David J. Sharrow Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae
October 2014
David J. Sharrow
Postdoctoral Research Associate
School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
University of Washington
1122 NE Boat St, Seattle, WA 98105
[email protected] | www.davidsharrow.com
Education
2013
Ph.D., Sociology
University of Washington
Dissertation title: “Modeling The Age Pattern of Human Mortality:
Mathematical and Tabular Representations of the Risk of Death"
2007
M.A., Sociology
University of Washington
Thesis title: “Where the Poor Pay More? The Spatial Location of Credit Resources in King County, Washington"
2005
B.S., Sociology, Magna Cum Laude
Florida State University
Research Interests
Demography, Mortality, Longevity, Aging, Health Metrics, Quantitative Methods
Professional Appointments
2014-
Postdoctoral Research Associate
School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
University of Washington
2013-14
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Department of Statistics
University of Washington
Peer-reviewed Publications
Sharrow, David J., Samuel J. Clark, and Adrian E. Raftery. 2014. “Modeling Age-Specific
Mortality for Countries with Generalized HIV Epidemics.” PLoS ONE 9(5).
Sankoh, Osman A., David J. Sharrow, Kobus Herbst, Chodziwadziwa Whiteson Kabudula,
Nurul Alam, Shashi Kant, . . . , Samuel J. Clark. 2014. “The INDEPTH Standard
Population for Low- and Middle-Income Countries, 2013.” Global Health Action 7.
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Sharrow, David J, Samuel J. Clark, Mark A. Collison, Kathleen Kahn and Stephen M.
Tollman. 2013. “The Age-Pattern of Increases in Mortality Affected by HIV: Bayesian
Fit of the Heligman-Pollard Model to Data from the Agincourt HDSS Field Site in
Rural Northeast South Africa.” Demographic Research 29(39) 1039-1096.
Manuscripts Under Review
Sharrow, David J., Yanjun He, Adrian E. Raftery, and Samuel J. Clark. “Probabilistic
Population Projections for Countries with Generalized HIV/AIDS Epidemics.” Under
review at Demography.
Clark, Samuel J. and David J. Sharrow. “Temporal Model Life Tables: An Application
of Model Based Clustering to the Human Mortality Database.” Under review at
Demographic Research.
Manuscripts in Preparation
David J. Sharrow and James J. Anderson. “Quantifying Intrinsic and Extrinsic Contributions to Life Span During the Epidemiological Transition: Application of a TwoProcess Vitality Model to the Human Mortality Database.”
Clark, Samuel J., David J. Sharrow and INDEPTH Member HDSS. “INDEPTH Model
Life Tables for Low- and Middle-Income countries.”
Conference Presentations
2014
2014
2013
2013
2011
“Characterizing the Evolution of Longevity with a Two-Process Vitality Model.”
2nd Annual Meeting of the Evolutionary Demography Society. Stanford, CA.
November 10-12.
“Probabilistic Population Projections for Countries with Generalized HIV Epidemics.” Population Association of America annual meeting. Boston, MA. May
1-3.
“Modeling Age-Specific Mortality for Countries with Generalized HIV Epidemics.”
Population Association of America annual meeting (poster session). New Orleans,
LA . April 11-13.
“Modeling Age-Specific Mortality for Countries with Generalized HIV Epidemics.”
IUSSP XXVII International Population Conference. Busan, South Korea. August 26-31.
“Contemporary Model Life Tables for Developed Countries: An Application of
Model Based Clustering.” Population Association of America annual meeting.
Washington, D.C.. March 31-April 2.
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2010
“Contemporary Model Life Tables for Developed Countries: An Application of
Model Based Clustering.” INDEPTH Mortality Workshop, Accra, Ghana. June
21-24.
2010 “A Parametric Investigation of Mortality at All Ages in a Rural South African
Population.” Population Association of America annual meeting. Dallas, TX.
April 15-17.
2008 “Where the Poor Pay More? The Spatial Location of Low-Income Credit Markets
in King County, Washington.” American Sociological Association annual meeting.
Boston, MA. August 1-4.
Authored Software
Sharrow, David J. 2013. HIV.LifeTables: HIV-calibrated model life tables for countries
with generalized HIV epidemics. http://CRAN.R-project.org/package=HIV.LifeTables
Sharrow, David J. 2011. HPbayes: An R Package for estimating the Heligman-Pollard
Mortality model via Bayesian Melding with Incremental Mixture Importance Sampling. http://CRAN.R-project.org/package=HPbayes
Sharrow, David J. 2011. LifeTables: An R Package for implementation of a model life
table system based on the Human Mortality Database.
http://CRAN.R-project.org/package=LifeTables
Small Grants
2011,
2013
Graduate Student Research and Training Grant
Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences
University of Washington
2013
Graduate Student Travel Grant
Graduate School Fund for Excellence and Innovation
University of Washington
2010
Graduate Student Travel Grant
Department of Sociology
University of Washington
Research Experience
2008-13
Predoctoral Research Associate, BayesPop Working Group
Department of Sociology, University of Washington
2010-13
Research Consultant, INDEPTH Working Group on All-Cause Mortality
INDEPTH Network, Accra, Ghana
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2007-08
Research Consultant, Drug Law Reform Project
American Civil Liberties Union & The Defender Association, Seattle, WA
2006-07
Research Assistant, Payday Loan Project
Department of Sociology, University of Washington
2007
Research Assistant, Undergraduate Program Reform Committee
Department of Sociology, University of Washington
2006
Research Assistant, Seattle Needle Exchange Survey
American Civil Liberties Union & The Defender Association, Seattle, WA
Teaching Experience
2008-10, Predoctoral Instructor, Courses: Population and Society
2012
Department of Sociology, University of Washington
2011
Associate Faculty, Sociology, Courses: Social Inequality
Cascadia Community College
2006-07
Session Facilitator, Session: Planning and Facilitating Discussions
T.A. Conference on Teaching and Learning
Center for Instructional Development and Research, University of Washington
2005-08
Teaching Assistant, Courses: Survey of Sociology, Sociological Methods,
Sociology of Murder, Social Change in the Developing World
Department of Sociology, University of Washington
Additional Training and Certifications
2009-13
Training Fellow
Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology
University of Washington
2010
Minor area in Social Statistics in the Graduate Program in Sociology
Department of Sociology & Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences
University of Washington
2008
Major area in Demography and Ecology
Department of Sociology
University of Washington
Professional Activities
2013-
Reviewer, Asian Population Studies
2011-
Reviewer, Demography
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2008-09
Volunteer Committee Co-Coordinator
Sociology Graduate Student Association, University of Washington
2007-08
Graduate Student Representative to the Department Chair
Sociology Graduate Student Association, University of Washington
Professional Affiliations
Population Association of America
American Sociological Association
International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)
References
Samuel J. Clark
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology
University of Washington
Box 353340
Seattle , WA 98195-3340
email: [email protected]
phone: +1 206 616-3375
Adrian E. Raftery
Professor
Departments of Statistics and Sociology
University of Washington
Box 354320
Seattle, WA 98195-4320
email: [email protected]
phone: +1 206 543-4505
James J. Anderson
Research Professor
School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences
University of Washington
Box 358218
Seattle, WA 98195-8218
email: [email protected]
phone: +1 206-543-6396
Jerald Herting
Research Professor
Department of Sociology
University of Washington
Box 353340
Seattle , WA 98195-3340
email: [email protected]
phone: +1 206 616-3768
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