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Susan Long

Associate Professor of Managerial Statistics
Director, TRAC Research Center
Office: TRAC Research Center in Newhouse

(315) 443-3336
suelong@syr.edu

Office located in TRAC Research Center: Newhouse School of Communications

PhD (sociology), University of Washington

Office located in TRAC Research Center: Newhouse School of Communications

PhD (sociology), University of Washington

Research Topics

  • Informational technology
  • E-government
  • Data-mining
  • Statistics
  • Measurement
  • Research methodology
  • Data visualization
  • Causal modeling and structural equations
  • Evaluating government performance
  • Freedom of information

She teaches courses in research methods, regression and structural equation models, confirmatory factor analysis, data visualization technologies, database development/design and computer-assisted reporting. She received the school’s Outstanding Faculty Aw

Professor Long’s research interests include measurement and evaluation methods, e-government and information technology, data mining, and data visualization methods appropriate for large transactional data. She has served as an expert witness in litigation on information technologies with respect to public disclosure, and on the use of statistical evidence in evaluating government policy.

Selected Publications 
"Data Warehouses and Data Mining Tools for the Legal Profession: Using Information Technology to Raise the Standard of Practice" Syracuse Law Review, (forthcoming), Volume 52, Book 4, Roberge, L., and Burnham, D. 
 
"Design and Delivery of Online Mining Tools: Turning Government Data Into Usable Information"  Proceedings of the 3rd World Congress on the Management of Electronic Commerce, January 16, 2002. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Roberge, L., and Burnham, D.