Committee Details

Committee on Scientific Freedom and Human Rights

Charge:

  • The Committee concerns itself with violations of and threats to the scientific freedom and human rights of statisticians and other scientists throughout the world. The Committee also assists scientific societies or other responsible organizations on statistical questions relating to data on human rights or the use of data to limit human rights.
  • Composition: The committee is composed of nine members, three of whom are appointed/reappointed each year by the President Elect for three year terms. One member is appointed by the President Elect (when necessary) to serve as the Chair.


    Questions? Want to get involved? Contact Megan Price

    Membership

    The Committee on Scientific Freedom and Human Rights has 9 member(s), and 3 liaison(s).

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    Name

    Position/Term

     
    Price, Megan
    Human Rights Data Analysis Group
    109 Bartlett Street
    Suite 204
    San Francisco, CA   94110
    United States
    Phone: (404) 441-5054
    meganp@hrdag.org
    Chair (2016 - 2017)
     
    Mejia, Robin
    Carnegie Mellon University
    Department of Statistics
    Baker Hall 132
    Pittsburgh, PA   15213
    United States
    Phone: (831) 252-3034
    rmejia@andrew.cmu.edu
    Vice-Chair (2016 - 2017)
     
    Cochran, James J.
    University of Alabama
    The Culverhouse College of Commerce
    347 Alston Hall, Box 870226
    Tuscaloosa, AL   35487-0226
    United States
    Phone: (205) 348-8914
    Fax: (318) 257-4352
    jcochran@cba.ua.edu
    Member (2016 - 2018)
     
    Eisenhauer, William David
    Portland State University
    10000 S.W. Johnson St.
    Tigard, OR   97223
    United States
    Phone: (503) 422-6022
    wde@pdx.edu
    Member (2016 - 2018)
     
    Kendall, Arthur J.
    Social Research Consultants
    8333 Seminole Blvd.
    Unit 539
    Seminole, FL   33772
    United States
    Phone: (727) 498-7759
    art@drkendall.org
    Member (2012 - 2017)
     
    Long, Qi
    Member (2014 - 2019)
     
    Mejia, Robin
    Carnegie Mellon University
    Department of Statistics
    Baker Hall 132
    Pittsburgh, PA   15213
    United States
    Phone: (831) 252-3034
    rmejia@andrew.cmu.edu
    Member (2016 - 2018)
     
    Ott, Miles Q.
    Young Science Library
    Clark Science Center
    Northampton, MA   01063-0001
    miles_ott@alumni.brown.edu
    Member (2017 - 2019)
     
    Scheuren, Fritz J.
    NORC-Univ of Chicago
    1402 Ruffner Road
    Alexandria, VA   22302
    United States
    Phone: (202) 320-3446 (cell)
    Fax: (703) 549-1119
    scheuren@aol.com
    Member (2017 - 2019)
     
    Steorts, Rebecca Carter
    Duke University
    3310 Hope Valley Road
    Durham, NC   27707
    United States
    Phone: (704) 453-1597
    beka@stat.duke.edu
    Member (2015 - 2017)
     

    Ensor, Katherine B.
    Rice University
    Dept. of Statistics
    6100 Main St., MS 138
    Houston, TX   77251-1827
    United States
    Phone: (713) 348-4687
    kathy.bennett.ensor@gmail.com

    Professional Issues & Visibility Council Liaison
    2016 - 2018
    Chair, Professional Issues and Visibility Council (ASA Vice President)
     

    Marker, David A.
    Westat
    1600 Research Blvd.
    Rockville, MD   20850-3195
    United States
    Phone: (301) 251-4398
    davidmarker@westat.com

    Professional Issues & Visibility Council Liaison
    2016 - 2018
    Vice Chair, Professional Issues and Visibility Council
     

    Pierson, Steve
    American Statistical Association
    732 North Washington Street
    Alexandria, VA   22314-1943
    United States
    Phone: (703) 302-1841
    pierson@amstat.org

    Staff Liaison
    2011 - 2017
     
     

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