Jacob Westfall, Ph.D. — Austin, TX Data Scientist

jake.a.westfall@gmail.com  —  linkedin.com/in/jake-a-westfall


Former quantitative psychologist now working in data science/analytics.

Technical skills

Statistical expertise

Technologies and programming languages


May 2018 – Present: Data Scientist, BlackLocus

Nov 2017 – Feb 2018: Data Scientist, PotentiaMetrics

May 2015 – Apr 2017: Postdoctoral Researcher, Psychoinformatics Lab, University of Texas at Austin

Aug 2009 – May 2015: Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant, University of Colorado Boulder

Selected work

Open source software

Data analysis projects


2009 – 2015: Ph.D., Social Psychology (quantitative focus), University of Colorado Boulder

2005 – 2009: B.S., Psychology, Oklahoma State University