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Caucus of Academic Representatives Officers

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The purpose of this Caucus of Academic Representatives is to promote the statistics discipline within the academic community and to provide resources for academic statisticians to successfully advocate for the discipline. In particular, the Caucus will:
  • provide assistance to academic departments offering degrees in statistics or biostatistics;
  • provide a venue for discussion of issues affecting departments and programs in statistics and biostatistics;
  • facilitate interaction between faculty at different institutions, especially between those at research departments and at undergraduate institutions;
  • dentify and collect data that are helpful for heads/chairs in dealing with their administrations and function as a repository for such data;
  • arrange a yearly meeting of the members of this group (Caucus of Academic Representatives);
  • arrange a yearly workshop for Department Chairs and Heads;
  • promote the statistics profession.
  • Composition: The members of the Caucus will be academic statisticians who are in a position to achieve the Caucus's purpose. This will include:

    1. the Head or Chair or designated/elected representative of any Department of Statistics or Biostatistics at a US institution of higher education offering a M.S. or Ph.D. in statistics or biostatistics;
    2. the leader of any group of statistics faculty in any department at a US institution of higher education offering a Master's or Doctorate with a concentration in statistics or biostatistics (not already included in item 1);
    3. the leader of any group of statistics faculty at a US institution of higher education offering a Bachelor's degree in statistics or biostatistics or with a concentration in statistics or biostatistics (not already included in item 1 or 2);
    4. the Officers;
    5. the leader of other groups of ASA members in the academic community with the capability of advancing the statistics profession and who are not already represented in items 1-4 above. (See Operational Manual.)

    Questions? Want to get involved? Contact Leslie Ain McClure


    The Caucus of Academic Representatives Officers has 11 member(s), and 4 liaison(s).

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    McClure, Leslie Ain
    Drexel University
    3215 Market Street
    Nesbitt Hall, Room 535
    Philadelphia, PA   19104
    United States
    Phone: (267) 359-6218
    Chair (2018 - 2019)
    Strawderman, Robert L.
    University of Rochester Medical Center
    Biostatistics/Comp Biology
    601 Elmwood Ave, Box 630
    Rochester, NY   14642
    United States
    Phone: (585) 275-6688
    Fax: (585) 273-1031
    Past-Chair (2018 - 2019)
    Stromberg, Arnold J.
    University of Kentucky
    Department of Statistics
    311 Multidisciplinary Science Bldg., MDS
    Lexington, KY   40506-0027
    United States
    Phone: (606) 257-6115
    Fax: (859) 323-1973
    Chair-Elect (2018 - 2019)
    Cannon, Ann R.
    Cornell College
    Department of Mathematics
    600 1st St. W
    Mount Vernon, IA   52314-1006
    United States
    Phone: (319) 895-4461
    Fax: (319) 895-4478
    Member (2016 - 2019)
    Chen, Ming-Hui
    University of Connecticut
    Department of Statistics
    215 Glenbrook Road, U-4120
    Storrs, CT   06269-4120
    United States
    Phone: (860) 486-6984
    Fax: (860) 486-4113
    Member (2018 - 2021)
    Cui, Xinping
    Univ of California, Riverside
    1337 Olmsted Hall
    Riverside, CA   92521
    United States
    Phone: (951) 827-2563
    Fax: (951) 827-3286
    Member (2018 - 2021)
    Jones, Galin L.
    University of Minnesota
    224 Church St. SE
    Minneapolis, MN   55455
    United States
    Phone: (612) 624-8862
    Member (2017 - 2020)
    Lesser, Virginia M.
    Oregon State University
    Department of Statistics
    Weniger Hall, Room 239
    Corvallis, OR   97331-8574
    United States
    Phone: (541) 737-3366
    Fax: (541) 737-3489
    Member (2016 - 2019)
    Messer, Karen
    UC San Diego Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
    9500 Gilman Dr
    La Jolla, CA   92093
    United States
    Phone: (858) 822-4334
    Member (2017 - 2020)
    Santorico, Stephanie A.
    University of Colorado At Denver
    Dept of Math & Stats Sciences
    Campus Box 170, PO Box 173364
    Denver, CO   80217-3364
    United States
    Phone: (303) 556-2547
    Fax: (303) 556-8550
    Member (2017 - 2020)
    Sheng, Xiaoming
    University of Utah
    10 South 2000 East
    Salt Lake City, UT   84112
    United States
    Phone: (801) 587-5830
    Treasurer (2016 - 2019)

    De Veaux, Richard D.
    Williams College
    Department of Math & Stats.
    Williamstown, MA   01267
    United States
    Phone: (413) 458-9692

    Education Council Liaison
    2019 - 2021
    ASA Vice President

    Perrett, Jamis
    Bayer U.S.- Crop Science
    700 Chesterfield Parkway West
    Chesterfield, MO   63017
    United States
    Phone: (314) 527-9403

    Education Council Liaison
    2019 - 2020
    Education Council Vice Chair

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

    Staff Liaison
    2015 - 2020

    Wasserstein, Ronald L.
    American Statistical Association
    732 N Washington Street
    Alexandria, VA   22314-1943
    United States
    Phone: (703) 684-1221 x1860

    Staff Liaison
    2014 - 2020

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