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Forrest W. Crawford

Associate Professor
Statistics & Data Science
Yale University

PO Box 208034 New Haven CT 06510


Notice: I’m on sabbatical from January to July 2023. I’m unable to take on new administrative or reviewing duties during this time. I’ll also be slower than usual in responding to email.

Forrest W. Crawford is an Associate Professor of Biostatistics, Statistics & Data Science, Operations, and Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at Yale University. He is affiliated with the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS, the Institute for Network Science, the Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Program, and the Public Health Modeling Concentration.

Research: mathematical and statistical problems related to discrete structures and stochastic processes in epidemiology, public health, biomedicine, and evolutionary science.

Methodological interests: networks and graphs, stochastic processes, semi-parametric inference, causal inference, computational statistics, optimization, and algorithms.

Practical applications: public health, infectious disease epidemiology, sociology, evolution and ecology, and genetics.

Funding: I am grateful for support from the Big Data to Knowledge (BD2K) program via the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award (DP2). Project page.

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