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Biographical Sketches of Panel Members and Staff Benjamin F. King (Chair) is a private statistical consultant, having retiree! in 1997 as professor of decision sciences at Florida Atlantic University. During his academic career he held tenured faculty posi- tions in the Gracluate School of Business of the University of Chicago and the School of Business Aclministration and the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington. In aclclition, he was director of survey methods at the Eclucational Testing Service. His research interests include survey sampling, Bayesian methocls, and general appli- cations of statistics to problems of business, public policy, and the law. A fellow of the American Statistical Association and elected member of the International Statistical Institute, he received his A.B., M.B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. He has served on three previous panels of the Committee on National Statistics (CNSTAT). David A. Binder is the director general of the Methoclology Branch at Statistics Canacla. He previously held several positions in the Methocl- ology Branch at Statistics Canacla, essentially continuously since 1971. He is a past member of the Census Aclvisory Committee of Profes- sional Associations (American Statistical Association subcommittee). His research interests include methods for treating nonresponse in . . . . . . surveys, variance estimation, innovation in government surveys, c ata 127

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128 PLANNING THE 2010 CENSUS analysis for complex surveys, and confidentiality of survey clata. He is a fellow of the American Statistical Association anc! an elected member of the International Statistical Institute. He received his B.Sc. from the University of Toronto anc! his Ph.D. from Imperial College of Science and Technology. Michael L. Cohen is a senior program officer for the Committee on National Statistics, currently serving as co-stucly director for the Panel on Research on Future Census Methods anct staff to the Panel to Review the 2000 Census. He previously assistec! the Panel on Estimates of Poverty for Small Geographic Areas. the Panel on Statistical Methods for Testing anc! Evaluating Defense Systems. Formerly, he was a mathematical statistician at the Energy Information Administration, an assistant professor in the School of Public Affairs at the University of Maryland, anc! a visiting lecturer in statistics at Princeton University. His general area of research is the use of statistics in public policy, with particular interest in census unclercount, moclel validation, anct robust estimation. He has been elected as a fellow of the American Statistical Association. He received a B.S. degree in mathematics from the University of Michigan anct M.S. anc! Ph.D. degrees in statistics from Stanforc! University. He also directed Daniel L. Cork is a program officer for the Committee on National Statistics, currently serving as co-stucly director of the Panel on Re- search on Future Census Methods anct assisting the Panel to Review the 2000 Census. His research interests include quantitative criminology (particularly space-time dynamics in homicicle), Bayesian statistics, anc! statistics in sports. He holds a B.S. degree in statistics from George Washington University en cl an M.S. in statistics and a joint Ph.D. in statistics anc! public policy from Carnegie Mellon University. Mick P. Couper is a senior associate research scientist in the Survey Methoclology Program in the Survey Research Center at the Univer- sity of Michigan, an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Michigan, and a research associate professor in the Joint Program in Survey Methoclology at the Univer- sity of Maryland, College Park. He previously workoc! at the Census .

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BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF PANEL MEMBERS AND STAFF 129 Bureau as a visiting researcher from 1992 to 1994. He has published in the areas of survey and census nonresponse and the use of computer technology for data collection. He received an M.Soc.Sc. from the University of Cape Town, an M.A. in Applied Social Research from the University of Michigan, and a Ph.D. in sociology from Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa. Shoreh Elhami (consultant) is the geographic information systems (GIS) director for the Delaware County, Ohio, Auditor's DALIS (Delaware Appraisal Land Information System) Project. Elhami's involvement in census-related projects goes back to the 1990 census, when she became involved with the postcensus review process. From 1997 to 2000, as the county's census liaison, Elhami orchestrated all Census 2000 related activities. She has over 12 years of experience in the GIS field and is the principal architect of the DALIS Project's GIS system, which was the primary resource used for the Local Update of Census Addresses (LUCA) in the county. Under Elhami's direction, the DALIS Project has received Ohio's Best GIS Practices Award from the Ohio Geographically Referenced Information Program in 1998 and Environmental Systems Research Institute's Special Achievement Award in 2000. Elhami frequently speaks at national and international GIS conferences and is the past president of the Ohio Chapter of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association. She served as a member of the LUCA Working Group jointly commissioned by the Panel to Review the 2000 Census and the Panel on Research on Future Census Methods. She is currently a member of the Mapping Science Committee of the National Research Council's Division on Earth and Life Sciences. She received an M.A. in city and regional planning from Ohio State University. C.A. "Al" Irvine is a private consultant in San Diego, California. He has experience in many areas of software engineering and information management dating back to the late 1950s. His most relevant expe- rience is with System Development Corporation (1968-1970), NCR Corporation (1970-1973), as a co-founder of SoPrech Microsystems (1979-1984), and as founder of Eclectic Solutions (1984-present). He has consulted for IBM, Digital Equipment Corporation, Hewlett-

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130 PLANNING THE 2010 CENSUS Packard, Bank of America, ITT, Alcoa, NEC, Toshiba, anc! General Motors. He server! as a panel member of the Computer Science en c! Telecommunications Boarct's Committee to Review the Tax Systems Modernization of the Internal Revenue Service. Sallie Keller-McNulty is group leacler for the Statistical Sciences Group at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Prior to her move to Los Alamos, Dr. Keller-McNulty was professor anc! director of graduate studies at the Department of Statistics, Kansas State University, where she hac! been on the faculty since 1985. She spent 2 years between 1994 anct 1996 as program director of Statistics anct Probability, Di- vision of Mathematical Sciences, National Science Founciation. She is an expert in the area of data access anc! confidentiality anc! cur- rently serves on a National Research Council Computer Science anct Telecommunications Boarc! committee that is studying information technology anct federal services. She is a fellow of the American Statistical Association anc! received the association's Founders' Awarc! in 2002. She received her Ph.D. in statistics from Iowa State University. George Ligler is a private consultant in Potomac, Maryland. He has extensive experience in information management anc! software anct computer system engineering. This is evident from his work at Burroughs Corporation (1980-1982), Computer Sciences Corporation (1984-1988), anc! GTE Associates, a private company that he founclecI. Most recently, he was a panel member of the Computer Science anct Telecommunications Boarcl's Committee to Review the Information Systems Modernization of the Internal Revenue Service. A Rhodes scholar, he received his B.S. in mathematics from Furman University in 1971 anclhis M.Sc. and D.Phil. from Oxford University. Michael M. Meyer is chief scientist at Intelligent Results, Inc., a software company in Seattle, Washington. Previously, he helc! mathe- matics and engineering analyst positions at the Boeing Company and at Amazon.com. He has also server! as senior research scientist in the Departments of Statistics anct Academic Computing anct Media at Carnegie Mellon University anct held an academic appointment in the Department of Statistics at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. In 1991-1992, on a part-time basis, he served as the study director

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BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF PANEL MEMBERS AND STAFF 131 for the Committee on National Statistics Panel to Review Evaluation Studies of Bilingual Education. His research interests include statistical computing anct categorical data analysis. A fellow of the American Sta- tistical Association, he received a B.A. (with honors) in mathematics from the University of Western Australia anct a Ph.D. in statistics from the University of Minnesota. Keith F. Rust is vice president anc! associate director at Westat, Inc. He is also a research associate professor at the Joint Program on Survey Methodology at the University of Maryland. He was formerly with the Australian Bureau of Statistics. He was a member of the Committee ~ _ 1 ~ ~ 1 ~ _ 1 ~ 1 ~ 1 ,, ~ ~ _ , ~ ~ ~~ on National Statistics ot the National Research Bouncy t~-~9Y'. He has extensive experience in sampling methods, the design anc! specification of large-scale sample surveys, anct analysis of survey clata. He is a fellow of the American Statistical Association anc! a member of the International Statistical Institute. Relevant to census methods, he server! as a member of the NRC Panel to Evaluate Alternative Census Methodologies, anct as chair of the NRC Panel on Alternative Census Methods. He received a Ph.D. in biostatistics from the University of Michigan. Joseph I. Salvo is director of the Population Division at the New York City Department of City Planning. He was previously deputy clirec- tor anc! senior demographer, anc! he also workoc! at the U.S. Census Bureau in 1981-1982. He has broad experience in immigration, the application of small-area data for policies and programs, and broaclly, the use of census clata. A past president of the Association of Public Data Users, he has experience working with MAF/TIGER anc! the American Community Survey. Salvo chaired the working group on the Local Update of Census Aciciresses (LUCA) jointly sponsored by the Panel to Review the 2000 Census and the Panel on Research on Future Census Methods. He received his Ph.D. in sociology from Forc~ham University. Joseph L. Schafer is associate professor of statistics at Pennsylva- nia State University. He was at the Census Bureau in the Statistical Support Division (1989-1991), anc! at the Bureau of Labor Statistics on an American Statistical Association/National Science Foundation

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132 PLANNING THE 2010 CENSUS (ASA/NSF) research fellowship (1997~. His main area of research involves the analysis of incomplete data. He received his Ph.D. in statistics from Harvard University. Allen L. Schirm is a senior fellow anct associate director at Mathemat- ica Policy Research, Inc. His principal research interests include census methods, small area estimation, sample anct evaluation design, anct the use of administrative records anc! survey data for policy analysis anc! program evaluation in the areas of fooct anct nutrition anct education anc! training policy. He has servec! on the Committee on National Statistics Panel on Estimates of Poverty for Small Geographic Areas anc! the Panel on Formula Allocations. He received an A.B. in statistics from Princeton University anc! a Ph.D. in economics from the Univer- sity of Pennsylvania. Joseph Sedransk is professor of statistics at Case Western Reserve University. He has helc! previous tenurec! positions in the departments of statistics at Iowa State University, the University of Wisconsin, the State University of New York at Buffalo, the State University of New York at Albany, anct the University of Iowa. He is a fellow of the American Statistical Association anc! an elected member of the Inter- national Statistical Institute. Relevant to census methods, he servect as an American Statistical Association/National Science Founciation fellow at the Census Bureau, anc! as a member of the ASA advisory committee to the Census Bureau. He received his B.S. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania en c! his Ph.D. in statistics from Harvard University. Matthew Snipp is a professor in the Department of Sociology at Stanforc! University. He has written extensively on American Indians American Indians: The First of the Land (1989), Research in Human Capital and Development: American Indian Economic Development (1996~], anct he has written specifically on the interaction of American Indians and the U.S. Census L"American Inclians" in Encyclopedia of the U.S. Census (2000~. He currently serves or has servect on the Technical Advisory Committee on Racial anct Ethnic Statistics of the U.S. Census Bureau, anc! as a member of the Native American Population Advisory Committee of the U.S. Census Bureau. He also contributed a chapter

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BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF PANEL MEMBERS AND STAFF 133 on "The Size anc! Distribution of the American Indian Population: Fertility, Mortality, Resiclence, and Migration" in Changing Numbers, Changing Needs: American Indian Demography and Public Health, a publication of the National Academy of Sciences. He received his M.S. . %. ~ . . . ~ . . . ~ ~ . and 1'h.L). In sociology trom the university ot Wisconsin. Donald Ylvisaker is an emeritus professor of statistics at the Univer- sity of California, Los Angeles, having previously been on the faculties of Columbia University, New York University, anct the University of Washington. His primary research interest is in the design of experi- ments; his applied interests have clevelopect as a consulting statistician, frequently on legal matters. Relevant to census methods, he helc! a joint statistical agreement with the Census Bureau from 1990 to 1991 in which he reviewoct the Census Bureau's 1986 Test of Adjustment Related Operations in Los Angeles; he server! on the Advisory Panel to the Committee on Adjustment of Postcensal Estimates in 1992; he was an associate editor of a special issue of the journal of the American Statistical Association on census methods. A fellow of the American Statistical Association, he receiver! his Ph.D. in statistics from Stanforc! University. Alan Zaslavsky is a professor in the Department of Health Care Policy at Harvarc! Medical School. He has written extensively on issues con- cerning the decennial census, including weighting anc! administrative records. He is a fellow of the American Statistical Association. He has server! on two Committee on National Statistics panels involving cle- cennial census methodology: the Panel to Evaluate Alternative Census Methods (1992-1994) anc! the Panel on Alternative Census MethocI- ologies (1995-1999~. He also servect on the Committee on National Statistics' Panel on Estimates of Poverty for Small Geographic Areas (1996-2000~. He also servect on the Census Advisory Committee on Adjustment of Postcensal Estimates (1992~. He received his M.S. cle- gree in mathematics from Northeastern University and his Ph.D. in applied mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.