Christine is a specialist in life-cycle data management, from the planning and design involved in the question-asking process, through dissemination of knowledge that is based on scientific best practices and leading-edge privacy protection. Before joining the County of San Diego as their first Chief Data Officer, she was a senior statistician at the U.S. Census Bureau, managing the content and direction of the American Community Survey, which is widely recognized in the U.S. as the gold standard for social, economic and housing data.
As a subject matter expert for Census Bureau surveys, Christine authored numerous Census Bureau reports and papers on survey methodology, educational attainment, spoken languages, and the diversity of the foreign-born population. As an academic statistician and researcher, she has worked for City University of New York, Fordham University, Lighthouse International, the New York City Administration for Children’s Services, and the Community Pediatrics Division of the University of California, San Diego. She also taught various psychology, interdisciplinary social science, and research methods classes at Fordham University.