Department of Statistics
Carnegie Mellon University
Dietrich College of Humanities & Social Sciences


Title: Associate Professor

Email: cshalizi at


Research Interests:

Statistical inference for complex systems; nonparametric prediction for stochastic processes; causal inference; large deviations and ergodic theory; networks and information flow in neuroscience, economics and social sciences; heavy-tailed distributions; self-organization.


2001 Ph.D. (theoretical physics) University of Wisconsin-Madison 2001--2002 Postdoc, Santa Fe Institute 2002--2005, Postdoc, University of Michigan Center for the Study of Complex Systems 2005--2012 Assistant Professor, CMU Statistics 2012-- Associate Professor, CMU Statistics