Stephen Fournier

Senior Lecturer

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Office: Heller-Brown Building 368
Phone: 781-736-3898
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Teaching (statistics, econometrics), data analysis and applied causal modeling and data maintenance. Special expertise in both Stata and SPSS.


  • HS 246b - Data, Models and Decisions
  • HS 404b - Applied Regression Analysis
  • HS 405a - Applied Econometrics


  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Boston College

Stephen Fournier

Senior Lecturer


Stephen F. Fournier has been teaching statistics and econometrics courses across all five programs at Heller since 1996. He currently teaches using Stata, but is also relied upon to answer and instruct in SPSS and/or SAS. His particular skills are associated with large data sets and he has developed, created and maintained a number of large databases for various research projects in the school. He has significant expertise in causal modeling (multiple regression, logit, multinomial logit, survival analysis, linear mixed models, etc.) He has also been a regular lecturer for various econometrics courses at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm (KTH - Kungl Tekniska Högkolan) since 1990.

Awards and Honors

  • Heller Teaching Award (2005)


  • Moaven Razavi, Stephen Fournier, Donald S. Shepard, Grant Ritter, Gail K. Strickler, William B. Stason. "Effects of Lifestyle Modification Programs on Cardiac Risk Factors." PLOS ONE (2014).