Research Assistant Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research.
Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.
Ph.D., Statistical Science, Duke University
Research Interests: Yajuan Si is a Research Assistant Professor in the Survey Methodology Program, located within the Survey Research Center at the Institute for Social Research on the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor campus. She received her Ph.D on Statistical Science in 2012 from Duke University. Before joining the University of Michigan in 2017, Yajuan was an assistant professor jointly in the Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics and the Department of Population Health Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Postdoctoral Research Scholar in the Department of Statistics at Columbia University. Dr Si's research lies in cutting-edge methodology development in streams of Bayesian statistics, complex survey inference, missing data imputation, causal inference, and data confidentiality protection. Yajuan has extensive collaboration experiences with health services researchers and epidemiologists to improve healthcare and public health practice, and she has been providing statistical support to solve sampling and analysis issues on health and social science surveys.
Makela, Susanna, Yajuan Si, and Andrew Gelman. 2018. "Bayesian inference under cluster sampling with probability proportional to size." Statistics in Medicine, 37(26): 3849-3868.
Makela, S., Yajuan Si, and A. Gelman. 2017. "Graphical Visualization of Polling Results." In The Oxford Handbook of Polling and Polling Methods edited by Atkeson, Lonna Rae, Alvarez, R. Michael. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
Neuman, Heather B., Yajuan Si, Jessica R. Schumacher, Amanda B. Francescatti, Taiwo Adesoye, Edge SB, Burnside ES, Vanness DJ, et al. 2016. "Utility of Clinical Breast Exams in Detecting Local-Regional Breast Events after Breast-Conservation in Women with a Personal History of High-risk Breast Cancer." Annals of surgical oncology, 23(10): 3385-3391.
Early, D.M., J.K. Berg, S. Alicea, Yajuan Si, J.L. Aber, R.M. Ryan, and E.L. Deci. 2016. "The impact of every classroom, every day on high school student achievement: Results from a school-randomized trial." Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 9: 3-29.
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