OFCCP has announced the addition of Marika Litras, Ph.D. as Director of Operations, OFCCP in the Pacific region. Marika Litras has been a Statistician with OFCCP’s Division of Statistics & Technology since May, 2004, stationed in the Pacific Regional office in San Francisco, CA.
In addition to serving as the Pacific Region’s statistical expert, Ms. Litras was instrumental in the early development of OFCCP’s statistical analysis program, has been involved in the analysis and resolution of key cases across the nation, has served as OFCCP’s principle trainer on statistical techniques related to OFCCP’s enforcement efforts, and has routinely represented the agency at speaking engagements with the Federal contractor community.
Before joining OFCCP, Ms. Litras served as a statistician for the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AOUSC) conducting statistical forecasts for the federal judiciary and research studies to improve the use of jurors in U.S. District Courts. Prior to her term with AOUSC, she spent four years at the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Statistics where she designed and conducted statistical studies on the prevalence of hate crime, civil rights litigation in the federal courts, tribal justice systems, indigent defense, and other civil justice issues.
Ms. Litras holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Houston.