2016 Clifford C. Clogg Memorial Lecture

Lectures Presented by: Mark S. Handcock, Professor and Chair of Statistics at the University of California, Los Angeles
When Mar 21, 2016
from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM
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Contact Phone 814-863-5407
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Public Lecture on Monday, March 21 - 5:00pm in Berg Auditorium, 100 Huck Sciences Building

“Some Impacts of Social Research on Statistical Methodology”

Statistics Talk on Tuesday, March 22 - 4:00pm in 201 Thomas Building

“Some New Models for Social Networks”

Sociology Talk on Wednesday, March 23 - 12:00pm in 406 Oswald Tower

“Statistical Methods to Survey Hidden Networked Populations”


Mark S. Handcock is Professor and Chair of Statistics at the University of California, Los Angeles. He received his B.Sc. from the University of Western Australia and his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. Dr. Handcock’s research involves methodological development, and is based largely on motivation from questions in the social sciences, demography and epidemiology. His work focuses on the development of statistical models for the analysis of social network data, spatial processes and longitudinal data arising in labor economics. He also works in the fields of distributional comparisons, environmental statistics, spatial statistics and inference for stochastic processes.
He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association and a Fellow of Royal Statistical Society. In addition, he is the winner of the 2012 International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA) citation award, and the recipient of the 2002 Richard A. Lester Prize for the Outstanding Book in Labor Economics and Industrial Relations. He was the Editor of Social Networks and Journal of Statistical Software.

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