Ph.D. Statistical Science, Southern Methodist University (2019)
M.S. Applied Statistics, The University of Texas at San Antonio (2013)
B.S. Mathematics, minor in Computer Science, St. Mary's University - San Antonio, Texas (2009)


He presented part of his dissertation, “Modeling Stochastically Intransitive Relationships in Paired Comparison Data,” at JSM and CASSIS in 2018 has three related papers being prepared for submission. He has also worked for the S.M.U. Recreational Fisheries Program (or S.M.U.R.F. Program), presented some of this work at BigSurv18 in Barcelona, with a related paper published and two more being prepared for submission. In general, his research interests include the method of paired comparisons, basketball analytics, eSports analytics, applied statistics, simulation, algorithm optimization, combinatorics, nonparametric methods, and interdisciplinarity.

Journal Articles

  • Stokes, S. L.; Williams, B. M.; McShane, R. P. A.; Zalsha, S.. The Impact of Nonsampling Errors on Estimators of Catch from Electronic Reporting Systems. Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology, 2019.