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Associate Commissioner  Areas of Research


Ken Robertson (202) 691-5440 Leadership and collaboration in mathematical statistics, behavioral science, data science, survey management, and the production of economic statistics. Research interests include exploratory data analysis, time series analysis, computational statistics.
Senior Research Mathematical Statistician  Areas of Research


Terrance Savitsky (202) 691-7382 Bayesian model estimation under complex sampling to achieve frequentist consistency and correct uncertainty quantification with respect to the joint distribution governing population generation and the taking of a complex sample; Bayesian synthetic data estimation for the achievement of a formal privacy guarantee that well-preserves the utility of the closely-held data distribution; Bayesian functional data models for small domain estimation for time- and spatially-indexed data; Bayesian nonparametric modeling, including Gaussian processes, continuous random measures and adaptive auto-regressive prior formulations.

Senior Research Survey Methodologist  Areas of Research


Douglas Williams (202) 691-5707 Survey nonresponse, experimental methods and design, questionnaire design, qualitative testing, paradata, web and mobile survey design.

Senior Mathematical Statistician  Areas of Research


Daniell Toth (202) 691-7380 Machine learning, nonparametric regression, estimation and inference with complex sample survey data, disclosure limitation.

Senior Research Psychologist  


Robin Kaplan (202) 691-7383 Cognitive sources of measurement error, memory retrieval, context effects, questionnaire design, experimental and qualitative research methods, usability.

General Information  
  Pamela Anderson (202) 691-7375  


Mathematical Statistics Research Center

Director  Areas of Research


Jeff Gonzalez (202) 691-5012 Modular survey designs, new and emerging data collection modes and methodologies, nonresponse bias, respondent burden, responsive and adaptive designs, total survey error.
Mathematical Statisticians  Areas of Research


Dan Gillman (202) 691-7523 Metadata, standards, terminology, transparency.


Randall Powers (202) 691-7381 Nonresponse, data visualization, clustering analysis, data matching.

Research Mathematical Statisticians  Areas of Research


Vladislav Beresovsky (202) 691-6784 Design based inferences on national level and model-bases estimation in small areas from complex survey samples, missing data imputation, nonresponse adjustment, generalized calibration, quasi-randomized estimation from nonprobability survey samples, applications of Bayesian estimation and machine learning for inferences from complex survey samples, modern approaches to data visualization, particularly R-Shiny and R-Markdown.


Moon Jung Cho (202) 691-7384 Resampling variance estimation method, bootstrap variance estimation method, Balanced Repeated Replicate (BRR) method, missing or fragmented data, modeling of survey response rates.


Kate Eckerle (202) 691-7688 Spectral analysis, stochastic processes, informative sampling, random matrix theory.


Steve Miller (202) 691-7379 Statistical methods, measurement error, analysis of data from complex surveys, variance estimation, inference.


Michael Sverchkov (202) 691-7374 Estimation and inference with complex sample survey data, variance estimation, small area estimation, calibration, time series analysis.


Daniel Yang (202) 691-7530 Respondent burden analysis, recursive partitioning models for complex design, response propensity models, SOII Case and Demographic injury rates.

ASA/NSF/BLS Research Fellows  
  Wenjiang Fu Statistical modeling and inference for multiple survey data, temporal trend estimation of CE data, and racial disparity studies.

  Roee Gutman


Behavioral Science Research Center

Director  Areas of Research
  Rebecca L. Morrison (202) 691-5715 Establishment surveys, questionnaire design, measurement error, qualitative research methods.

Research Psychologists  Areas of Research
  Jean Fox (202) 691-7370 User experience (UX), customer experience (CX), user interface design, survey design, applying UX methods to support innovation.

  Erica Yu (202) 691-7924 Cognitive sources of measurement error, experimental methods, questionnaire design, interviewer behavior.


Research Statisticians  Areas of Research


Josh Langeland (202) 691-5037 Adaptive Design, contact strategies, nonresponse adjustment, electronic response in establishment surveys.


Jonathan Mendelson (202) 691-7268 Nonresponse, experimental design and analysis, survey modes, sampling and weighting design, Bayesian methods, measurement error.


Victoria Narine (202) 691-6305 Social/cultural influences on nonresponse bias, context effects, experimental and qualitative research methods, questionnaire design, interviewer behavior.


Tywanquila Walker (202) 691-5909 Experimental methods and design, questionnaire design, data visualization, automation, user experience.

Cognitive Laboratory


Stella Godbolt (202) 691-7524 Schedules participants for studies, maintains database of volunteers, coordinates and assists with studies.


Data Science Research Center

Director  Areas of Research


Brandon Kopp (202) 691-7514 Data science, supervised machine learning, unsupervised machine learning, natural language processing, responsible AI, qualitative user experience testing.

Data Scientists  Areas of Research
  Erin Boon (202) 691-5919 Supervised and unsupervised machine learning, data visualization, natural language processing, data models, efficient programming (SQL, R, python), data science project management.