John E Marcotte

John E Marcotte

Archivist, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, Institute for Social Research and Adjunct Clinical Instructor in Nursing, School of Nursing


John E. Marcotte, PhD is a statistician and data security expert. He has over 25 years of experience performing quantitative analysis. During his career, Marcotte has served as a quantitative researcher, biostatistician, data archivist, data security officer and computing director. Among Marcotte’s statistical fortes are linear and logistic regression, survival analysis and sampling while his computing specialties include secure systems, high performance systems and numerical methods. He has collaborated with social and natural scientists as well as nurses and physicians. These experiences enable Marcotte to communicate effectively with researchers from different disciplines. Marcotte regularly presents at professional conferences and contributes to invited panels on data security and disclosure. He has formal training in Demography, Statistics and Computer Science.

Marcotte joined ICPSR in 2011 and is the Principal Investigator for the NICHD-funded “Data Sharing for Demographic Research”. He has been the PI of an NSF-funded “Big Data Spokes Project”, the PI of a SAMHSA-funded data archive, co-PI on NIJ-funded project on “Firearms”, co-PI on ASPE-funded task orders as well as an investigator on numerous NIH and Foundation funded research on health outcomes and health policy.

Marcotte is also an adjunct faculty member at the University of Michigan School of Nursing where he serves on dissertation committees and research advisory panels.

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