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Richard A. Berk

Professor of Criminology and Statistics

Research Interests: applied statistics, causal inference, forecasting, statistical/machine learning

Links: CV


PhD, The Johns Hopkins University, 1970; BA, Yale University, 1964

Recent Consulting

Philadelphia Adult Department of Probation and Parole; Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole; Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services; Washington, D.C. Police Department; Child Protective Services, Maryland Department of Human Resources; United States District Court for the Eastern District of California; U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics; Philadelphia Police Department

Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards

Elected to the Sociological Research Association; Elected Fellow to the American Association for the Advancement of Science; Paul S. Lazarsfeld Award for methodological contributions from the American Sociological Association; Elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association; Elected Fellow of the Academy of Experimental Criminology

Academic Positions Held

Wharton: 2006-present. University of Pennsylvania:2006-present. Previous appointments: University of California, Los Angles; University of California, Santa Barbara; Northwestern University. Visiting appointments: Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France; Los Alamos National Laboratories, Statistics Group

Professional Leadership 2005-2012

Editor, The Evaluation Review

Corporate and Public Sector Leadership 2005-2012

National Research Council Panel on the Design of the 2010 Census Program of Evaluations and Experiments (CPEX)

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