Michael D. Larsen, PhD, Larsen Statistics

Michael Larsen, Ph.D., joined Saint Michael's College in the Department of Mathematics (soon to be the Department of Mathematics and Statistics) in the fall of 2017. He received a Ph.D. in Statistics from Harvard University. Dr. Larsen is an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association (2012) and an elected member of the International Statistical Institute (2010) and was a Distinguished Scholar at the U.S. Census Bureau (2012). Previously he was a tenured faculty member at George Washington Univeristy in Washington, D.C., and Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. He served as President of the Washington Statistical Society (2016-17), Chair of the American Statistical Association's Survey Research Methods Section in (2016), and Executive Editor of Chance (2008-10).

Mike's interests include survey sampling, missing data, record linkage and administrative records, disclosure limitation and confidentiality, Bayesian statistics, hierarchical and mixture models, statistical modeling of complex data, and statistics education.

Dr. Larsen has consulted for and collaborated with researchers at a number of government agencies, research organizations, companies, and academic departments. He advised several master's and doctoral degree students before moving to St. Michael's College.

Michael Larsen conducts consulting through his company, Larsen Statistics, LLC, in Essex, Vermont. He previously was located in Rockville, Maryland, and Ames, Iowa.