Sameer K. Deshpande

Post-doctoral Researcher


32 Vassar St
Cambridge, MA 02139
Twitter: @skdeshpande91


I am current a post-doctoral researcher at MIT, supervised by Tamara Broderick . I completed my Ph.D. in Statistics at Wharton where I was supervised by Ed George and Veronika Rockova.

Research Interests

Bayesian hierarchical modeling, Bayesian variable selection, causal inference, applications in public health and sports, statistical computing, statistics education


  • "Protocol for an observational study on the effects of playing football in adolescence on mental health in early adulthood" with Jordan Weiss, Raiden Hasegawa, and Dylan Small
  • Protocl for an Observational Study on the Effects of Early-Life Partitipcation in Contact Sports on Later-Life Cognition in a Sample of Monozygotic and Dizygotic Swedish Twins Reared Together and Twins Reared Apart with Jordan Weiss, Raiden Hasegawa, Amanda Rabinowitz, and Dylan Small
  • "Simultaneous Variable and Covariance Selection with the Multivariate Spike-and-Slab Lasso" (accepted) with Veronika Rockova and Ed George
  • "Causal Inference with Two Versions of Treatment" (submitted) with Raiden Hasegawa, Dylan Small, and Paul Rosenbaum
  • Papers