Our students and faculty have a tendency to make waves. We highlight our media presence here.

Recent Mentions

Steven Andrew McAlpine

Steven is the Head of Data Science at First Street Foundation and has spent his career determining the tangible impact of real-world actions.

Hannah Fresques

Hannah is a data reporter at ProPublica. She previously worked as a data fellow at ProPublica and in education policy research with MDRC, a nonpartisan, nonprofit research organization specializing in random assignment program evaluation. She holds a master’s degree in quantitative methods for social sciences from Columbia University, where her coursework focused on applied statistics, research methodology and data science.

Here's How ProPublica Analyzed Bud Frazier's Medicare Outcomes

Published in ProPublica on June 22, 2018

Since this story was published, Medicare announced plans to cut funding to the heart transplant program at Baylor St. Luke's starting in August: Medicare to Terminate Funding for St. Luke’s Heart Transplant Program in Houston

Sean McElwee

Sean is a current QMSS student. He is the co-founder of Data for Progress and essayist whose work has also been featured in Politico, The New Republic, Al Jazeera, Quartz, The Rolling Stone, The Atlantic, The American Prospect, The Week, The Nation, Vox, Salon and Boston Review

The Rising Racial Liberalism of Democratic Voters

Published in The New York Times on May 23, 2018

Rachael Dottle

Rachael is a QMSS alumna and associate visual journalist for FiveThirtyEight

How To Win A Trade War

Published in FiveThirtyEight on May 28, 2018

Schinria Islam

Schinria is a quantitative and qualitative people researcher who is passionate about deriving data-driven insights to shed light on human behavior and help organizations realize their opportunities and maximize their future impact.

Schinria Islam Uses Data Science for Social Science Insights at Uber

Published by the Columbia University Data Science Institute on June 11, 2018

Bob Filbin

Bob is Chief Data Scientist at Crisis Text Line. He specializes in the application of behavioral psychology to questions of data collection, analysis, & reporting, to make sure data leads to strategic actions. He has written for the Harvard Business Review and Medium, and was named one of Chronicle of Philanthropy’s 40 Under 40 in 2016.

Elan Kriegel

Elan is a data scientist and the cofounder of BlueLabs, an analytics and technology company based in Washington, DC. Before joining BlueLabs, Mr. Kriegel was the Battleground States Analytics Director for Obama for America.

Awards Dinner Celebrates Contributions of GSAS Alumni

Published by Columbia GSAS News on June 6, 2018