Faculty Teaching Interests, Course Specializations, Awards + Publications

Jana Anderson

Course Specializations
  • Statistical education
  • Statistical computing
Publications
  • Ellis (Hagman), J., Johnson, E., and Fosdick, B.K., 2017, Factors contributing to students and instructors experiencing a lack of time in college calculus, International Journal of STEM Education, 4(12).
  • Ellis (Hagman), J, Fosdick, B.K., and Rasmussen, C., 2016, Women 1.5 times more likely to leave STEM pipeline after calculus compared to men: Lack of mathematical confidence a potential culprit, PLOS One, 11(7), e0157447.

Dan Cooley

Course Specializations
  • STAT 341: Regression
  • STAT 342: Design and analysis of experiments
  • STAT 421: Stochastic processes
  • STAT 430: Mathematical stats
  • STAT 525: Time series
  • STAA 574: Multivariate analysis
  • STAT 623 and STAA 576: Spatial Statistics
  • STAT 740: Extreme value analysis, a special topics course on the theory and application of extremes

Don Estep

Textbooks
  • Computational Differential Equations, K. Eriksson, D. Estep, P. Hansbo, and C. Johnson, Cambridge University Press, 1996 (in second printing)
  • Practical Analysis in One Variable, D. Estep, Undergraduate Textbooks in Mathematics, Springer-Verlag, 2002 (German Edition, 2004)
  • Applied Mathematics: Body and Soul, Volumes I, II, III, K. Eriksson, D. Estep and C. Johnson, Springer-Verlag, 2003 (German Edition, 2004)
  • Practical Analysis in Many Variables, D. Estep, under contract with SIAM
  • A Ramble Through Probability: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Measure Theory, T. Butler, D. Estep, and N. Panda, under contract with SIAM

Bailey Fosdick

Teaching Interests
  • Probability theory and mathematical statistics
  • Bayesian statistics
  • Multivariate analysis
Publications
  • Factors contributing to students and instructors experiencing a lack of time in college calculus, International Journal of STEM Education. Ellis (Hagman), J., Johnson, E., and Fosdick, B.K., 2017,  4(12).
  • Women 1.5 times more likely to leave STEM pipeline after calculus compared to men: Lack of mathematical confidence a potential culprit. Ellis (Hagman), J, Fosdick, B.K., and Rasmussen, C., 2016,  PLOS One, 11(7), e0157447.

Ann Hess

Teaching Interests
  • Introductory statistics
  • Statistical methods for researchers
  • Regression analysis and methods
  • Experimental design and analysis
  • Statistical consulting
Course Specializations
  • STAT 307: Introduction to Biostatistics
  • STAT 315: Statistics for Engineers and Scientists
  • STAT 511: Design and Data Analysis for Researchers I
  • STAT 512: Design and Data Analysis for Researchers I
  • STAA 556: Statistical Consulting

Jennifer Hoeting

Textbooks

Piotr Kokoszka

Teaching Interests
  • Probability Theory
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Stochastic Processes
Course Specializations
  • STAT 420: Probability and Mathematical Statistics I
  • STAT 421: Introduction to Stochastic Processes
  • STAT 430: Probability and Mathematical Statistics II
  • STAT 520:  Introduction to Probability Theory
  • STAT 521: Stochastic Processes I
  • STAT 530:  Mathematical Statistics
Textbooks
  • Introduction to Functional Data Analysis Piotr Kokoszka, Matthew Reimherr Chapman and Hall/ CRC, 2017, 290 pages

Mary Meyer

Textbooks
  • Probability and Mathematical Statistics: Theory, Applications, and Practice in R, Mary C. Meyer (2019) SIAM, 707 pages.

Aaron Nielsen

Teaching Interests
  • Introductory and applied courses for majors and non-majors
  • Analysis of real data using R
  • Simulation and modeling
Course Specializations
  • Stat 315: Statistics for Engineers and Scientists
  • Stat 460: Applied Multivariate Analysis
  • Stat 472: Statistical Consulting Capstone

Ben Prytherch

Teaching Interests
  • Statistics education for students in the natural and social sciences
  • Advising and mentoring of undergraduate Statistics majors and minors
  • Development of introductory level courses
  • Inferential reasoning and the philosophical implications of popular statistical practice in the sciences
Awards
  • Recipient of the 2018 College of Natural Sciences Faculty Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and/or Mentoring Award

Julia Sharp

Teaching Interests
  • Statistical collaboration
  • Introductory statistics
  • Statistical methods for researchers
  • Regression analysis and methods
  • Experimental design and analysis
  • Mixed models
  • Categorical data analysis and generalized linear models
  • Biostatistics
  • Statistical computing
Course Specializations
  • STAT/STAA 555: Statistical consulting skills
  • STAT 556: Directed statistical consulting

Prior to CSU:

  • Statistical methods I and II for researchers
  • Experimental design
  • Biostatistics
  • Statistical computing

Zach Weller

Teaching Interests
  • Undergraduate and graduate courses
  • Courses in applied statistics
  • R coding
  • Use of real data in the classroom
Awards
  • Graduate Student Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and/or Mentoring Award, CSU College of Natural Sciences
  • Boes Award for Excellence in Teaching, CSU Department of Statistics
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