Matt Kammer-Kerwick, PhD, is an NSF-funded Research Scientist at the Bureau of Business Research at the IC2 Institute and the principal investigator of the study Disrupting Exploitation and Trafficking Labor Supply Networks in Post-Harvey Rebuild, which is exploring the use of stochastic games and agent-based models to assess and develop disruptive interventions for illicit supply chains. He is also a co-principal investigator on projects with the Institute on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault (IDVSA) in the School of Social Work. Current projects include the development and application of operations research models and data analytic methods toward solutions for social and economic justice problems, assessing the scope and prevalence of human trafficking in the State of Texas, and assessing the perceptions and prevalence of interpersonal violence at institutes of higher learning within the UT System. He has previously served the IC2 Institute as a consulting research director for short term projects where his research focused on hierarchical Bayesian hazard models to predict customer churn in broadband markets, decision tree methods for identifying profitable mobile customers, and a segmentation analysis of communication channel usage behaviors among mobile customers. Prior to his role at the IC2 Institute, he was a research consultant to industry for over 20 years and is President and Founder of Visionary Research, Inc. He has a PhD in Management Science and Information Systems from The University of Texas at Austin and previous degrees in Physics and Systems Engineering.
Kellison, B., Torres, M. I. M., Kammer-Kerwick, M., Hairston, D., Talley, M., & Busch-Armendariz, N. (2019). “To the public, nothing was wrong with me”: Life experiences of minors and youth in Texas at risk for commercial sexual exploitation. Austin, TX: Institute on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault, The University of Texas at Austin.
(2018) “Examining digital advertising using an affect transfer hypothesis”, Journal of Research in Interactive Marketing, Vol. 12 Issue: 2, pp.231-254, https://doi.org/10.1108/JRIM-07-2017-0053