Emeritus and Emerita profiles

Bovas Abraham

Bovas Abraham

Professor Emeritus

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Bovas Abraham

 

Research interests

Research interests are in time series analysis and statistical methods for quality improvement.

Jeanette O'Hara Hines

Jeanette O'Hara Hines

Professor Emertia/Adjunct Faculty

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Jeanette O'Hara Hines

Research interests

Jeanette O'Hara Hines' research has focused on the practical needs of researchers in the biological sciences, who frequently pose challenges with new ways of gathering data, or with new objectives. Jeanette's ongoing research project is the analysis of clustered or longitudinal data with categorical responses, a type of data frequently gathered in the biological and medical areas.

Jerry Lawless

Jerry Lawless

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

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Jerry Lawless

​Research interests

My research interests cut across several areas of statistics, including survival and event history analysis, modeling, theory and methods for estimation and prediction, and the analysis of incomplete data. I am motivated by scientific and technical issues that arise in medicine, public health, system reliability, the social sciences and other areas.

Mary Thompson

Mary Thompson

Distinguished Professor Emerita

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Mary Thompson

​Research interests

At present Professor Thompson works primarily in survey methodology and sampling theory. Her book Theory of Sample Surveys describes the mathematical and foundational theory in detail; it also contains a systematic approach to using estimating functions in surveys, and a thorough discussion (with examples) of the role of the sampling design when survey data are used for analytic purposes.