James Leiner

I am a second year Ph.D student in the Statistics and Data Science Department at Carnegie Mellon University working with Aaditya Ramdas on problems in selective inference and multiple testing.


  • Ph.D in Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University, 2026 (expected)
  • M.S. in Statistics, University of Chicago, 2021
  • B.A. in Mathematics and Economics, University of Chicago, 2013


  • Data fission: splitting a single data point (with Boyan Duan, Larry Wasserman, and Aaditya Ramdas) (arxiv) (poster) (slides) (talk)
    • Submitted at the Journal of the American Statistical Association