Invited Presentations

Conference Papers, Panels, and Workshops:

  • Facilitator for the June 2008 session of the American Council on Education’s Institute for New Chief Academic Officers; New York, New York, June 2008.
  • Panelist on the “Faculty, Academic Integrity, and Athletics” panel and on the program wrap-up panel at the Knight Foundation sponsored Faculty Summit on Intercollegiate Athletics; National Press Club, Washington, D.C., October 2007.
  • Presenter for System Design and Information on the Voluntary System of Accountability panel at the 2007 Council on Academic Affairs (National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges) Summer Meeting; Hilton Head Island, SC, July 2007.
  • Panelist at the South Carolina Women in Higher Education Annual Conference; Limestone College, 2006; University of South Carolina, 2007; and Clemson University, 2008.
  • Panelist on the Higher Education Challenges panel at the 2005 Roundtable on Preventing Childhood Obesity, sponsored by the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges and the U.S. Department of Agriculture; Washington, D.C., 2005.
  • “Mathematical and Statistical Modeling in an Age of Bioterrorism.” Presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association; San Francisco, CA, November 2003.
  • Participant in Institute of Medicine workshop on Who Will Keep the Public Healthy, Educating Public Health Professionals for the 21st Century; Washington, D.C., May 2003.
  • Panelist on the State/Local Reactor Panel on Collaborative Leadership, Turning Point Leadership Development Collaborative; Scottsdale, AZ, May 2002.
  • “Latent class models for assessing diagnostic accuracy.” Presentation at the International Biometric Society ENAR Spring Meeting; Crystal City, VA, March 2002.
  • “A Random Walk on the Statistical Path.” Keynote address for the 2002 Pennsylvania State University Department of Statistics Alumni Workshop; University Park, PA, February 2002.
  • “Acceleration of an EM Gradient Algorithm, With Applications to Latent Variable Models.” Presented with I. Yang at the annual meeting of the American Statistical Association, Indianapolis, IN; August 2000.
  • “Imputation Strategies for the Analysis of Incomplete Longitudinal Data.” Presented at: (a) Statistical Issues in Biopharmaceutical Environments – The Eve Of the New Millennium; De Montfort University, Leicester (UK), July 1999; (b) the annual meeting of the Statistical Society of Canada; Regina, Saskatchewan, June 1999; and (c) the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association; Chicago, IL, August 1999.
  • “Latent class models for analyzing diagnostic accuracy.” Presented with I. Yang at the International Biometric Society ENAR Spring Meeting; Atlanta, GA, March 1999.
  • “What is the Public’s Health and Who Owns It?” Commencement address to the Michigan Public Health Leadership Institute; East Lansing, MI, September 1998.
  • “Criteria for combining categories.” Presented with S. Minick at the International Biometric Society ENAR Spring Meeting; Pittsburgh, PA, March 1998.
  • “EM algorithms without missing data.” Presented at Burning Issues In Medical Statistics; De Montfort University, Leicester (UK), July 1997.
  • “Latent class marginal models for cross-classifications of counts.” Presented at Social Science and Statistics: In Honor of the Late Clifford C. Clogg; Pennsylvania State University, PA, September 1996.
  • Discussant for invited papers session entitled “In Memory of Clifford C. Clogg, Current Developments in Labor Force Demography.” Presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of American; New Orleans, LA, May 1996.
  • “Analysis of Temporal Survey Data.” Presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association; San Diego, CA, October 1995.
  • Workshop on physician decision-making and practice variation. Presented with L.A. Green at the annual meeting of the Society for Medical Decision Making; Tempe, AZ, October 1995.
  • Discussant for invited papers session entitled “Latent variable models for correlated data in medicine.” Presented at the International Biometric Society ENAR Spring Meeting; Cleveland, OH, April 1994.
  • “Coping with dropouts in model-based analyses of crossover experiments.” Presented at the Drug Information Association Workshop on Statistical Issues in the Pharmaceutical Industry; Hilton Head, SC, March 1993.
  • “Methods for analyzing categorical response crossover experiments when there are dropouts.” Presented with C. Balagtas at the International Biometric Society ENAR Spring Meeting; Philadelphia, PA, March 1993.
  • “Marginal modelling of repeated categorical measurements.” Presented at the International Biometric Society ENAR Spring Meeting; Houston, TX, March 1991.
  • “Exploratory analysis of association models using loglinear models and singular value decompositions.” Presented at the Fifth International Workshop on Statistical Modelling; Toulouse, France, July 1990.
  • Discussant of the General Methodology Lecture II: The analysis of categorical data in longitudinal studies. Presented at Annual Joint Statistical Meetings; Washington D.C., August 1989.
  • “Recent developments in modelling of rater agreement.” Presented at the SRCOS-ASA Summer Research Conference; Gatlinburg, TN, June 1987.
  • “The graphics capabilities of Minitab.” Presented at the American Statistical Association Winter Conference; Orlando, FL, January 1987.
  • “Simple models for the analysis of censored survival data having ordered categorical covariates.” Presented at the Annual Joint Statistical Meetings; Chicago, IL, August 1986.
  • “Loglinear modelling with SPSS-X.” Presented at the 17th Symposium on the Interface of Computer Science and Statistics; Lexington, KY, March 1985.

Scholarly Presentations at Institutions (job interviews not included):

  • Bergische Universitat (Germany), Department of Economics
  • Bowling Green State University, Department of Mathematics & Statistics
  • Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Statistics
  • Cornell University, Statistics Seminar
  • Dartmouth College, Department of Mathematics
  • Limburgs University Centrum (Belgium), Department of Biostatistics
  • Pennsylvania State University, Center for Biostatistics and Epidemiology
  • Pennsylvania State University, Department of Statistics
  • Sichuan University (China), School of Public Health
  • Syracuse University, Interdisciplinary Statistics Program
  • University of Arizona, Cancer Center
  • University of Florida, Department of Statistics
  • University of Iowa, Department of Statistics
  • University of Kent at Canterbury (England), Mathematical Institute
  • University of Michigan, Department of Statistics
  • University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research
  • University of Michigan, School of Social Work
  • University of Minnesota, Department of Statistics
  • University of Minnesota, Division of Epidemiology
  • University of Rochester, Department of Biostatistics
  • University of Southampton (England), Department of Social Statistics
  • University of South Carolina, Department of Statistics
  • University of Utrecht (Netherlands), Methodology Group of the Social Sciences Faculty
  • University of Washington, Department of Biostatistics