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BOSTON CHAPTER of the American Statistical Association (BCASA)

Welcome to the home page for the Boston Chapter of the American Statistical Association (BCASA). We serve statisticians from Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Chapter News

  • We sponsor students for membership in Mu Sigma Rho, the national honorary society for statistics. More information is available here.
  • The BCASA newsletters is available here.
  • ASA’s Chapter Chatter is available here
  • Link to the BCASA Officers is here
  • Recent Event Updates:

    A talk by Geoff Cummings The Boston Chapter and the Brandeis University Psychology department recently hosted a talk by Geoff Cummings titled “Significance roulette, the sampling distribution of the p-value, and strategies for tackling the replication crisis”, Cassandra Pattanayak was the discussant. A you tube video of Dr. Cummings giving a similar lecture on this topic can be found here.


    From left to right: Geoff Cummings, Cassandra Pattanayak, and Miriam Chernoff.

Event Calendar

We have events (evening dinner lectures, workshops, and parties) approximately once a month except in the summer. See the calendar below for future and past events.


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