Steve has been at IQSS since 2011. He holds a PhD in Biological Anthropology from New York University. He is originally from northern England, but has lived in New York and Helsinki, Finland. During graduate school Steve became interested in computational biology and statistical programming using R. His areas of expertise include statistical modeling, Bayesian inference, as well as phylogenetic and comparative methods. In his spare time, Steve relaxes by playing with his dog, Beckett, and indulging his interest in photography.