sciences and Professor of Statistics at Stanford University, and Professor of Biostatistics with the Department of Biomedical Data Science in the Stanford School of Medicine; he serves as Co-dire...Show More
Coal Mining and Fact Finding | Stats and Stories Episode 71

28:23 | Nov 29th, 2018

Jonny Jacobsen is a Paris based English journalist. Studying for an MA in Data Journalism. Still tracking French politics, culture, international affairs.
Understanding Data in the Digital Age | Stats and Stories Episode 70

37:45 | Nov 15th, 2018

Mark Hansen is a professor of journalism where he also serves as the Director of the David and Helen Gurley Brown Institute for Media Innovation. Founded in 2012, the Brown Institute is a bi-coastal collaboration between Columbia Journalism School an...Show More
Voter Rolls and Big Data | Stats and Stories Episode 69

28:52 | Nov 1st, 2018

Matt Dempsey is the data editor at the Houston Chronicle. He worked on projects involving wildfires, state pensions, and the chemical industry. His passion for public records frequently leads to disclosure of data from all levels of government. His s...Show More
The Fab Formula | Stats and Stories Episode 68

31:12 | Oct 18th, 2018

Mark Glickman, a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, is Senior Lecturer on Statistics at Harvard University, and Senior Statistician at the Center for Healthcare Organization and Implementation Research, a VA Center of Innovation.  He is ...Show More
Radio Ratings Revealed | Stats and Stories Episode 67

30:43 | Oct 4th, 2018

Tripp Eldridge is a host and member of the Cincinnati Public Radio station WVXU which producers his weekly show Start Hear where he plays the role of "Podcast Jockey" to introduce his audience to new national and local podcasts.
What Does a National Statistics Office Do? | Stats and Stories Episode 66

06:33 | Sep 20th, 2018

Andreas V. Georgiou is an economist with specializations in Monetary Theory and Stabilization Policy and in International Trade and Finance. After working for the International Monetary Fund, he returned to Greece in 2010 to head the newly establishe...Show More
Explaining Bayes Better | Stats + Stories Episode 65

13:29 | Sep 6th, 2018

For more information on the Explaining Bayes contest submit your entry at statsandstories.net/betterbayes and tweet @statsandstories with the #BetterBayes. Kerrie Mengersen (@KerrieMengersen) is Distinguished Professor at the Queensland University o...Show More
Reading, Writing and Risk Literacy? | Stats + Stories Episode 64

33:21 | Aug 23rd, 2018

Gerd Gigerenzer is Director of the Harding Center for Risk Literacy at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development in Berlin and partner of Simply Rational - The Institute for Decisions. Gigerenzer has trained U.S. federal judges, German physician...Show More
Stats + Stories 063: Happy Birthday To R

27:59 | Aug 9th, 2018

Stats + Stories 063: Happy Birthday to R With Special Guest: Nick Thieme Nick Thieme (@FurrierTransform) is a researcher and freelance reporter with writings appearing in Slate Magazine, BuzzFeed News, Significance Magazine, and Undark Magazine. Bo...Show More
Happy Birthday to R | Stats and Stories Episode 63

27:59 | Aug 9th, 2018

Nick Thieme (@FurrierTranform) is a research fellow at University of California Hastings Institute for Innovation Law and freelance writer for a variety of outlets. Currently, his work focuses on AI regulation, cybersecurity, and pharmaceutical paten...Show More
R R R R R ... Not Just For Pirates Anymore | Stats + Stories Episode 62

26:53 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Hadley Wickham (@hadleywickham) is Chief Scientist at RStudio, a member of the R Foundation, and Adjunct Professor at Stanford University and the University of Auckland. He builds tools (both computational and cognitive) to make data science easier, ...Show More
Feeling The Earth Move | Stats + Stories Episode 61

29:06 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Kathyrn Miles ( @Kathryn_Miles ) is a journalist, Writer-in-residence at Green Mountain College and author of QUAKELAND: ON THE ROAD TO AMERICA'S NEXT DEVASTATING EARTHQUAKE and SUPERSTORM.
Holding Up A Mirror To Society | Stats + Stories Episode 60

28:19 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Andreas V. Georgiou is an economist with specializations in Monetary Theory and Stabilization Policy and in International Trade and Finance. After working for the International Monetary Fund, he returned to Greece in 2010 to head the newly establishe...Show More
G.O.A.L. Celebrating The Statistics Of The Beautiful Game | Stats + Stories Episode 59

29:43 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Luke Bornn (@LukeBornn) is currently Vice President, Strategy and Analytics for the Sacramento Kings . Prior to joining the Kings, Bornn served as Head of Analytics for A.S. Roma of the Italian Serie A Football League, where he worked closely with ma...Show More
G-D-P, It's Easy As 1-2-3 | Stats + Stories Episode 58

29:22 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Diane Coyle. Diane is founder of Enlightenment Economics , and Bennett Professor of Public Policy at the University of Cambridge. She was recently appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for "services to Economics and the Public ...Show More
Chins And Ears Are Not Information Rich | Stats + Short Stories Episode 57

08:42 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Ty Tashiro (@tytashiro) is an author and relationship expert. He wrote Awkward: The Science of Why We're Socially Awkward and Why That's Awesome and The Science of Happily Ever After. His work has been featured at the New York Times, Time.com, The At...Show More
Are Communities Helped By Terraforming Food Deserts? | Stats + Stories Episode 56

28:46 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Bonnie Ghosh-Dastidar is a senior statistician and Director of the Statistics Advisory Center at RAND Corporation. Her current research interests center on leveraging natural experiment designs to estimate the effects of neighborhood-level 'intervent...Show More
Abstract Art Or Modern Congressional Districts | Stats + Stories Episode 55

28:54 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Gary King (@kinggary) is the Albert J. Weatherhead III University Professor and Director of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University . King focuses on innovations that span the range from statistical theory to practical app...Show More
Jaguar Corridors, Koala Conservation And Reef Health | Stats + Stories Episode 54

28:59 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Kerrie Mengersen (@KerrieMengersen) is Distinguished Professor at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, and past-President of the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA) . Her research spans Bayesian s...Show More
Protecting Seaside Cities From Future Impacts Of Climate Change | Stats + Stories Episode 53

26:18 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Peter Guttorp (@pgseattle) is a Professor at the Norwegian Computing Center in Oslo, Norway, and Professor Emeritus at the University of Washington, Seattle. He is also a vice-president of the International Statistical Institute . His research focuse...Show More
Hey, I'm Working On A Story And Can You Help Me With The Statistics? | Stats + Stories Episode 52

29:58 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Rebecca Goldin ( @rebegol ) is a professor of mathematics George Mason University and the Director of STATS at Sense About Science USA . She has received several grants from the National Science Foundation to support her research in mathematics and i...Show More
Slavery In The Modern World | Stats + Stories Episode 51

32:37 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Davina P. Durgana (@DavinaDurgana) is Assistant Professor and Senior Practitioner Faculty at SIT Graduate Institute , human rights statistician who has developed models to assess risk and vulnerability to modern slavery. She is a Report Co-Author and...Show More
Reading The Book Of Love | Stats + Stories Episode 50

29:46 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Ty Tashiro (@tytashiro) is an author and relationship expert. He wrote Awkward: The Science of Why We're Socially Awkward and Why That's Awesome and The Science of Happily Ever After . His work has been featured at the New York Times, Time.com, TheAt...Show More
Balancing Rigor And Entertainment When Telling Stories About Data | Stats + Stories Episode 49

25:38 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Nick Thieme (@FurrierTranform) is a research fellow at University of California Hastings Institute for Innovation Law and freelance writer for a variety of outlets. Currently, his work focuses on AI regulation, cybersecurity, and pharmaceutical paten...Show More
Were The Cancer Clusters Real? Statistical Support For Public Policy | Stats + Stories Episode 48

27:52 | Aug 2nd, 2018

David Banks is a statistician at Duke University. He is a fellow of the American Statistical Association and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and a former editor of the Journal of the American Statistical Association and Statistics and Publi...Show More
Just In Time For The Holiday Shopping Season | Stats + Stories Episode 47

30:03 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Glenn Platt ​(@glennplatt) is the C. Michael Armstrong Professor of Network Technology & Management & Director of Interactive Media Studies at Miami University​​. He is interested in social media marketing, digital media and e-Commerce​​. He is also ...Show More
Playing A Risky Game | Stats + Stories Episode 46

08:02 | Aug 2nd, 2018

David Banks is a statistician at Duke University. He is a fellow of the American Statistical Association and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and a former editor of the Journal of the American Statistical Association and Statistics and Publi...Show More
Thankful For A Bountiful Harvest | Stats + Stories Episode 45

29:08 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Linda J. Young is Chief Mathematical Statistician and Director of Research and Development of USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service . She oversees efforts to continually improve the methodology underpinning the Agency's collection and disse...Show More
Growing Surveys - Building An Agricultural Census | Stats + Stories Episode 44

06:03 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Linda J. Young is Chief Mathematical Statistician and Director of Research and Development of USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service . She oversees efforts to continually improve the methodology underpinning the Agency's collection and disse...Show More
Why Don't People Like My Graphs? | Stats + Stories Episode 43

29:03 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Alberto Cairo @albertocairo is the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the University of Miami. He's also director of the visualization program at UM's Center for Computational Science. He's the author of The Functional Art: An Introduction to Infor...Show More
Visualization And Reporting Goals | Stats + Stories Episode 42

06:48 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Alberto Cairo @albertocairo is the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the University of Miami. He's also director of the visualization program at UM's Center for Computational Science. He's the author of The Functional Art: An Introduction to Infor...Show More
Stats Of Cool Cats: Emotions, Mood Management And Cat Videos | Stats + Stories Episode 41

26:53 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Jessica G. Myrick (@jessmyrick) is an associate professor of media studies at the Bellisario College of Communications at Penn State University. Her research focuses on the role of emotions in shaping our responses to various types of media messages ...Show More
A Journalist Checks His Numbers | Stats + Stories Episode 40

07:56 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Alan Schwarz (@alanschwarz) is a Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist best known for his reportage of public health issues for The New York Times. His 130-article series on concussions in sports is roundly credited with exposing the seriousness of hea...Show More
Gridiron ... Touchdown ... Field Goal ... Traumatic Brain Injury | Stats + Stories Episode 39

32:12 | Aug 1st, 2018

Alan Schwarz (@alanschwarz) is a Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist best known for his reportage of public health issues for The New York Times. His 130-article series on concussions in sports is roundly credited with exposing the seriousness of hea...Show More
Describing And Measuring An $18 Trillion Economy | Stats + Stories Episode 38

26:57 | Jul 31st, 2018

Dr. Brian Moyer is director of the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis . BEA, made up entirely of career civil servants, is an impartial producer of official statistics on the U.S. economy. Its statistics are used by businesses, policymakers and househo...Show More
Epidemic Trials And Tribulations | Stats + Stories Episode 37

25:47 | Jul 31st, 2018

Dr. Susan Ellenberg is Professor of Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics , Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, with a secondary appointment in the Department of Medical Ethics and Health ...Show More
And The Winner Of The First International Prize Of Statistics Is... | Stats + Stories Episode 36

06:54 | Jul 31st, 2018

Dr.Susan Ellenberg is Professor of Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics , Perelman School of Medicineat the University of Pennsylvania, with a secondary appointment in the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Po...Show More
Counting Crime | Stats + Stories Episode 35

32:49 | Jul 31st, 2018

Jeri M. Mulrow is the Acting Director for the Bureau of Justice Statistics. BJS's mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of govern...Show More
Spotting Fake News | Stats + Short Stories Episode 34

07:48 | Jul 31st, 2018

Mona Chalabi (@MonaChalabi) is the Data Editor of The Guardian US and a columnist at New York Magazine. As well as co-producing a four-part documentary series about vaginas , Mona has written for TV shows on National Geographic, the BBC and VICE. Mon...Show More
Sifting Through Noisy Data To Find Stories | Stats + Stories Episode 33

29:13 | Jul 31st, 2018

Mona Chalabi (@MonaChalabi) is the Data Editor of The Guardian US and a columnist at New York Magazine. As well as co-producing a four-part documentary series about vaginas , Mona has written for TV shows on National Geographic, the BBC and VICE. Mon...Show More
Planning And Conducting The Decennial Census | Stats + Stories Episode 32

23:18 | Jul 31st, 2018

John H. Thompson is the 24th Census Bureau Director. He will serve in this role until June 30, 2017. The Census Bureau prepares the 2020 Census and over more than 100 other censuses and surveys, which measure America's people, places and economy, and...Show More
Getting The Sense Of Us From The Census | Stats + Stories Episode 31

05:24 | Jul 31st, 2018

John H. Thompson is the 24th Census Bureau Director. The Census Bureau prepares the 2020 Census and over more than 100 other censuses and surveys, which measure America's people, places and economy, and provide the basis for crucial economic indicato...Show More
Do's And Don'ts Of Data Journalism | Stats + Stories Episode 30

28:21 | Jul 31st, 2018

Andrew Flowers (@andrewflowers) is a freelance data journalist and a former quantitative editor at FiveThirtyEight.com . He writes about economics, trade, welfare, sports and more.
So A 70-30 Support Split Is Not A Sure Thing? | Stats + Stories Episode 29

06:13 | Jul 31st, 2018

Andrew Flowers (@andrewflowers) is a freelance data journalist and a former quantitative editor at FiveThirtyEight.com . He writes about economics, trade, welfare, sports and more.
Tracking The Spread Of Fake News Across Networks | Stats + Stories Episode 28

32:52 | Jul 31st, 2018

Filippo Menczer is a professor of informatics and computer science at Indiana University, Bloomington. He is an ACM Distinguished Scientist and a Senior Research Fellow of The Kinsey Institute. His research focuses on Web and data science, social net...Show More
I'D Give That Study 4 Stars: Considering The Quality Of Research | Stats + Stories Episode 27

27:57 | Jul 31st, 2018

David Spiegelhalter is Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk in the Statistical Laboratory at the University of Cambridge, Chair of the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication , and President of the Royal Statistical Society...Show More
Sex By Numbers | Stats + Stories Episode 26

27:57 | Jul 31st, 2018

David Spiegelhalter is Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk in the Statistical Laboratory at the University of Cambridge, Chair of the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication , and President of the Royal Statistical Society...Show More
What Skills Are Needed To Work In Enrollment Offices | Stats + Stories Episode 25

04:32 | Jul 31st, 2018

Michael Kabbaz is Vice President , Division of Enrollment Management and Student Success at Miami University. His Division includes Offices of Admission, Bursar, Career Services, Enrollment Communication, Enrollment Operations and One Stop Services, ...Show More
Reading, Writing, And Enrollment Analytics | Stats + Stories Episode 24

30:54 | Jul 31st, 2018

Michael Kabbaz is Vice President , Division of Enrollment Management and Student Success at Miami University. His Division includes Offices of Admission, Bursar, Career Services, Enrollment Communication, Enrollment Operations and One Stop Services, ...Show More
Will You Be One Of The 8% Who Keep Their New Year's Resolutions? | Stats + Stories Episode 23

29:57 | Jul 31st, 2018

Dr. Rose Marie Ward is a professor in Miami University's Department of Kinesiology & Health. She studies college student health, with a focus on both addictive/harmful behaviors (alcohol use, disordered eating, unsafe and unwanted sexual behavior) an...Show More
A Political Scientist Ponders The Polls | Stats + Stories Episode 22

30:01 | Jul 31st, 2018

Bryan Marshall is professor of political science at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. His teaching and research focuses in the areas of Congress, congressional-executive relations, and quantitative methods. His recent book,Decision Making on the Mode...Show More
A Winning Formula For Sports | Stats + Stories Episode 21

32:59 | Jul 31st, 2018

Dennis Lock (@LockAnalytics) currently serves as Director of Analytics for the Miami Dolphins NFL team. In his role, he supports football operations through research and statistical analyses. He has been a consultant for the Iowa State University men...Show More
A Statistician Clears The Air | Stats + Stories Episode 20

32:34 | Jul 31st, 2018

Barry Nussbaum (@StatisticsBarry ) is former Chief Statistician at the US EPA, and is president-elect of the American Statistical Association. Included among his many accomplishments at the EPA was providing leadership to the agency effort to remove ...Show More
Moving Beyond The 'Just So' When Reporting Science | Stats + Stories Episode 19

31:25 | Jul 31st, 2018

Regina Nuzzo (@ReginaNuzzo) is a science writer and professor of statistics at Gallaudet University. Her writings on science, medicine, health, statistics, and the scientific research process have been published in a variety of outlets, including Sci...Show More
Sports Reporting In The Digital Era | Stats + Stories Episode 18

35:20 | Jul 31st, 2018

Terence Moore (@TMooreSports) is a national sports columnist and commentator who is a regular television contributor to CNN, ESPN "Outside the Lines and MSNBC. He also is a columnist for SportsonEarth.com, MLB.com and CNN.com. In addition, he does te...Show More
A New Equation For Modern Journalism | Stats + Stories Episode 17

31:19 | Jul 31st, 2018

Trevor Butterworth is Director of Sense About Science USA, which advocates for evidence and transparency in science and technology in the public interest. He is also editor of STATS.org, a collaboration between the American Statistical Association an...Show More
The Rule Of Numbers And The Role Of The Press | Stats + Stories Episode 16

32:36 | Jul 31st, 2018

Trevor Butterworth is Director of Sense About Science USA, which advocates for evidence and transparency in science and technology in the public interest. He is also editor of STATS.org, a collaboration between the American Statistical Association an...Show More
Screening And Intervention For Substance Abuse | Stats + Stories Episode 15

32:19 | Jul 31st, 2018

Nicholas Horton is a Professor of Statistics at Amherst College. His methodological research interests are in longitudinal regression models and missing data methods. His collaborative statistical work focuses on psychiatric epidemiology and substanc...Show More
Personalizing The World | Stats + Stories Episode 14

34:23 | Jul 31st, 2018

Paul Hunter is managing director of Customer Knowledge at Dunnhumby. Customer Knowledge is understanding what customers feel, think and do to empower Dunnhumby’s clients strategies. Dunnhumby works with the world’s largest retailers and brands. Paul ...Show More
Reading, Writing And Statistics? | Stats + Stories Episode 13

32:47 | Jul 31st, 2018

Christine Franklin, Lothar Tresp Honoratus Honors Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator in Statistics at the University of Georgia, joined the Stats+Stories regulars to talk about educating students to be statistically literate citizens. She was th...Show More
Numbers As Plot Elements In Financial Reporting | Stats + Stories Episode 12

31:39 | Jul 31st, 2018

Alex Blumberg is a radio and podcast producer who has launched the podcast 'Startup' - a "series about what happens when someone who knows nothing about business starts one." He had a long a celebrated public radio career at Planet Money and, while t...Show More
ESP - Evaluating Statistics For Psychic Phenomena | Stats + Stories Episode 11

30:08 | Jul 31st, 2018

Jessica Utts, professor and chair of the Department of Statistics at the University of California, Irvine, and the incoming 2016 President of the American Statistical Association, joined Stats and Stories to discuss research on the possible existence...Show More
Workplace Safety | Stats + Stories Episode 10

28:54 | Jul 31st, 2018

Chris Whittaker Sofge is a toxicologist who leads a team that conducts quantitative risk assessment for hazards in the workplace. She is the Chief of the Risk Evaluation Branch in the Education and Information Division at the National Institute for O...Show More
Medicine Is Getting Personal... | Stats + Stories Episode 9

31:41 | Jul 31st, 2018

Bonnie LaFleur has over fifteen years of experience in statistical and cancer research, and in teaching both physicians and degree seeking statistics/biostatistics students. She is currently a senior manager of biostatistics and data management at Ve...Show More
How Do I Know This Medicine Works? | Stats + Stories Episode 8

30:13 | Jul 31st, 2018

Marie Davidian, William Neal Reynolds professor of statistics from North Carolina State University and past president of the American Statistical Association joined the Stats+Stories regulars to discuss studies that underlie drug development. Marie ...Show More
What Do Seinfeld, The Tonight Show And Stats+Stories Have In Common? | Stats + Stories Episode 7

37:02 | Jul 31st, 2018

Rick Ludwin was hired by NBC Entertainment in 1979 and made director of variety shows there in 1980. He then became vice president for specials and variety programs in 1983; senior VP for specials, variety programs and late-night in 1989; and executi...Show More
Earth Day: Evaluating Environmental Impacts By The Numbers | Stats + Stories Episode 6

30:26 | Jul 31st, 2018

Jim Oris is Associate Provost for Research, Dean of the Graduate School, and University Distinguished Professor of Biology at Miami University (Ohio). Jim has spent the last 36 years exploring the effects of fossil fuels and their combustion products...Show More
Health, Privacy And Confidentiality | Stats + Stories Episode 5

32:24 | Jul 31st, 2018

Paul Scanlon is a survey methodologist and research social scientist in the Questionnaire Design Research Laboratory at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics. His research focuses on attitudes towards p...Show More
CSI - Crime Stats Investigated | Stats + Stories Episode 4

31:22 | Jul 31st, 2018

Karen Kafadar, Rudy Professor of Statistics and Physics at Indiana University, joined the Stats+Stories regulars to discuss forensic science, the evidence used help solve crimes. She was a member of a National Research Council (NRC) committee that...Show More
What Does The Census Do During The Other Nine Years? | Stats + Stories Episode 2

27:40 | Jul 31st, 2018

Tommy Wright, statistician in the US Census Center for Statistical Research and Methodology, joined the Stats+Stories regulars to discuss what the US Census Bureau does and why it is important. (The Census data visualization library is a treat and sh...Show More
Baseball And Statistics | Stats + Stories Episode 1

28:22 | Jul 31st, 2018

Jim Albert, co-author of Curveball: Baseball, Statistics and the Role of Chance in the Game , editor of the Journal of Quantitative Analysis and Sports , and professor of statistics at Bowling Green State University will join the Stats and Stories re...Show More
Stats + Stories 062: R R R R R ... not just for pirates anymore

26:53 | Jul 26th, 2018

Stats + Stories 062: R R R R R ... not just for pirates anymore With Special Guest: Hadley Wickham Hadley Wickham (@hadleywickham) is Chief Scientist at RStudio, a member of the R Foundation, and Adjunct Professor at Stanford University and the Uni...Show More
Stats + Stories 061: Feeling the Earth move

29:06 | Jul 12th, 2018

Stats + Stories 061: Feeling the Earth move With Special Guest: Kathyrn Miles Kathyrn Miles ( @Kathryn_Miles ) is a journalist, Writer-in-residence at Green Mountain College and author of QUAKELAND: ON THE ROAD TO AMERICA'S NEXT DEVASTATING EARTHQ...Show More
Stats + Stories 060: Holding up a mirror to society - a tale of official statistics in Greece

28:19 | Jun 28th, 2018

Stats + Stories 060: Holding up a mirror to society - a tale of official statistics in Greece With Special Guest: Andreas V. Georgiou Andreas V. Georgiou is an economist with specializations in Monetary Theory and Stabilization Policy and in Inter...Show More
Stats + Stories 059: G..O..O..A..A..A..L..L..L..L.. - celebrating the statistics of the beautiful game

08:42 | Jun 14th, 2018

Stats + Stories 059: G ..O.. O.. A.. A.. L.. L.. - statistics of the beautiful game With Special Guest: Luke Bornn Luke Bornn (@LukeBornn) is currently Vice President, Strategy and Analytics for the Sacramento Kings. Prior to joining the Kings, Bor...Show More
Stats + Stories 058: SnS-058 G-D-P, it's easy as 1-2-3

08:42 | Jun 6th, 2018

Stats + Stories 058: G-D-P, it's easy as 1-2-3 With Special Guest: Diane Coyle Diane is founder of Enlightenment Economics, and Bennett Professor of Public Policy at the University of Cambridge. She was recently appointed Commander of the Order o...Show More
Stats + Stories 057: Awkwardness and Social Relationships - Chins and ears are not information rich

08:42 | May 24th, 2018

Stats + Stories 057: Awkwardness and Social Relationships - Chins and ears are not information rich With Special Guest: Ty Tashiro Ty Tashiro (@tytashiro) is an author and relationship expert. He wrote Awkward: The Science of Why We’re Socially Aw...Show More
Stats + Stories 056: Are communities helped by terraforming food deserts?

28:46 | May 10th, 2018

Stats + Stories 056: Are communities helped by terraforming food deserts? Special Guest: Bonnie Ghosh-Dastidar Bonnie Ghosh-Dastidar is a senior statistician and Director of the Statistics Advisory Center at RAND Corporation. Her current research ...Show More
Stats + Stories 055: Statistical Thinking to Fix Gerrymandering - Abstract Art or Modern Congressional Districts

28:54 | Apr 26th, 2018

Stats + Stories 055: Statistical Thinking to Fix Gerrymandering - Abstract Art or Modern Congressional Districts Special Guest: Gary King Gary King (@kinggary) is the Albert J. Weatherhead III University Professor and Director of the Institute for ...Show More
Stats + Stories 054: Statistics in Celebration of Earth Day - Jaguar corridors, koala conservation and reef health

28:47 | Apr 19th, 2018

Stats + Stories 054: Statistics in Celebration of Earth Day - Jaguar corridors, koala conservation and reef health Special Guest: Kerrie Mengersen Kerrie Mengersen (@KerrieMengersen) is Distinguished Professor at the Queensland University of Techno...Show More
Stats + Stories 053: Protecting seaside cities from possible future impacts of climate change

26:18 | Mar 29th, 2018

Stats + Stories 053: Protecting seaside cities from possible future impacts of climate change. Special Guest: Peter Guttorp Peter Guttorp (@guttorp) is a Professor at the Norwegian Computing Center in Oslo, Norway, and Professor Emeritus at the Uni...Show More
Stats + Stories 052: Hey, I'm working on a story and can you help me with the statistics?

29:58 | Mar 16th, 2018

Stats + Stories 052: Hey, I'm working on a story and can you help me with the statistics? Special Guest: Rebecca Goldin Rebecca Goldin ( @rebegol )is a professor of mathematics George Mason University and the Director of STATS at Sense About Scienc...Show More
Stats + Stories 051: Slavery in the Modern World

32:27 | Feb 28th, 2018

Stats + Stories 051: Slavery in the Modern World Special Guest: Davina Durgana Davina P. Durgana (@DavinaDurgana) is Assistant Professor and Senior Practitioner Faculty at SIT Graduate Institute, human rights statistician who has developed models t...Show More
Stats + Stories 050: Reading the book of love - what can you learn from relationship science?

29:45 | Feb 13th, 2018

Stats + Stories 050: Reading the book of love - what can you learn from relationship science? With Special Guest: Ty Tashiro Ty Tashiro (@tytashiro) is an author and relationship expert. He wrote Awkward: The Science of Why We’re Socially Awkward ...Show More
Stats + Stories 049: Balancing rigor and entertainment when telling stories about data.

25:38 | Jan 31st, 2018

Stats + Stories 049: Balancing rigor and entertainment when telling stories about data. With Special Guest: Nick Thieme Nick Thieme (@FurrierTranform) is a research fellow at University of California Hastings Institute for Innovation Law and freela...Show More
Stats + Stories 048: Were the cancer clusters real? Statistics for public policies

30:00 | Jan 18th, 2018

Stats + Stories 048: Were the cancer clusters real? Statistical support for evaluating public policy With Special Guest: David Banks David Banks is a statistician at Duke University. He is a fellow of the American Statistical Association and the ...Show More
Stats + Stories 047: Just in time for the holiday shopping season

30:00 | Dec 9th, 2017

Stats + Stories 047: Just in time for the holiday shopping season - The online Marketing Story With Special Guest: Glenn Platt Glenn Platt ​(@glennplatt) is the C. Michael Armstrong Professor of Network Technology & Management & Director of Interac...Show More
Stats + Stories 046 S1: Playing a risky game

29:08 | Dec 4th, 2017

Stats + Short Stories 046: Playing a risky game With Special Guest: David Banks David Banks is a statistician at Duke University. He is a fellow of the American Statistical Association and the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and a former edit...Show More
Stats + Stories 045: Thankful for a bountiful harvest - how bountiful was it and who produced it?

29:08 | Nov 20th, 2017

Stats + Stories 045: Thankful for a bountiful harvest - how bountiful was it and who produced it? With Special Guest: Linda Young Linda J. Young is Chief Mathematical Statistician and Director of Research and Development of USDA’s National Agricult...Show More
Stats + Stories 044 S1: Growing Surveys-Building an Agricultural Census

06:04 | Nov 6th, 2017

Stats + Short Stories 044: Growing Surveys-Building an Agricultural Census With Special Guest: Linda J. Young Linda J. Young is Chief Mathematical Statistician and Director of Research and Development of USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Serv...Show More
Stats + Stories 043: Why don't people like my graphs?

29:02 | Oct 17th, 2017

Stats + Stories 043: Why don't people like my graphs? With Special Guest: Alberto Cairo Alberto Cairo (@albertocairo) is the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the University of Miami. He's also director of the visualization program at UM's Cente...Show More
Stats + Stories 042 S1: Truth, function, beauty, insight and enlightment: Goals for successful visualization

06:48 | Oct 2nd, 2017

Stats + Short Stories 042: Truth, function, beauty, insight and enlightment:goals for successful visualization With Special Guest: Alberto Cairo Alberto Cairo (@albertocairo) is the Knight Chair in Visual Journalism at the University of Miami. He's...Show More
Stats + Stories 041: Stats of Cool Cats: Emotions, Mood Management and Cat Videos

26:53 | Sep 14th, 2017

Stats + Stories 041: Stats of Cool Cats: Emotions, Mood Management and Cat Videos With Special Guest: Jessica Gall Myrick Jessica G. Myrick (@jessmyrick) is an associate professor of media studies at the Bellisario College of Communications at Pe...Show More
Stats + Stories 040 S1: A Journalist Checks His Numbers

06:54 | Sep 1st, 2017

Stats + Short Stories 040: A Journalist Checks His Numbers With Special Guest: Alan Schwarz ​Alan Schwarz (@alanschwarz) is a Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist best known for his reportage of public health issues for The New York Times. His 130-a...Show More
Stats + Stories 039: The Numbers Behind Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)

06:54 | Aug 17th, 2017

Stats + Stories 039: The Numbers Behind Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) With Special Guest: Alan Schwarz ​Alan Schwarz (@alanschwarz) is a Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist best known for his reportage of public health issues for The New Y...Show More
Stats + Stories 038: Describing and Measuring an $18 Trillion Economy

06:54 | Jul 28th, 2017

Stats + Stories 038: Describing and Measuring an $18 Trillion Economy With Special Guest: Dr. Brian Moyer Dr. Brian Moyer is director of the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. BEA, made up entirely of career civil servants, is an impartial producer ...Show More
Stats + Stories 037: Epidemic Trials and Tribulations

06:54 | Jul 14th, 2017

Stats + Stories 037: Epidemic Trials and Tribulations With Special Guest: Dr. Susan Ellenberg Dr. Susan Ellenberg is Professor of Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, Perelman School of Medicine at the Universit...Show More
Stats + Stories 036 S1: And The Winner Is...

06:54 | Jun 30th, 2017

Stats + Short Stories 36: And The Winner Is… With Special Guest: Dr. Susan Ellenberg Dr. Susan Ellenberg is Professor of Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Penn...Show More
Stats + Stories 035: Counting Crime

22:44 | Jun 15th, 2017

Stats + Stories 35: Counting Crime With Special Guest: Jeri M. Mulrow Jeri M. Mulrow is the Acting Director for the Bureau of Justice Statistics. BJS’s mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate information on crime, criminal offenders, vict...Show More
Stats + Stories 034: Spotting Fake News

22:44 | May 31st, 2017

Stats + Short Stories 34: Spotting Fake News With Special Guest: Mona Chalabi Mona Chalabi (@MonaChalabi) is the Data Editor of The Guardian US and a columnist at New York Magazine. As well as co-producing a four-part documentary series about vagin...Show More
Stats + Stories 033: Sifting Through Noisy Data to Find Stories

22:44 | May 19th, 2017

Stats + Stories 33: Sifting Through Noisy Data to Find Stories With Special Guest: Mona Chalabi Mona Chalabi (@MonaChalabi) is the Data Editor of The Guardian US and a columnist at New York Magazine. As well as co-producing a four-part documentary ...Show More
Stats + Stories 032: Complete and Accurate Counts: Planning and Conducting the Decennial Census

22:44 | May 17th, 2017

Stats + Stories 032: Complete and Accurate Counts: Planning and Conducting the Decennial Census With Special Guest: John H. Thompson ​John H. Thompson is the 24th Census Bureau Director. The Census Bureau prepares the 2020 Census and over more t...Show More
Stats + Stories 031: Getting the sense of US from the Census

05:24 | May 1st, 2017

Stats + Short Stories 031: Getting the sense of US from the Census With Special Guest: John H. Thompson ​John H. Thompson is the 24th Census Bureau Director. The Census Bureau prepares the 2020 Census and over more than 100 other censuses and sur...Show More
Stats + Stories 030: Do's and Dont's of Data Journalism

28:21 | Apr 17th, 2017

Stats + Stories 030: Do's and Dont's of Data Journalism With Special Guest: Andrew Flowers Andrew Flowers (@andrewflowers) is a freelance data journalist and a former quantitative editor at FiveThirtyEight.com. He writes about economics, trade, we...Show More
Stats + Stories 029 S1: So a 70-30 support split is not a sure thing?

31:28 | Mar 31st, 2017

Stats + Short Stories S1 029: So​ a​ 70-30 support split is not a sure thing? With Special Guest: Andrew Flowers Andrew Flowers (@andrewflowers) is a freelance data journalist and a former quantitative editor at FiveThirtyEight.com. He writes abou...Show More
Stats + Stories 028: Tracking Fake News - If your friends believe it, then it must be true!

31:28 | Mar 15th, 2017

Stats + Stories 028: If your friend believes it, then it must be true - Tracking the spread of fake news across networks. With Special Guest: Filippo Menczer Filippo Menczer is a professor of informatics and computer science at Indiana University...Show More
Stats + Stories 027 S1: I'd give that study 4 stars: considering the quality of research.

31:28 | Feb 28th, 2017

Stats + Short Stories 027 S1: I'd give that study 4 stars: considering the quality of research. With Special Guest: David Spiegelhalther David Spiegelhalther is Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk in the Statistical Laboratory at ...Show More
Stats + Stories 026: Sex by Numbers

31:28 | Feb 13th, 2017

Stats + Short Stories 026: Sex by the Numbers With Special Guest: David Spiegelhalther David Spiegelhalther is Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk in the Statistical Laboratory at the University of Cambridge, Chair of the Winton C...Show More
Stats + Stories 025 S1: Skills needed in enrollment offices in higher education

31:28 | Feb 2nd, 2017

Stats + Short Stories 025 S1: Skills needed in enrollment offices in higher education With Special Guest: Mr. Michael Kabbaz Michael Kabbaz is Vice President, Division of Enrollment Management and Student Success at Miami University. His Division ...Show More
Stats + Stories 024: Reading, Writing & Enrollment Analytics.mp3

31:28 | Jan 18th, 2017

Stats + Stories 024: Reading, Writing & Enrollment Analytics With Special Guest: Mr. Michael Kabbaz Michael Kabbaz is Vice President, Division of Enrollment Management and Student Success at Miami University. His Division includes Offices of Admis...Show More
Stats + Stories 023: Behavior Change and New Years Resolutions

31:28 | Dec 16th, 2016

Stats + Stories 023: Understanding behavior change. Will you be one of the 8% who keep their New Year's resolutions? With Special Guest: Dr. Rose Marie Ward Dr. Rose Marie Ward is a professor in Miami University's Department of Kinesiology & Health...Show More
Stats + Stories 022: A Political Scientist Ponders the Polls

31:28 | Oct 10th, 2016

Stats + Stories 022: A Political Scientist Ponders the Polls With Special Guest: Bryan Marshall Bryan Marshall is professor of political science at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. His teaching and research focuses in the areas of Congress, congre...Show More
Stats + Stories 021: A Winning Formula for Sports

31:28 | Sep 12th, 2016

Stats + Stories 021: A Winning Formula for Sports With Special Guest: Dennis Lock Dennis Lock (@LockAnalytics) currently serves as Director of Analytics for the Miami Dolphins NFL team.  In his role, he supports football operations through research ...Show More
Stats + Stories 020: A Statistician Clears the Air

31:28 | Jul 22nd, 2016

Stats + Stories 020: A Statistician Clears The Air With Special Guest: Barry Nussbaum Barry Nussbaum (@StatisticsBarry) is former Chief Statistician at the US EPA, and is president-elect of the American Statistical Association. Included among his m...Show More
Stats + Stories 019: Moving beyond the 'just so' when reporting science

31:28 | Jun 8th, 2016

Stats + Stories 019: Moving beyond the 'just so' when reporting science With Special Guest: Regina Nuzzo Regina Nuzzo (@ReginaNuzzo) is a science writer and professor of statistics at Gallaudet University. Her writings on science, medicine, health, ...Show More
Stats + Stories 018: Sports Reporting in the Digital Era

35:20 | Apr 26th, 2016

Stats + Stories 018: Sports Reporting in the Digital Era With Special Guest: Terence Moore Terence Moore (@TMooreSports) is a national sports columnist and commentator who is a regular television contributor to CNN, ESPN "Outside the Lines and MSNBC...Show More
Stats + Stories 017: A New Equation for Modern Journalism

31:19 | Feb 9th, 2016

Stats + Stories 017: A New Equation for Modern Journalism With Special Guest: Trevor Butterworth Trevor Butterworth is Director of Sense About Science USA, which advocates for evidence and transparency in science and technology in the public interes...Show More
Stats + Stories 016: Embracing a Quantitative, Quantified Society: Narrative + Statistics = Data Journalism

32:36 | Dec 14th, 2015

Stats + Stories 016: Embracing a quantitative, quantified society: narrative + statistics = data journalism With Special Guest: Trevor Butterworth Trevor Butterworth is Director of Sense About Science USA, which advocates for evidence and transparen...Show More
Stats + Stories 015: Screening and Intervention for Substance Abuse

32:19 | Jul 6th, 2015

Stats + Stories 015: Screening and Intervention for Substance Abuse With Special Guest: Nicholas Horton Nicholas Horton is a Professor of Statistics at Amherst College. His methodologic research interests are in longitudinal regression models and ...Show More
Stats + Stories 014: Personalizing the world

34:23 | Apr 29th, 2015

Stats + Stories 014: Personalizing the world With Special Guest: Paul Hunter Paul Hunter is managing director of Customer Knowledge at dunnhumby . Customer Knowledge is understanding what customers feel, think and do to empower dunnhumby’s clients s...Show More
Stats + Stories 013: Reading, Writing and Statistics? - data analysis and statistical literacy for all.

32:47 | Feb 20th, 2015

Stats + Stories 013: Reading, Writing and Statistics? - data analysis and statistical literacy for all. With Special Guest: Christine Franklin Christine Franklin, Lothar Tresp Honoratus Honors Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator in Statistics at...Show More
Stats + Stories 012: Numbers as plot elements in financial reporting

31:39 | Jan 27th, 2015

Stats + Stories 012: Numbers as plot elements in financial reporting With Special Guest: Alex Blumberg Alex Blumberg is a radio and podcast producer who has launched the podcast 'Startup' - a "series about what happens when someone who knows nothing...Show More
Stats + Stories 011: ESP - Evaluating Statistics for Psychic Phenomena

31:41 | Oct 29th, 2014

Stats + Stories 011: ESP - Evaluating Statistics for Psychic Phenomena With Special Guest: Jessica Utts Jessica Utts, professor and chair of the Department of Statistics at the University of California, Irvine, and the incoming 2016 President of the...Show More
Stats + Stories 010: Workplace Safety

0:00 | Sep 29th, 2014

Stats + Stories 010: Workplace Safety With Special Guest: Chris Whittaker Sofge Chris Whittaker Sofge is a toxicologist who leads a team that conducts quantitative risk assessment for hazards in the workplace. She is the Chief of the Risk Evaluation...Show More
Stats + Stories 009: Medicine is getting personal

0:00 | Aug 28th, 2014

Stats + Stories 009: Medicine is getting personal With Special Guest: Bonnie LaFleur Bonnie LaFleur has over fifteen years of experience in statistical and cancer research, and in teaching both physicians and degree seeking statistics/biostatistics ...Show More
Stats + Stories 008: How do I know this medicine works?

31:22 | Jul 7th, 2014

Stats + Stories Episode 8: How do I know this medicine works? With Special Guest: Marie Davidian Marie Davidian, William Neal Reynolds professor of statistics from North Carolina State University and past president of the American Statistical Associ...Show More
Stats + Stories 007: What do Seinfeld, The Tonight Show and Stats+Stories have in common?

31:22 | May 29th, 2014

Stats + Stories Episode 7: What do Seinfeld, The Tonight Show and Stats+Stories have in common? With Special Guest: Rick Ludwin Rick Ludwin was hired by NBC Entertainment in 1979 and made director of variety shows there in 1980. He then became vice...Show More
Stats + Stories 006: Earth Day Special

31:22 | Apr 22nd, 2014

Stats + Stories Episode 6: Earth Day Special With Special Guest: Jim Oris Jim Oris is Associate Provost for Research, Dean of the Graduate School, and University Distinguished Professor of Biology at Miami University (Ohio). Jim has spent the last 3...Show More
Stats + Stories 005: Health, Privacy and Confidentiality

31:22 | Feb 18th, 2014

Stats + Stories Episode 5: Health, Privacy and Confidentiality With Special Guest: Paul Scanlon Paul Scanlon is a survey methodologist and research social scientist in the Questionnaire Design Research Laboratory at the Center for Disease Control a...Show More
Stats + Stories 004: CSI - Crime Stats Investigated

31:22 | Jan 10th, 2014

Stats + Stories Episode 4: CSI - Crime Stats Investigated With Special Guest: Karen Kafadar Karen Kafadar, Rudy Professor of Statistics and Physics at Indiana University, joined the Stats+Stories regulars to discuss forensic science, the evidence...Show More
Stats + Stories 003 Aging

32:22 | Nov 25th, 2013

Episode 3: What are the patterns of aging and how this might inform policy? With Special Guest: Suzanne Kunkel Suzanne Kunkel, Director of the Scripps Gerontology Center at Miami University, joined the Stats+Stories regulars to discuss the statisti...Show More
Stats + Stories 002 Census

27:40 | Sep 30th, 2013

Episode 2: What does the Census do during the other nine years? With Special Guest: Tommy Wright Tommy Wright, statistician in the US Census Center for Statistical Research and Methodology, joined the Stats+Stories regulars to discuss what the US Ce...Show More
Stats + Stories 001 Baseball

28:22 | May 9th, 2013

Stats + Stories Episode 1: Baseball and Statistics With Special Guest: Jim Albert Jim Albert, co-author of Curveball: Baseball, Statistics and the Role of Chance in the Game , editor of the Journal of Quantitative Analysis and Sports , and professor...Show More