Stephen Ragain


Ph.D. candidate in Operations Research at Stanford, advised by Johan Ugander, expected May 2019.

My research interests include networks and machine learning, especially their intersection with human preferences and choices. I often try to develop flexible yet tractable models for data arising from human behavior.

I spent Summer 2018 as a data science intern at Twitter, and graduated from Pomona College in 2014 with a B.A. in pure mathematics.


Posters and Talks

Teaching and Service

I have served as a reviewer for ICML and NIPS, and I have served as a teaching assistant at Stanford for

as well as serving as a TA for Combinatorics, Calculus, Probability, and Operations Research at Pomona College.

Fellowships and Awards