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330 ! Thu, 8/12/2021, 10:00 AM - 11:50 AM Virtual
R.A. Fisher and Eugenics — Invited Papers
History of Statistics Interest Group, Committee on Minorities in Statistics, Section on Statistics and Data Science Education
Organizer(s): Jana Lynn Asher, Slippery Rock University
Chair(s): Ronald Wasserstein, American Statistical Association
10:05 AM Delivering on Our Stated Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Goals
Adrian Coles, Bristol Myers Squibb
10:30 AM R.A. Fisher and Eugenics: A Historical Overview
Jana Lynn Asher, Slippery Rock University
10:55 AM Teaching About Fisher: Elucidating the Difficult Past of Statistics to Improve the Future
Lee Kennedy-Shaffer, Vassar College
11:20 AM Discussant: Theodore Porter, UCLA
11:40 AM Floor Discussion