Congratulations to Professor Lorin Crawford who has been named by The Root among the 100 most influential and prominent members of the African American community! Professor Crawford is being recognized as “an up-and-coming researcher…. developing statistical models to help scientists better understand genetic disorders.”
The Root is an African American oriented online magazine launched in January 2008. The magazine publishes an annual list of Black politicians, musicians, entertainers, athletes, activists, educators, corporate and community leaders who have achieved excellence in the past year and are making significant contributions and changes not only for the African American community, but for all of humanity.
Professor Crawford has been making his presence known at Brown, since joining the Department of Biostatistics faculty in 2017, as a member of the Center for Statistical Sciences and the Center for Computational Biology and as the recent winner of the 2019 Alfred P. Sloan Jr. foundations research fellowship. Professor Crawford is named, by The Root, along such notable figures as Georgia politician, Stacey Abrams; athletes, activists and philanthropists, Colin Kaepernick, Lebrun James and Serena Williams; Minnesota Congresswoman, Ilhan Omar; Washington Post editor, Karen Attiah; and, President and Executive Director of the National Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Kristen Clarke, to name a few. Full article from The Root can be found here.