Long Form CV
Long Form CV
Education
•2008 - 2011, PhD, Statistics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, August 2011
•2006 - 2008, M.S., Statistics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, May 2008
•2002 - 2006, B.A., Mathematics, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN, May 2006
Academic Positions
Assistant Professor, Whitman College:
•Math 438, Statistical Theory, Fall 2013
•Math 350, Statistical Modeling, Spring 2013
•Math 349, Probability Theory, Spring 2013
•Math 338, Probability and Statistics, Spring 2012
•Math 300, Linear Algebra, Fall 2011, Spring 2012
•Math 248, Statistical Modeling, Spring 2014
•Math 247, Statistics with Applications, Fall 2013, Fall 2012, Fall 2011
•Math 128, Elementary Statistics, Spring 2014, Fall 2012, Fall 2011
Instructor, Colorado State University:
•Statistics 340, Multiple Regression Analysis, Spring 2010
•Statistics 301, Introduction to Statistical Methods, Fall 2007 - Summer 2008
Other Positions:
•Graduate Student Facilitator, National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), June 2010
•Statistics 201, General Statistics, Teacher’s Assistant, Colorado State University, Fall 2006
•Academic Assistant, St. Olaf College, September 2005 - May 2006
•Statistics Grader, St. Olaf College, February 2005 – May 2005
Statistical Consulting Positions
Thompson School District, Loveland, CO, May 2009 - June 2009
•Investigated the likelihood of student success in 8th grade algebra based on several different factors. Constructed logistic regression models and produced (along with another consultant) the memo “Early 8th-grade Algebra Intervention.”
Contextual Learning Concepts, Loveland, CO, January 2009
•Consulted and produced (along with another consultant) the memo “Colorado Student Assessment Program (CSAP) Math Performances of Students Enrolled in Contextualized and Regular Geometry Classes in Thompson R2J School District.”
St. Olaf College’s Admission Office, Northfield, MN, September 2005 - May 2006
•Received a Center for Interdisciplinary Research Fellowship (NSF-0354308), which included participating in a collaborative research project investigating good predictors of a successful St. Olaf student.
St. Olaf College’s Center for Experiential Learning, February 2005 - April 2005
•Hired by the Center for Experiential Learning (CEL) to summarize data from student and faculty surveys about awareness and participation in CEL services. Created a report which was included in the CEL’s external program review.
Research Positions
•Research Assistant, Colorado State University, Fall 2009 and Summer 2010 - Spring 2011
•NSF-IGERT, Research Fellow, Colorado State University, Spring 2007 - Summer 2007, Fall 2008 - Summer 2009
•NSF-IGERT Summer Project, Research Assistant, Colorado State University, May 2007 - December 2007
•Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU), Research Assistant, Iowa State University, June 2005 - July 2005
Publications
•McConville, K. and C. Schumacher (In progress). Lasso Logistic Regression Estimator.
•Nicolaysen, K., Martin, C., Hatfield, V., Nye, C., and K. McConville (In progress). Are there Spatial or Temporal Patterns to Holocene Explosive Eruptions in the Aleutian Archipelago?
•McConville, K., Breidt, F. J., Lee, T. C. M., and G. Moisen (In progress). Model-Assisted Survey Regression Estimation with the Lasso.
•McConville, K. and F. J. Breidt (2013). Survey Design Asymptotics of the Model-Assisted Penalised Spline Regression Estimator. Journal of Nonparametric Statistics 25, 745-763.
•Ayala, J., Corbin, P., McConville, K., Colonius, F., Kliemann, W., and J. Peters (2006). Morse Decompostion, Attractors, and Chain Recurrence. Proyecciones Journal of Mathematics 25, 79-109.
Speaking Engagements & Presentations
•8/02/2012. Model-Assisted Lasso Regression Estimator. Joint Statistical Meetings, San Diego, CA.
•6/23/2011. Design Asymptotics of a Penalized Spline Survey Regression Estimator. Graybill Conference, Fort Collins, CO.
•2/14/2011. I Count Trees: How a Survey Statistician Estimates a Finite Population Total. California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA.
•2/10/2011. I Count Trees: How a Survey Statistician Estimates a Finite Population Total. Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC.
•2/01/2011. I Count Trees: How a Survey Statistician Estimates a Finite Population Total. Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA.
•1/27/2011. I Count Trees: How a Survey Statistician Estimates a Finite Population Total. Hamilton College, Clinton, NY.
•1/25/2011. I Count Trees: How a Survey Statistician Estimates a Finite Population Total. Lafayette College, Easton, PA.
•1/21/2011. Improved Estimation for Complex Surveys Using Modern Regression Techniques. Bucknell College, Lewisburg, PA.
•1/20/2011. I Count Trees: How a Survey Statistician Estimates a Finite Population Total. Williams College, Williamsburg, MA.
•1/06/2011. Design Asymptotics of a Penalized Spline Survey Regression Estimator. MAA Project NExT-Young Mathematicians’ Network Poster Session, New Orleans, LA.
•12/02/2010. I Count Trees: How a Survey Statistician Estimates a Finite Population Total. Colby College, Waterville, ME.
•10/16/2010. Design Asymptotics of a Penalized Spline Survey Regression Estimator. National Center for Atmospheric Research’s (NCAR) Workshop on Environmetrics, Boulder, CO.
•4/19/2010. Design Consistency of a Penalized Spline Regression Estimator. Student Organized Research Group (SOAR) at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.
•12/11/2007. Modeling the Effects of Diorhabda Elongata for the Control of Tamarisk (spp.). NSF-IGERT Summer Project Presentation at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.
•11/05/2005. Global Analysis of a Dynamical System. Pi Mu Epsilon Regional Undergraduate Mathematics Conference at St. Norbert College, De Pere, WI.
•5/06/2005. A Real World Problem: Quality of LIfe in Brain Tumor Patients. St. Olaf College’s Honors Day Symposium Math Practicum, Northfield, MN.
Honors, Awards, & Associations
•Member of the Mathematical Association of America, Fall 2010 - present
•Member of The Institute of Mathematical Statistics, Summer 2010 - present
•Member of the American Statistical Association, Fall 2006 - present
•Member of Phi Betta Kappa, Spring 2006 - present
•James L., M. Leslie, Edna Madison Memorial Award, Fall 2009 - Spring 2010
•Elmer E. Remmenga Scholarship in Applied Statistics, Fall 2007 - Spring 2008
•Graduation with distinction and magna cum laude, 2006
•Buntrock Regents Scholarship, 2002-2006
•Received a Center for Interdisciplinary Research Fellowship, 2005 - 2006
•Dean’s List, 2002-2005
Relevant Skills
Skilled with R, S-Plus, Minitab, Aquamacs E-macs, LaTeX; Blackboard programs (e.g., WebCT); Microsoft Excel, Word, and Powerpoint; Apple Pages, Numbers, and Keynote.