Committee Details

Committee on Women in Statistics


  • To make members of ASA more aware of the common professional interests and problems of women members of ASA.
  • To promote the status of women who are already in the statistics profession.
  • To encourage women to enter the field of statistics.
  • To establish contact and share ideas with other professional groups having similar goals.
  • To jointly coordinate the management of the Gertrude Cox Scholarship with the Caucus for Women in Statistics
  • Composition: The Committee has nine members, three of whom are appointed/reappointed each year by the ASA President Elect for three year terms. One member is also appointed by the President Elect (when necessary) to serve as the Chair. The President of the Caucus for Women in Statistics and a representative of the Statistical Society of Canada's Committee on Women in Statistics serve as ex-officio members.

    Questions? Want to get involved? Contact Prof. Kimberly F. Sellers


    The Committee on Women in Statistics has 9 member(s), and 3 liaison(s).

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    Sellers, Kimberly F.
    Georgetown University
    306 St. Marys Hall
    Dept of Mathematics and Statistics
    Washington, DC   20057
    United States
    Chair (2017 - 2018)
    Kinney, Satkartar
    RTI International
    3040 E Cornwallis Rd
    RTP, NC   27709
    United States
    Phone: (919) 316-3129
    Vice-Chair (2018 - 2018)
    Allen, Janet Bernard
    Elanco (Lilly)
    2500 Innovation Way
    P.O. Box 708
    Greenfield, IN   46140
    United States
    Phone: (317) 651-8970
    Member (2018 - 2020)
    Datta, Susmita
    University of Florida
    Dept. of Biostatistics
    2004 Mowry Road, 5th Floor CTRB
    Gainesville, FL   32611-5923
    United States
    Phone: (352) 294-5923
    Fax: (352) 294-5931
    Member (2015 - 2020)
    Doerge, Rebecca W.
    Carnegie Mellon University
    4400 5th Avenue
    College of Science
    Pittsburgh, PA   15213-1617
    United States
    Phone: (412) 268-8156
    Member (2011 - 2018)
    Hicks, Stephanie
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
    400 Five Farms Ln
    Lutherville Timonium, MD   21093
    United States
    Phone: (832) 726-5577
    Member (2017 - 2019)
    Kinney, Satkartar
    RTI International
    3040 E Cornwallis Rd
    RTP, NC   27709
    United States
    Phone: (919) 316-3129
    Member (2014 - 2019)
    Schutt, Rachel R.
    Harvard University
    33 Oxford Street
    Maxwell Dworkin G107B
    Cambridge, MA   02138
    United States
    Phone: (917) 208-1186
    Member (2017 - 2019)
    Wang, Huixia
    George Washington University
    Department of Statistics
    801 22nd St. NW
    Washington, DC   20052
    United States
    Phone: (202) 994-5658
    Fax: (202) 994-6917
    Member (2013 - 2018)
    Zhu, Hong
    Member (2018 - 2020)

    Otto, Mark C.
    Fish and Wildlife Service
    2302 Lackawanna St.
    Adelphi, MD   20783-1325
    United States
    Phone: (301) 497-5872

    Membership Council Liaison
    2017 - 2019
    Member Council Vice Chairs

    Williamson, G. David
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    1600 Clifton Road, NE
    Mail Stop F-57
    Atlanta, GA   30333
    United States
    Phone: (770) 488-3669

    Membership Council Liaison
    2017 - 2018
    Membership Council Chair (ASA Vice President)

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

    Staff Liaison
    2015 - 2020

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