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Richard McElreath

Richard McElreath, Ph.D., is Director of the Department of Human Behavior, Ecology and Culture at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany.

McElreath is the author of the book Statistical Rethinking: A Bayesian Course with Examples in R and Stan, now in its second edition.

McElreath received his Ph.D. in 2001 at the University of California, Los Angeles. He then spent 15 years in the department of anthropology at the University of California, Davis, where he taught advanced data analysis and coding. In 2015, he moved to the Max Planck Institute where he founded his current department. His work in Bayesian data analysis and causal inference spans biology and the social sciences.

You can visit his Institute webpage here.

You can visit his personal webpage here.

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