LDI Welcomes Professor Aleksandra B. Slavković

February - May 2013: We welcome Professor Aleksandra B. Slavković as a Labor Dynamics Institute Visiting Professor. Prof. Slavković received her Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University in 2004. She is an Associate Professor of Statistics, with appointments at the Department of Statistics and the Institute for CyberScience at Penn State University, University Park, and at the Department of Public Health Sciences, Pennsylvania State College of Medicine, Hershey. She is currently serving as an Associate Editor of the Annals of Applied Statistics and Journal of Privacy. Her primary research interest is in the area of data privacy and confidentiality. Other related past and current research interests include evaluation methods for human performance in virtual environments, statistical data mining, application of statistics to social sciences, algebraic statistics, and causal inference.