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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigan Positionsort icon

Robert H. Berk

1964 - 1970
Assistant Professor of Mathematics
Associate Professor of Statistics

William H. DuMouchel

1971 - 1977
Assistant Professor of Statistics

Arjun K. Gupta

1971 - 1976
Assistant Professor of Statistics

Louis Jensen

1971 - 1977
Assistant Professor of Statistics

Marvin J. Karson

1967 - 1969
Assistant Professor of Statistics

Anna Amirdjanova

2001 - 2009
Assistant Professor of Statistics

Claude J. Belisle

1986 - 1993
Assistant Professor of Statistics

Thomas Hammerstrom

1977 - 1983
Assistant Professor of Statistics

James Landwehr

1970 - 1972
Assistant Professor of Statistics

Myoungshic Jhun

1985 - 1988
Assistant Professor of Statistics

Christine Waternaux

1975 - 1978
Assistant Professor of Statistics

George Wong

1978 - 1983
Assistant Professor of Statistics

Wal
lace William Gardner

1947 - 1968
Associate Professor of Statistics

Parmaraj Jeganathan

1983 - 2002
Associate Professor of Statistics

Brenda K. Gunderson

1989 - 2020
Lecturer IV in Statistics
Lecturer IV Emerita

John D Kalbfleisch

2002 - 2012
Professor of Biostatistics & Statistics

Bin Nan

2001 - 2017
Professor of Biostatistics & Statistics

Mark P. Becker

1989 - 2000
Professor of Biostatistics, Statistics

Jan Kmenta

1973 - 1993
Professor of Economics, Statistics

Stephen W. Raudenbush

1998 - 2009
Professor of Education
Professor of Sociology & Statistics
Research Professor, Survey Research Center, ISR

J. E. Keith Smith

1964 - 1996
Professor of Psychology
Professor of Statistics

Yu Xie

1989 - 2015
Professor of Sociology & Statistics
Professor of Public Policy
Research Professor, Survey Research Center & Population Studies

William A. Ericson

1962 - 1995
Professor of Statistics
Chair Department of Statistics
Associate Professor of Mathematics

Bruce M. Hill

1961 - 1998
Professor of Statistics

Julian J. Faraway

1987 - 2006
Professor of Statistics
Professor of Industrial & Operations Engineering 2004-2006
Interim Chair Department of Statistics-2003

Chien-Fu Jeff Wu

1993 - 2004
Professor of Statistics
Professor of Industrial & Operations Engineering
Chair Department of Statistics 1995-1998

Susan A. Murphy

1998 - 2017
Professor of Statistics
Research Professor, Survey Research Center, ISR
Professor of Psychiatry

Edward D. Rothman

1969 - 2016
Professor of Statistics

Michael Woodroofe

1968 - 2008
Professor of Statistics & Mathematics

Charles B. Bell Jr.

1968 - 1969
Professor of Statistics and Mathematics

Paul Sumner Dwyer

1937 - 1972
Professor of Statistics and Mathematics

Vijayan N. Nair

1993 - 2017
Professor of Statistics, Industrial and Operations Engineering

Richard L. Valliant

2003 - 2016
Research Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research

Steven G. Heeringa

1996 - 2022
Research Scientist Institute for Social Research

Vikton Kurotschka

1969 - 1970
Visiting Assistant Professor of Statistics

Gerald E. Thompson

1965 - 1966
Visiting Associate Professor of Statistics

Vinayak M. Joshi

1975 - 1976
Visiting Professor of Statistics