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University of Delaware - Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics

Roger Geertz Gonzalez

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Title Assistant Professor of MIS
Email rothgar@nospam638642d6ecdac.udel.edu
Office Purnell 022
Biography

Biography

Dr. Roger Geertz Gonzalez is currently editing his dissertation for his second Ph.D. in data sciences at Harrisburg University of Science & Technology. It focuses on predictive population health analytics and it is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Duke-National University of Singapore Medical School, the Forestry Administration of Cambodia and University of California-Davis. His first Ph.D. was in higher education from Pennsylvania State University (2005). His data science experience ranges from t-tests, Hierarchical Linear Modeling using SPSS, R and SAS for multivariate data analysis and predictive modeling/machine learning, to Python for image processing, deep learning and natural language processing. You can find his Github site here: https://github.com/Rothgargeert.

He has also been a journal and conference peer reviewer and editorial board member for quantitative and qualitative research in higher education as well as dissertation chair for quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods dissertations.

Education

  • Ph.D. in data science, Harrisburg University of Science & Technology
  • Ph.D. in higher education, Penn State University
  • M.A. in languages and linguistics, Florida Atlantic University
  • B.A. in English; minor in French and German, University of Miami

Select Publications

  • Gonzalez, R., Hitch, A., Mendenhall, I., & Chheung, D. (2022). Using Random Forests feature importances and classifier to predict zooonoses in Cambodia. (Submitting to Journal of Biomedical Informatics¬† & submitting to INFORMS Healthcare Conference 2022, April 2022).
  • Gonzalez, R., Hitch, A., Mendenhall, I., & Chheung, D. (2022). Comparing classifier performances that predict zoonoses. (Submitting to Annual Review of Biomedical Data Science & IEEE Virtual Conference, June 2022).
  • Gonzalez, R., Hitch, A., Mendenhall, I., & Chheung, D. (2022). Natural Language Processing to identify zoonoses knowledge, attitudes, and practices. (Submitting to Infection, Disease and Health & IEEE Virtual Conference, July 2022).

Awards & Honors

  • Research fellowship, Ph.D. in data sciences program, Harrisburg University of Science & Technology, 2019-2021
  • University fellowship, Ph.D. in higher education program, Penn State University, 1999-2003

Curriculum Vitae

Download Roger Geertz Gonzalez’s CV (PDF)

Website

Visit Roger Geertz Gonzalez’s personal website¬†