Senior Lecturer in the Heller School and Adjunct Professor in the Brandeis International Business School


Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Field of Specialty

Teaching (statistics, econometrics), data analysis and applied causal modeling and data maintenance. Special expertise in both Stata and SPSS.

Contact Information

Heller-Brown Building 368

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Stephen Fournier

Stephen F. Fournier has been teaching statistics, econometrics and IT courses across all five programs at Heller since 1996. Stephen's extensive IT knowledge includes both hardware and software. He currently teaches using Stata, but is also relied upon to answer and instruct in SPSS and/or SAS. His particular skills are associated with large data sets and he has developed, created and maintained a number of large databases for various research projects in the school. He has significant expertise in causal modeling (multiple regression, logit, multinomial logit, survival analysis, linear mixed models, etc.) He has also been a regular lecturer for various econometrics courses at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm (KTH - Kungl Tekniska Högkolan) since 1990.


Moaven Razavi, Stephen Fournier, Donald S. Shepard, Grant Ritter, Gail K. Strickler, William B. Stason. "Effects of Lifestyle Modification Programs on Cardiac Risk Factors." PLOS ONE (2014).

Courses Taught

BUS 51b Quantitative Methods in Business
ECON 210f Foundations of Statistics
ECON 211f Foundations of Econometrics
ECON 212f Survey of Advanced Econometric Techniques
ECON 213a Applied Econometrics
HS 246b Statistics
HS 404b Applied Regression Analysis
HS 405a Applied Econometrics
HS 406f Hierarchical Linear Modeling
HS 801g Proseminar
POL 100b Political Science Methods: Research, Design, and Modes of Analysis