Aug 30, 2017

Mike Cohen MAA’s representative-at-large

Longtime IMS member Michael P. Cohen has been elected representative-at-large for business, industry and government, to the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Congress with three-year term beginning February 1, 2018. Mike is a Principal Statistician at the American Institutes for Research (AIR). He has over 35 years’ experience in complex survey design and estimation, including sample design, imputation, variances, sample size and power determination, and weighting. This experience includes seven years at the Bureau of Labor Statistics, working on sampling and estimation for the US Consumer Price Index and the US Consumer Expenditure Surveys. He spent 13 years at the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) of the US Department of Education, and seven years at the US Bureau of Transportation Statistics, the last four as their Assistant Director for Survey Programs. Mike has served as President of the Washington Academy of Sciences and of the Washington Statistical Society. He was the Treasurer of the Survey Research Methods Section of the American Statistical Association for 2015–16. He is an associate editor of the Journal of Official Statistics and a contributing editor for the Journal of Experimental Education. He has been an associate editor for the Journal of the American Statistical Association, Applications and Case Studies.


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