Our students and faculty have a tendency to make waves. We highlight our media presence here.
Join SDG Fund Project Team
The UN works to advance the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. Guided by instructor, Dr. Charlie Riemann, the QMSS project team worked Peishan Li, Qinyue (Hailey) Hao, Jasmine Hwang, Dan Li, Rina Shin, Connie Xu, Hanyu Zhang, Zhiwen Huang, Cara Latinazo, Xingchen (Stark) Li, Soobin Oh, Lizabeth Singh, Mengying Xu, and Tianqing Zhou to develop a model that could define and measure linkages and networks of SDG and see how much SDG linkages and, or networks progress over time. You can read about the project in full HERE.
Published on the SDG Join Fund Blog on December 6th, 2021.
Becca is a data scienctist active in the political space. She is currently the Chief Analytics Officer at Biden for President. You can connect with her via her LinkedIn page HERE.
Published in the New York Magazine on November 18th, 2020
Manu is a Research Specialist with Princeton University. Her recent Data Fellowship with UN OCHA is featured in this article. You can connect with her via her LinkedIn page HERE.
You can watch a video about Manu's work on this project HERE.
Connor is a social science researcher with experience conducting both qualitative and quantitative analysis for academic and private sector use. You can connect with him via his LinkedIn page HERE.
Published by the Center on Global and Economic Governance in November, 2018 referencing Connor's publication Competing to be Corrupt: The Multinational Dynamics of Public Procurement Bribery in Latin America.
You can read Conor's full paper HERE.
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.
Published in the Wall Street Journal on August 25th, 2018.
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.
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 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
Published in The New York Times on May 23, 2018
Published in FiveThirtyEight on May 28, 2018
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.
Published by the Columbia University Data Science Institute on June 11, 2018
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.
Published by Vox on June 9, 2018
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.
Published by Columbia GSAS News on June 6, 2018