Das TC Gebäude von innen.

PD Dr. Thomas Rusch

Academic focus and research interests

  • Statistical Consulting

  • Applied Statistics and Data Analysis

  • Computational Statistics

  • Multivariate Statistics

  • Exploratory Data Analysis

  • Psychometrics


  • Since 2008: Various Courses on Applied Statistics, Empirical Social Research, Data Analysis, Computational Statistics, Statistics with R, Multivariate Statistics, Advanced Marketing Analytics, and In-house Trainings at WU Vienna, Harvard University and UAS Technikum

  • Since 2014: Statistics for (Socio)Economics


  • 2021: Habilitation in Statistics, WU Vienna

  • 2012: Ph.D. in Statistics, WU Vienna

  • 2010: M.Sc. in Statistics, University of Vienna

  • 2008: M.Sc. in Psychology, University of Vienna

  • 2007: B.Sc. in Statistics, University of Vienna

Career History (Selection)

  • Since 2021: Deputy Head, Competence Center for Empirical Research Methods, WU Vienna

  • 2019-2021: Lecturer in Statistics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

  • Since May 2012: Assistant Professor, Competence Center for Empirical Research Methods, WU Vienna

  • Since 2006: Freelance Statistical Consulting

  • 2009: Consultant, Multivariate Software, Inc., Los Angeles

  • 2008-2012: Research and Teaching Associate, Institute for Statistics and Mathematics, WU Vienna

  • 2006-2008: Teaching Assistent, Institut for Psychologie, University of Vienna

  • 2005-2006: Tutor, Institute for Scientific Computing, University of Vienna

  • 2003: Independent Contractor ESAW Project, University of Vienna