Westat News

03-102015 Chaney Publishes on Why Evaluations Often Find That Programs Have No Effects

In an article in the American Journal of Evaluation, Westat’s Brad Chaney, Ph.D., suggests there are many reasons why an educational program may affect different people in different...

03-062015 Westat to Examine Effects of Increase in School Resource Officers

Westat will study the effectiveness of school resource officers (SROs) in preventing school crime and violence. SROs are sworn law enforcement officers responsible for providing security and crime prevention services in the school environment.

This 3-year study for the National...

03-022015 Westat Speed Warning Systems Research Featured in Journal Article

Findings from Westat research on vehicle-based monitoring and feedback systems as a countermeasure to chronic speeding were featured in a recent commentary in Annals of Emergency Medicine.

Westat’s Doreen De Leonardis, Rick Huey, and Emanuel Robinson’s published research, ...

02-252015 2015 Federal CASIC Workshops Provide Westat Experience, Insight

Using mobile technology for CAPI management, incorporating efficiency analysis through geospatial location evaluation, and using digital media in recruiting survey participants are just a few of the topics Westat researchers are bringing to the...

02-232015 Westat Recognized as a Top SAS Solutions Provider in CIO Review

Westat has been recognized in CIO Review magazine as one of its 20 Most Promising SAS Solution Providers” for 2015, a list that recognizes companies in the forefront of providing SAS solutions and impacting the...

02-202015 Westat’s 2015 Internship Program Open for Applications

Westat is seeking individuals who are interested in gaining experience in and learning about applied social science research. The full-time summer 2015...

02-192015 2015 Education Finance and Policy Conference Includes Westat Research

Westat is bringing its expertise to the Association for Education Finance and Policy’s (AEFP’s) 40th Annual Conference in Washington, DC, February 26-28, 2015. We are presenting on a number of key topics at the AEFP, such as...

02-172015 Morganstein Interviewed by Fortune on Soaring Popularity of Statistics as Major, Career

David Morganstein, Westat Vice President and Director, and president of the American Statistical Association (ASA), has been interviewed in Fortune on the growing popularity of...

02-162015 Frey and Karakus Honored with Award for Excellence in Mental Health Policy and Economics Research

Westat Vice President William D. Frey, Ph.D., and Mustafa Karakus, Ph.D., a Westat health economist, are among the authors of a paper that has been honored with the 2015 Excellence in Mental Health Policy and Economics Research Award from the International Center of Mental Health Policy and...

02-132015 2015 Statistical Practice Conference Includes Westat Expertise

Westat Vice President David Morganstein and other staff are key contributors to the 4th Annual Conference on Statistical Practice (CSP), in New Orleans, Louisiana, February 19-21, 2015. They will address the...

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