Name: Sherry Forbes
Title: Social Scientist
Sherry Forbes provides Giant Oak and its clients with subject matter expertise in quantitative social science and big data analytics, and is an expert in large-scale computational modeling, high-performance computing, econometric and machine learning methods, game theory and network theory.
In addition to her work for Giant Oak, Sherry is also Chief Scientist and VP of Research and Development at Stormfish Scientific Corporation. She is on the board of OXONIA, the Oxford Institute for Economic Policy, and is a member of IISS, the International Institute for Strategic Studies. Previously, she taught Empirical Finance, the capstone course for the Finance Concentration in the Economics Department, at the University of Virginia.
Sherry earned a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Virginia, an M.A. in Political Science from the University of Chicago, an M.Phil. in Economics from the University of Oxford, and a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Sweet Briar College.