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Daryl Swartzentruber

Assistant Professor of Data Science

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BA: mathematics, Transylvania University
MS: statistics, The Ohio State University
PhD: statistics, The Ohio State University


Daryl Swartzentruber joined the Centre faculty in 2023 as an assistant professor of data science. He graduated summa cum laude from Transylvania University with a B.A. in mathematics. He earned an M.S. in mathematics from Eastern Kentucky University. He earned an M.S. and Ph.D. in Statistics and a Certificate in College and University Teaching from The Ohio State University.


His research lies in the area of causal inference, a series of methods and designs that allow causal claims to be made from observational data. He has developed novel approaches to estimate the effect of educational policies using regression discontinuity designs. He has also applied causal inference methods to the area of sports analytics.

He was awarded the Thomas E. and Jean D. Powers Award for Outstanding Teaching Associate by the Department of Statistics and the Graduate Associate Teaching Award from Ohio State University.

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