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Forrest W. Crawford

Associate Professor
Biostatistics
Operations
EEB
Yale University

forrest.crawford@yale.edu
http://crawfordlab.io

(203) 785-6125
60 College St LEPH Rm 207
PO Box 208034 New Haven CT 06510

About

Forrest W. Crawford is an Associate Professor of Biostatistics, 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.

Job openings: Several postdoctoral fellowship positions are available. Current Yale students and applicants interested in joining the group should contact me by email.

Selected recent articles

  1. Morozova, O., Cohen, T. and Forrest W. Crawford (2017) Risk ratios for contagious outcomes. Submitted. [link]
  2. Aronow, P.M., Forrest W. Crawford and Zubizarreta, J.R. (2017) Confidence intervals for linear unbiased estimators under constrained dependence. Submitted. [link]
  3. Forrest W. Crawford, Wu, J. and Heimer, R. (2017) Hidden population size estimation from respondent-driven sampling: a network approach. Journal of the American Statistical Association, In press. [link]
  4. Forrest W. Crawford (2016) The graphical structure of respondent-driven sampling. Sociological Methodology, 46, 187–211. [link]

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