M. Karns

Elizabeth Karns
people / faculty

M. Karns

Senior Lecturer
Social Statistics

Overview

Liz Karns is an epidemiologist and lawyer. Her research interests involve worker health and safety, ethical responsibilities in the conduct data analysis, and the economic consequences of sexual assault and harassment. Her practice has ranged from individual juvenile clients large multi-national corporations. She is interested in fostering an intellectual environment for students that integrates science, law, and societal needs.

Teaching Statement

Connect theory and methods to real world problems.

Research Statement

Economic consequences of sexual assault and misconduct. Evaluation of evidence from public databases, legal opinions, and individual cases.

Professional Activities

  • Sexual Assault Reporting Rate Differences Across Campuses. Presented to Cornell SAAW. 2016.
  • Identifying Barriers to Reporting Sexual Assault. Presented to Keeton House Residential Life. Keeton House. 2016.
  • Cornell Sexual Misconduct & Harassment Survey. Presented to Cornell History Dept.. McGraw Hall. 2016.
  • Evaluating the Gap in Sexual Assault Reporting: Survey & Clery Data. Presented to CSVP. Scholkopf. 2016.
  • Cornell Sexual Misconduct & Harassment Survey. Presented to Cornell Residence Life. Appel. 2015.
  • Cornell Sexual Misconduct & Harassment Survey. Presented to Cornell West Campus Bethe. Bethe House. 2015.
  • Cornell Sexual Misconduct & Harassment Survey. Presented to Cornell Librarians -- Hotel/ILR/Johnson. Statler . 2015.
  • Cornell Sexual Misconduct & Harassment Survey. Presented to Cornell Radio. ILR. 2015.
  • Cornell Sexual Misconduct & Harassment Survey. Presented to PALS. Stimson Hall. 2015.
  • Cornell Sexual Misconduct & Harassment Survey. Presented to CSVP. Clara Dickson. 2015.
  • Measuring Change: Sexual Assault Reporting Rates Analysis. Presented to Gannett. Gannett. 2015.
  • Cornell Sexual Misconduct & Harassment Survey. Presented to Cornell Womens Resource Center. Willard Straight Hall. 2015.
  • Measuring Change: Sexual Assault Reporting Rates Analysis. Presented to Gannett Health. ILR. 2015.
  • Ethics of Data Analysis. Presented to Translational Research Center. Brofenbrenner Center. 2015.
  • Statistical Evidence in Employment Discrimination. Presented to ILR Labor and Employment Law Extension. ILR NYC. 2010.

Honors and Awards

  • Robert N. Stern Mentoring Award 2013, ILR. 2013
  • MacPherson Teaching Award, ILR. 2009