Interview With Chris Barr

Chris Barr

Chris Barr is an assistant professor of biostatistics at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston. He moved to Boston after getting his Ph.D. at UCLA and then doing a postdoc at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Chris has done important work in environmental biostatistics and is also the co-founder of OpenIntro, a very cool open-source (and free!) educational resource for statistics.  

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Awesome Stat Ed Links

  1. Openintro - A free online introduction to stats textbook, even the latex is free! One of the authors is Chris Barr, a former postdoc at Hopkins.
  2. The undergraduate guide to R - A free intro to R at a super-beginners level, the most popular (and free) statistical programming language. Written by an undergrad at Princeton.  

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