Contact Info

Primary Title: 
Assistant Professor
Email Contact: 
Voice Contact: 
(541) 737-3269
Office: 
Weniger Hall, Room 227

Education

  • Ph.D. Statistics, University of California, Los Angeles, 2016
  • B.A. Statistics, University of California, Berkeley, 2011

Research Interests

  • Samping methods
  • Social network analysis
  • Network sampling
  • Respondent-driven sampling
  • Social science applications of statistics

Selected Publications

  • Johnston, L. G., McLaughlin, K. R., Rouhani, S. A., and Bartels, S. A. (2017), “Measuring a hidden population: A novel technique to estimate the population size of women with sexual violence related pregnancies in South Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo,” Journal of Epidemiology and Global Health, 7(1):45-53. [link]
  • Johnston, L. G., McLaughlin, K. R., El Rhilani, H., Latifi, A., Toufik, A., Bennani, A., Alami, K., Elomari, B., and Handcock, M. S. (2015), “A novel method for estimating the size of hidden populations using respondent-driven sampling data: Case examples from Morocco,” Epidemiology, 26(6):846-852. [link]
  • McLaughlin, K. R., Handcock, M. S., and Johnston, L. G. (2015), “Inference for the visibility distribution for respondent-driven sampling,” JSM Proceedings, Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association, 2259-2267. [link]
  • Sholtz, R. I., McLaughlin, K. R., Cirillo, P. M., Petreas, M., Park, J. S., Wolff, M. S., Factor-Litvak, P., Eskenazi, B., Krigbaum, N., and Cohn, B. A. (2011), “Assaying organochlorines in archived serum for a large, long-term cohort: Implications of combining assay results from multiple laboratories over time,” Environment International, 37(4):709-714. [link]

Instructional and Departmental Activities

  • ST 431/531 Sampling Methods
  • ST 518 Data Analytics II

Professional Societies

  • American Statistical Association (ASA)
  • International Network for Social Network Analysis (INSNA)
  • American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR)