Projects

  • Off the Silk Road — weekly COVID-19 newsletter with 700+ subscribers since April 2020
  • Reversals in Colleges’ Fall 2020 Reopening Plans — map project in partnership with Inside Higher Ed
  • College COVID-19 Outbreak Watchlist — weekly updated map to track outbreaks in the fall
  • COVID-19 in College Towns — daily updated dashboard to track cases in college towns
  • COVID-19 at the White House — interactive dashboard tracking White House outbreak in October 2020; dashboard garnered over 800,000 views and featured on Democracy Now
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation Dashboard — dashboard aggregating doses allocated, distributed and administered in all states and territories; updated daily

Selected Press Articles

  • Middlebury student stuck in Beijing during coronavirus emergency says atmosphere is tense — Boston Globe, January 31, 2020
  • Will Colleges Reopen This Fall? Schools Try to Keep Campuses Safe — Bloomberg, July 10, 2020
  • August Wave of Campus Reopening Reversals — Inside Higher Ed, August 12, 2020
  • A Tool to Inform Too Often Confuses — The Chronicle of Higher Education, September 18, 2020
  • Our relationship with wildfires — Axios Today, September 18, 2020
  • The White House Is Failing To Contact Trace Its Own Outbreak: Report — New York Magazine, October 4, 2020
  • A Middlebury Student Is Tracking the White House COVID-19 Outbreak — Seven Days, October 7, 2020

Media (TV and Radio) Appearances

  • Vermont students in China monitored for coronavirus — WCAX, January 28, 2020
  • As Coronavirus Spreads, New England Schools Put Programs in China on Hold — NBC 10 Boston, January 29, 2020
  • As Coronavirus Spreads, U.S. Students in China Scramble to Leave — NPR, January 31, 2020
  • China, Coronavirus and Coming Home: One Middlebury Student’s Story — Vermont Public Radio, February 4, 2020
  • Meet the College Senior Who Built a COVID Tracker After CDC Blocked from Tracing Trump’s Contacts — Democracy Now, October 6, 2020
  • This Middlebury College Student Is Tracking The White House Outbreak From His Dorm Room — Vermont Public Radio, October 7, 2020
  • As Students Return to Vt. Campuses, Colleges Hope Health Measures Will Work Again — Vermont Public Radio, January 29, 2021
  • What the new CDC guidelines could mean for Marion County Schools and other districts — News 9 Chattanooga, February 12, 2021

Scientific Papers and Publications

  • Brief19 — regular contributor to daily medical briefing on COVID-19 with 5,000+ subscribers
  • “Markedly heterogeneous COVID-19 testing plans among US colleges and universities” — MedRxiv (co-author), August 11, 2020
  • “How to Get More Americans Vaccinated, Faster” — Elemental, January 20, 2021

Lectures/Talks

  • § Data and Statistics in the COVID-19 Pandemic — Hackley School, December 1, 2020
  • Accessing Visualizing and Communicating Open COVID-19 Data — Middlebury College, February 9, 2021
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