Stolp, Chandler | LBJ School of Public Affairs | The University of Texas at Austin
  • Ph.D. in Social and Decision Sciences and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
Research Areas
  • Applied Statistics
  • Social Policy Evaluation
  • Latin American Political Economy
Teaching Areas
  • Research and Empirical Methods
  • Social Policy

Chandler Stolp has a Ph.D. in social and decision sciences and public policy from Carnegie Mellon University. He is a statistician and an applied economist with interests in research methods, economic development and U.S.-Latin American relations. His research focuses primarily on social policy evaluation, the application of innovative statistical methods to “messy” data environments, and political-economic relations in the Western Hemisphere. Professor Stolp served as director of UT Austin’s Brazil Center at the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) from 2005 to 2009 and, before that, of the Inter-American Policy Studies Program, a joint venture of the LBJ School and LLILAS. He also served as graduate adviser for the LBJ School’s Ph.D. program from 1997 to 2009. Professor Stolp has worked as a statistical and economics consultant for numerous public, nonprofit and private organizations in Texas and throughout Latin America. He is an associated faculty member of UT’s Department of Statistics & Data Sciences and the Population Research Center, and he is a research fellow at the IC2 Institute. At the LBJ School, he teaches courses in applied statistics, research methods and Latin American development.

Media Expertise
  • Latin America
  • Economics
  • Statistics