**Activities**

February 2018 - CRiSM Seminar, University of Warwick

January 2018 - Statistics Seminar, University of Glasgow

August 2017 - Quantum Networks Workshop, Oxford

August 2016 - Joint Statistical Meetings, Chicago

July 2016 - Workshop on Statistical Causal Inference and its Applications to Genetics, CRM, Montreal

June 2016 - Seminar, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

April 2016 - Statistics Seminar, University of Bristol

April 2016 - UK Causal Inference Meeting, London (my slides)

January 2016 - Statistics Seminar, University of Kent

November 2015 - Statistics Seminar, University of York

October 2015 - Statistics Seminar, University of Bath

**Preprints**

a | Model selection and local geometry |

b | Modeling Website Visits (with Adrien Hitz) |

c | Nested Markov Properties for Acyclic Directed Mixed Graphs (with Thomas Richardson, James Robins and Ilya Shpitser) |

d | Maximum likelihood estimation of the Latent Class Model through model boundary decomposition (with Elizabeth Allman and others) |

**Publications**

**Thesis**

Parametrizations of Discrete Graphical Models, University of Washington, 2011.*Supervisor:*Thomas Richardson.

**Other Work**

(not to be reproduced without appropriate citation / permission)

2009 | Discussion of Generalized Additive Models with Implicit Variable Selection by Likelihood-Based Boosting, G. Tutz and H. Binder |

2009 | Maximum Likelihood Estimates for Binary Random Variables on Trees via Phylogenetic Ideals |

2007 | Rates of Convergence of Non-Parametric Maximum Likelihood Estimators via Entropy Methods |

**Talks**

Causal Models with Latent Variables - Quantum Networks Workshop, Oxford, August 2017

Geometry of Graphical Model Selection - ICMS, April 2017

Marginal and Causal models - LSHTM, June 2016

Causal models and how to refute them - University of York, November 2015

UAI Tutorial on Causal Models (with video), July 2015

Graphs for margins of Bayesian networks - ERCIM, Pisa, December 2014

Equality constraints on Marginalised DAGs and their uses - Algebraic Statistics Workshop, Daejeon, July 2014

Inequality constraints on Marginalised DAGs - UK CIM, Manchester, May 2013

Marginal log-linear parameters, graphical models and model selection - Statistics Seminar, University of Bristol, January 2012

Variation Independent Parametrizations (with video) - CSI One Day Meeting, September 2011

Parametrizations of Discrete Graphical Models - UW Final Examination, August 2011

Smoothness of Binary Conditional Independence Models - WOGAS3, April 2011

Probabilistic Causal Models: A Short Introduction - ACMS Seminar, February 2011

Parametrizations of Discrete Graphical Models - UW General Examination, December 2010

Factor Analysis and Singularities - Slides from presentation for STAT 591, October 2009