ANSER | Christopher Prather
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Christopher Prather

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Christopher Prather

Technical Analyst

“ANSER has allowed me to apply my training to meaningful and impactful projects, while continuing to develop new skills and abilities.”

Client:  Naval Postgraduate School, Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, Department of Homeland Security Office of Operations Coordination

Position: Technical Analyst

Skills: Statistical modeling; Data visualization; Data analysis; Demography; Methodology development


Chris Prather holds a Bachelor’s in Sociology from the University of Washington and a Master’s in Sociology and Demography from Penn State. He joined ANSER after an internship as a Mathematical Statistician at the U.S. Census Bureau. Chris has provided risk analysis for the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office, supported the Department of Homeland Security’s Continuity of Operations program, and conducted analyses of alternatives for platforms such as the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s WP-3D aircraft. Most recently, Chris is the Principal Investigator for a Naval Postgraduate School grant which is exploring the application of real options theory to the purchase of technical data in large government acquisitions.