I am an Assistant Professor and the Director of Statistics Education in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Slippery Rock University. I am also a Service-Learning Associate with the Office for Community-Engaged Education at SRU. I am actively researching the effect of community engagement on elementary statistics learning. I specialize in survey methods for hard-to-interview populations in general, casualty estimation, and record linkage.

Boards & Commissions

Pittsburgh Interfaith Evolution Inc.
Board of Directors Member Since October 2019

Research Interests

Education Environment Homelessness Social Justice

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    Summer 2021 Session
    Slippery Rock University

    I met with 124 students for about 45 minutes per student to assist them with their portion of our data analysis based on the survey we administered for the Slippery Rock Community Library. The students each will prepare a one-minute voiceover Powerpoint presentation about their analysis; I will then be combining these analyses into a single mp4/movie to be viewed by our community partner.

    As always, it is exhausting but rewarding to meet with each student individually. We determined that the library needs to communicate more widely about its source of funding, its open times and days, and its available resources, especially internet-based resources. We found significant differences between some populations (geography-based, household-composition-based, and tenure-in-area-based) as well. It feels good to have gotten some significant feedback for the library and to be able to make some policy suggestions!

    Gave 80.00 hours between 04/16/2021 and 04/23/2021 with Slippery Rock Community Library, Elementary Statistics*, Office for Community-Engaged Learning (OCEL)
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