Staff Biography — Dr. Mindy Schimmel

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Dr. Mindy Schimmel, Head of Social Science and Education Research

Subject Areas

Education, social science, social policy, sociology, public health, business, demography, psychology, biostatistics

Statistics Expertise

Crosstabulations, chi-square analysis, correlational analysis, factor analysis. Linear regression, logistic regression, Cox regression. Cluster analysis, trees. Smallest space analysis. Analysis of qualitative data using quantitative measurements. ROC curves.

Computer Expertise

SAS, SPSS, Excel, Word, PowerPoint

Education

PhD in Sociology, University of Chicago

MA in Statistics, University of Chicago. Thesis title: The analysis of contingency tables using quantitative scores

BA in Sociology, Harvard University – magna cum laude

Additional Biography

Dr. Schimmel, a Fulbright scholar, graduated from Harvard University magna cum laude. She has worked as a statistician and researcher in prestigious institutions in the US and Israel, including the Guttman Institute of Applied Social Research and the University of Chicago. She has published in journals such as “Blood” and “Journal of Health and Social Behavior,” and has presented papers at many conferences, including the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association and the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association.