Transforming curiosity into knowledge through data-driven discovery.
Dr. Greg Chism is a data scientist, educator, and behavioral ecologist with a passion for open access data science and democratizing education. As a Data Scientist at the University of Arizona Data Science Institute, he develops open source statistics and reproducible research curriculum, while measuring their educational impact.
With extensive experience in image and video analysis, data analytics, and data ethics, Dr. Chism is dedicated to helping others harness the power of data for compelling storytelling and informed decision-making. An advocate for education for all, he bridges the gap between data analysis and real-world applications.
An advocate for education for all, Dr. Chism is dedicated to equipping individuals with the tools and knowledge necessary to harness the power of data in their respective fields. Through his work, he has successfully helped over twenty individuals leverage data to tell compelling stories and make informed decisions.
years of experience
Data Science Educator @UArizona2022-Present | Tucson, AZ
Worked on a team responsible for establishing the UArizona Data Science Institute's education efforts, including mentoring over 40 graduate students and post docs in open, reproducible science.
Research Scientist @UArizona2017-2022 | Tucson, AZ
Completed a novel interdisciplinary dissertation which led to three manuscript and three reproducible Binder containers via GitHub actions.
Research Assistant @UC Santa Barbara2014-2017 | Santa Barbara, CA
Authored 3 scientific publications, built and maintained 5 reproducible novel data sets.
Doctor of Philosophy in Entomology and Insect Science2017-2022 | University of Arizona (UArizona)
Completed a novel dissertaion studying the influence of nest shape on ant colony behavior while also considering implications to human architecture.
Bachelor of Science in Zoology2014-2016 | UC Santa Barbara
Completed a senior capstone and presented novel research to diverse research communities.
Carpentries Instructor Certification2022 | The Carpentries
Certified to teach all workshops and courses developed by The Carpentries, including formal training in learning theory.