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Statistician Megan Price Promotes Social Justice and Human Rights

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Megan Price uses statistics to answer important questions about social justice and human rights. She travels the world to collect data, some of which has been used as evidence in the prosecution of war crimes. Another interesting fact about Megan, she’s a second generation statistician. Her grandfather was a statistician during the Cold War who used...

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