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W. J. Dixon Award Committee

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Select annually a worthy recipient of the WJ Dixon Award for Excellence in Statistical Consulting. The award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to advancing the science and art of statistical consulting or analysis. Each recipient must have demonstrated excellence in statistical consulting or have developed and contributed new methods, software, or ways of thinking for improving statistical practice in general.

Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • customizing known general tools or creating new ones to meet unique
  • needs in individual projects,
  • producing and supporting widely used statistical software,
  • creating educational schemas and teaching materials,
  • including authoring statistics texts or case studies which promote effective consulting practices,
  • collaborating on outstanding and important subject-matter publications which exemplify how statistical science can contribute vitally in designing, analyzing, and reporting important research studies.
  • Composition: The committee will consist of six members, two of whom will be appointed each year by the ASA President Elect to three year terms. No member will serve more than one consecutive term. One of the members with the longest continuous service on the committee will be selected by the President Elect to act as the Chair each year.

    Questions? Want to get involved? Contact Consuelo Arellano


    The W. J. Dixon Award Committee has 6 member(s), and 3 liaison(s).

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    Arellano, Consuelo
    North Carolina State University
    Dept. of Statistics
    2311 Stinson Dr.
    Raleigh, NC   27695-8203
    United States
    Phone: (919) 515-1923
    Chair (2017 - 2017)
    Allen, I. Elaine
    Member (2016 - 2018)
    Franck, Christopher Thomas
    Virginia Tech
    Department of Statistics
    403 E Hutcheson Hall
    Blacksburg, VA   24061
    United States
    Phone: (919) 740-7098
    Member (2015 - 2017)
    Griswold, Michael E.
    Department of Data Science, University of MS Medical Center
    New Guyton Bldg., Suite G651
    2500 N State Street
    Jackson, MS   39110
    United States
    Phone: (601) 984-4933
    Member (2017 - 2019)
    Harrell, Frank E.
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    Dept. of Biostatistics
    2525 West End Ave., Suite 1100
    Nashville, TN   37203
    United States
    Phone: (615) 322-2001
    Fax: (615) 343-4924
    Member (2016 - 2018)
    Love, Kimberly R.
    K. R. Love Quantitative Consulting & Collaboration
    337 S. Milledge Avenue
    Suite 208
    Athens, GA   30605
    United States
    Phone: (706) 224-2024
    Member (2017 - 2019)

    Lazar, Nicole
    University of Georgia
    Department of Statistics
    Athens, GA   30602
    United States
    Phone: (706) 542-0632

    Awards Council Liaison
    2012 - 2017
    Awards Council Vice Chair

    Utts, Jessica M.
    University of California
    Department of Statistics
    Donald Bren Hall
    Irvine, CA   92697-1250
    United States
    Phone: (949) 824-0649

    Awards Council Liaison
    2017 - 2017
    Awards Council Chair (ASA Past President)

    Ntiranyuhura, Thierryne
    American Statistical Association
    732 North Washington St
    Alexandria, VA   22314-1943
    United States
    Phone: (703) 684-1221

    Staff Liaison
    2016 - 2020

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