Bora Jin

Bora Jin

Statistical Science PhD Student

Duke University

About Me

I’m a 5th year Ph.D. candidate in the department of statistical science at Duke university under the supervision of Amy H. Herring and David Dunson. My research interests include Bayesian hierarchical methods and spatial modeling, with a focus on environmental applications. I care about computational efficiency, model flexibility, and interpretability.

Interests

  • Environmental health
  • Spatial statistics
  • Hierarchical models
  • Latent factor models
  • Bayesian methods
  • Causal inference

Education

  • Ph.D. in Statistics, 2023 (expected)

    Duke University

  • M.A. in Statistics, 2017

    Korea University

  • B.A. in Statistics, 2015

    Korea University

Teaching

 
 
 
 
 

Teaching Assistant

Jan 2023 – Present Duke University
Spatial Topics: Latent Process Modeling (STA 790-1)
 
 
 
 
 

Teaching Assistant and Course Organizer

Aug 2022 – Dec 2022 Duke University
Introduction to Data Science and Statistical Thinking (STA199)
 
 
 
 
 

Instructor

May 2022 – Jun 2022 Duke University

teaching

 
 
 
 
 

Teaching Assistant

Aug 2021 – Dec 2021 Duke University
Case Studies in the Practice of Statistics (STA440)
 
 
 
 
 

Guest Lecture

Apr 2021 – Apr 2021 Harvard University, online
Spatial Statistics (STAT141)
 
 
 
 
 

Teaching Assistant

Jan 2021 – May 2021 Duke University, online
Theory and Methods of Statistical Learning and Inference (STA432)
 
 
 
 
 

Teaching Assistant

Jan 2019 – May 2019 Duke University
Statistics (STA250)
 
 
 
 
 

Teaching Assistant

Sep 2015 – Dec 2015 Korea University
  • Introduction to Probability Theory (STAT201)
  • Topics in Mathematical Statistics (STAT412)

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Graduate Mentor for Undergraduate Research

Duke University

May 2021 – May 2021 Online
 
 
 
 
 

Intern

International Atomic Energy Agency

Jan 2018 – Jul 2018 Vienna, Austria
 
 
 
 
 

Intern

United Nations Environment

Feb 2017 – Aug 2017 Geneva, Switzerland