Contact Information

office: W246 Millennium Science Complex

email: carran@psu.edu

http://www.cidd.psu.edu/people/sac356

 

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Research  

I'm a graduate student in the Ecology IGDP at Penn State.

My research focuses on how demographic patterns determine the build-up of epidemic risk, particularly for measles.

Previously I came from an applied math background and worked on the dynamics of insurgent warfare with Neil Johnson at the University of Miami.

Papers

Pattern in Escalations in Insurgent and Terrorist Activity, 2011, Science 333 no. 6038 pp. 81-84.

Afghanistan Casualty Timeline (2008 - 2010) Science 331, 1256 (2011).

Financial black swans driven by ultrafast machine ecology (2012) arXiv.org