2022 Civic Hacker Summit

Virtual Event | November 2-4, 2022

David Corliss, PhD | Peace-Work

Making a Difference Through Peace-Work

Day 2: Thursday, November 3, 2022, 11:00 AM PDT

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David Corliss, PhD


David Corliss is the founder and Director of Peace-Work, an all-volunteer cooperative of statisticians and data scientists applying statistical methods to issue-driven advocacy in poverty, education, social justice, and providing analytic support for charitable groups. Human trafficking research is a major initiative at Peace-Work, with studies on socio-economic analysis, risk factors, and legislative consulting.

With a PhD in statistical astrophysics, Dr. Corliss leads a data science organization in the automotive industry while continuing academic research in astrophysics and taking pro bono cases as a human rights mathematician. He is the author of Stats4Good, a monthly column on statistical analysis for the greater good, which appears in Amstat News, the membership magazine of the American Statistical Association.

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