Chandler Stolp, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Public Affairs at the LBJ School of Public Affairs where he teaches courses in applied statistics, research methods and Latin American development. He is an associated faculty member of UT’s Department of Statistics & Data Sciences and the Population Research Center, and he is a research fellow at the IC2 Institute.
Stolp has a Ph.D. in social and decision sciences and public policy from Carnegie Mellon University. He is a statistician and an applied economist with interests in research methods, economic development and U.S.-Latin American relations. His research focuses primarily on social policy evaluation, the application of innovative statistical methods to “messy” data environments, and political-economic relations in the Western Hemisphere.
Stolp served as director of UT Austin’s Brazil Center at the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) from 2005 to 2009 and, before that, of the Inter-American Policy Studies Program, a joint venture of the LBJ School and LLILAS. He also served as graduate adviser for the LBJ School’s Ph.D. program from 1997 to 2009 and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs from 2011 to 2017. Stolp has worked as a statistical and economics consultant for numerous public, nonprofit and private organizations in Texas and throughout Latin America.