Mess Hall: Seasons of Violence with Jessi Bishop-Royse


Senior Research Methodologist Jessica Bishop-Royse presents preliminary findings from a  collaborative research project with MSW faculty member Noam Ostrander on weather patterns in homicide mortality in 100 US Cities.  Using data compiled from several sources (the FBI, NOAA, and the USDA) they examine the extent to which homicide mortality patterns in the 100 largest US Cities is influenced by weather fluctuations over the period 2009-2012.  The presentation will take place in the conference room of Suite 3100 of 990 W. Fullerton Ave at noon on Monday March 28th.


Author: Jessica Bishop-Royse

Jessica Bishop-Royse is the SSRC’s Senior Research Methodologist. Her areas of interest include: health disparities, demography, crime, methods, and statistics. She often finds herself navigating the fields of sociology, demography, epidemiology, medicine, public health, and policy. She was broadly trained in data collection, Stata, quantitative research methodology, as well as statistics. She has experience with multi-level analyses, survival analyses, and multivariate regression. Outside of the work context, Jessi is interested in writing, reading, travel, photography, and sport.

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