General Information

Education

Ph.D. Statistics, The Pennsylvania State University University Park, Pennsylvania. August 1985 Thesis Advisor: Clifford C. Clogg (deceased)

B.S. Mathematics (Magna Cum Laude), Towson State University Towson, Maryland. June 1980

University Appointments

University of South Carolina (2004 – 2008):

  • Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
  • Professor of Statistics

University of Minnesota (2001 – 2004):

  • Dean, School of Public Health
  • Professor of Biostatistics
  • Assistant Vice-President for Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response (2003 – 2004)

University of Michigan (1989 – 2000):

  • Assistant/Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Public Health (1996/1997 – 2000)
  • Professor of Biostatistics (1998 – 2000), Associate Professor (1992 – 1998), Assistant Professor (1989 – 1992)
  • Faculty Associate, Institute for Social Research (1996 – 2000)
  • Professor of Statistics (2000)

University of Washington (1987 – 1989): Senior Fellow, Department of Biostatistics

University of Florida (1985 – 1989): Assistant Professor of Statistics

Cornell University (1995 – 1996): Visiting Fellow, Field of Statistics

Limburgs University Centrum (Winter, 1994): Visiting Faculty Member, Biostatistics

Honors, Awards, and Fellowships

  • Fellow, American Statistical Association
  • Fellow, Committee on Institutional Cooperation Academic Leadership Program
  • National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, University of Washington
  • Honorary Professor, Sichuan University
  • Honorary Member of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
  • Delta Omega National Honor Society
  • Dean’s (Alumni) Recognition Award, Towson University
  • Richard A. Rempel Faculty Award, University of South Carolina Student Government
  • Mary Hudson Scarborough Award for Excellence in Mathematics, Towson State University

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Statistical Association
  • International Biometric Society (ENAR)