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Faculty Profile: Stephen Fournier

Stephen Fournier

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

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

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.

Degrees:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D.
Boston College, B.A.


Awards & Honors:
  • (2005) Heller Teaching Award