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Statistics and CSSS PhD alum is the winner of 2024 Classification Society’s Distinguished Dissertation Award

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Pearce, Statistics and CSSS alum, who is the winner of the 2024 Distinguished Dissertation Award from the Classification Society. His dissertation title is "Methods for the Statistical Analysis of Preferences, with Applications to Social Science Data." The work will be presented at this summer's Classification Society conference in Kelowna, BC, Canada.

Dr. Pearce graduated from the University of Washington Department of Statistics and completed the Statistics in the Social Sciences (CSSS) track in 2023. Dr. Pearce is currently Assistant Professor of Statistics at Reed College, Portland, Oregon.

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