August 2016 – Present

Professor of the Practice - Full

Wesleyan Univeristy

Responsible for teaching courses in data analysis, data visualization, research methodology, and statistical programming.
August 2010 – June 2016

Senior Data Scientist and Educator

Research Consulting

Independent practice providing 1, 3, and 5 day courses in predictive analytics, data visualization, and statistical computing and R software development to government agencies, Fortune 500 companies, and national societies.
June 1997 – June 2016

Vice President of Research

Management Research Group

Chief data scientist and statistical analyst, responsible for providing research and consultation to academic, government, corporate, and humanitarian institutions in North America, Western Europe, Africa, and Asia.
June 1987 – June 1997


Nova Southeastern University

Professor in Center for Psychological Studies, teaching graduate courses in multivariate statistics, statistical computing, research methodology, psychometrics and measurement.

Academic appointments
1996-1997: Full Professor
1990-1996: Associate Professor
1990-1993: Director of Research Support and Statistical Training
1987-1990: Assistant Professor


  • rkabacoff@wesleyan.edu
  • 222 Church Street, Allbritton Hall rm 118, Quantitative Analysis Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, 06457, USA
  • Thursday 2:00 to 3:30pm
    Or by appointment