Carnegie Mellon University

Past Speakers

Rebecca Lessem

February 19, 2015
Professor of Economics, CMU

Cosma Shalizi

January 26, 2015 
Professor of Statistics, CMU

Emily Feenstra

January 16, 2015
Business Analyst, McKinsey & Company

Jennifer Cerully

October 20, 2014 
Behavioral / Social Scientist, RAND Corporation

Stephen Broomell

September 11, 2014
Professor of Social & Decision Sciences, CMU

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita

April 8, 2014
Professor of Politics, NYU

David Danks

March 17, 2014
Professor of Philosophy and Psychology, CMU

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita

February 4, 2014
Professor of Politics, NYU

Ilana Diamond

October 30, 2013
Director of AlphaLab Gear; previously CEO of Sima Products

Collin Otis

October 23, 2013
Founder & CEO of Powered Analytics

Steven Brams

October 15, 2013
Professor of Politics (Specializing in Game Theory) at NYU

John Engberg

February 26, 2013
Senior Economist at RAND

Lee Branstetter

January 30, 2013
Professor, Economics and Public Policy at the Heinz School of Public Policy and  in SDS; Senior Economist for International Trade & Investment for the President’s Council of Economic Advisors

Morris Fiorina

November 13, 2012
Political scientist at the Hoover Institution, Stanford

Andrew Lo

Septembr 27, 2012
Director, Laboratory for Financial Engineering, MIT: AlphaSimplex Group, LLC, Chairman & Chief Investment Strategist; Office of Financial Research, Consultant

Erte Xiao

March 27, 2012
Professor of Social &Decision Sciences, CMU

Steve Fienberg

January 24, 2012
Maurice Falk University Professor of Statistics and Social Science in the Department of Statistics, the Machine Learning Department, Cylab, and i-Lab, CMU

Gary Singer

November 15, 2011
Founding Partner and CEO of Buyology, Inc.

Christian Rudder

November 3, 2011
Co-founder and General Manager of OkCupid

Amalia Miller

October 31, 2011
Economist at RAND and Professor at the University of Virginia

Timothy Derdenger

September 28, 2011
Professor of Economics at the Tepper School of Business, CMU

Paul Litvak

April 18, 2011
Data Analyst at Facebook, Co-founder and Chief Science Officer at FarSite Group

Robert Powell

March 31, 2011
Robson Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley

Dale Mortensen

March 3, 2011
2010 Nobel Laureate in Economics, Professor at Northwestern University

Lamar Pierce

February 7, 2011
Professor of Strategy at the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis

Jonathan Caulkins

November 17, 2010
Stever Professor of Operations Research and Public Policy at CMU’s Qatar Campus and the Heinz College of Public Policy and Information Systems Management, previously Co-director of RAND’s Drug Policy Research Center

Jim Foster

April 27, 2010
Managing Director at Greycourt & Co (Investment Advising), previously Executive Vice President and Head of Distribution for Schroder Investment Management North America