About The Author

Krista Jennifer Gile is an American statistician known for her research on respondent-driven sampling, on exponential random graph models, and more generally on the statistical behavior of social networks. She is an associate professor in the department of mathematics and statistics of the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

It’s Time To Revise STEM Doctoral Admissions Procedures

The selection of students for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) doctoral programs determines who will be leaders in higher education and fields that underpin the U.S. economy. For decades, this selection process has relied heavily on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), a test originally developed to “level the playing field” for applicants from variously