Getting Hired

As noted in my previous post, I will be starting as an assistant professor at Frostburg State University this fall. However, the process of getting hired was not an easy or fun one. I will just share a little bit of my experience and links to information I found useful in case it helps anyone…

USGS Mendenhall Fellowship

I’m excited to share that I received the USGS Mendenhall Postdoctoral Fellowship!!! I will be based at the USGS S.O. Conte Anadromous Fish Research Lab in Turners Falls, MA. It actually doesn’t change my research too much as it was a proposal to work with the same collaborators that I have been working with as…

ggmcmc – diagnostic plots for MCMC with ggplot2

Originally posted on JAGS News:
Xavier Fernández i Marín, who maintains the jags package on Gentoo Linux, writes to tell me he is developing the R package ggmcmc. This package is for visualizing Markov Chain Monte Carlo output using ggplot2 graphics and  should complement the existing plots for base and lattice graphics provided by coda.…

2013 in review

Now is the time of year where we all do a little navel gazing, so here is my look back at 2013. I’ll start with a bit of summary about the blog. I started this blog with a few purposes 1) to increase my broader impacts for grants, 2) provide resources for others because I’ve…