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Jana Asher
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 Jana Asher, M.S., is the Executive Director of StatAid, a nonprofit consultation and research organization that focuses on assisting human rights and humanitarian organizations.  Asher is also a statistician who specializes in the collection and analysis of human rights violations data. She has worked on projects for the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia , the Peruvian Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Physicians for Human Rights, Human Rights Watch, the East Timor Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the Sierra Leone Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the American Bar Association, the Science and Human Rights Program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the U.S. Census Bureau. In 2009, the American Statistical Association selected her as a Fellow for her contributions to the profession, and for excellence in the application of statistical methodology to human rights and humanitarian measurement problems. Jana is currently completing her Ph.D. in Statistics with an Emphasis on Human Rights under the direction of Professor Stephen E. Fienberg at Carnegie Mellon University.

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