Sara Stoudt is a PhD student in the Statistics department advised by Professors Will Fithian and Perry de Valpine. She is interested in ecological applications of statistics and is currently working on assessing the identifiability and robustness of inference under model misspecification in species distribution models. She is also involved in teaching writing for statistics with Professor Deborah Nolan.
Prior to being a BIDS Fellow, Sara was supported by a National Physical Sciences Consortium Fellowship with the National Institute of Standards and Technology and was part of the Data Science for the 21st Century: Environment and Society Training Program. Sara graduated with a B.A. in Mathematics and Statistics from Smith College.