Senior Associate

Porter is a statistician with expertise in causal inference, experimental and quasi-experimental design, quantitative methods, and statistical computing. She is currently contributing to MDRC’s methodological work on heterogeneity of impacts in randomized controlled trials, regression discontinuity designs, testing of multiple hypotheses, and predictive modeling. Porter worked at MDRC from 2001 to 2006 and returned in 2011 after completing a PhD in biostatistics at the University of California, Berkeley. She also has an MPP from the University of Chicago.