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Paul von Hippel

Faculty Research Associate Ph.D., Ohio State University

Assistant Professor, LBJ School
Paul von Hippel



Paul von Hippel joined the LBJ School faculty in 2010. He is a statistician and sociologist whose interests include education, obesity, banking, and fraud. Before starting at the LBJ School, he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow and Research Statistician at Ohio State University, and he developed fraud detection models for major U.S. banks including Chase and the Bank of America. He holds degrees from Yale, Stanford, and Ohio State University, and is a three-time winner of best-article awards from the education and methodology sections of the American Sociological Association.

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