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Erin Boon

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Erin Boon, Ph.D.

Data Scientist Office of Survey Methods Research
  • California State University, 2019, East Bay, M.S., Statistics, Data Science
  • Harvard University, Ph.D., 2014, Celtic Languages & Literatures, Linguistic Theory
  • Harvard University, A.M, 2010, Celtic Languages & Literatures
  • Aberystwyth University, M.A., 2008, Medieval Welsh Literature
  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 2006, Classics, Celtic Studies
Fields of Interest:
  • Supervised and unsupervised machine learning
  • Data visualization
  • Natural language processingData Models
  • Efficient programming (SQL, R, python)
  • Data science project management
Professional Experience:
  • Data Scientist, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2023 - present
  • Lead Data Scientist, The Atlantic, 2022 - 2022
  • Senior Data Scientist, The Atlantic, 2021 - 2022
  • Data Scientist, The Atlantic, 2019 - 2021
  • Research Analyst/ACLS Public Fellow, The Texas Tribune, 2016 - 2018
  • Speech Data Evaluator, Adecco at Google, 2014 - 2015
  • Graduate Research & Teaching Fellow, Harvard University, 2008 - 2014
Selected Publications and Working Papers:
  • Vales, A., Boon, E. 2022. Getting Started with Product Research, News Product Alliance.
  • Boon, E. 2015. Heritage Welsh and the Bilingual Continuum: Grammatical Gender Under Incomplete Acquisition, Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, Volume 21, pp. 82-96.
  • Boon, E., Polinsky, M. 2015. From Silence to Voice: Empowering Heritage Language Speakers in the 21st Century, Observatory of the Spanish Language and Hispanic Cultures in the United States, Harvard FAS and Instituto Cervantes.


Last Modified Date: April 19, 2023