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W. J. Dixon Award Committee

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    Select annually a worthy recipient of the WJ Dixon Award for Excellence in Statistical Consulting. The award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to advancing the science and art of statistical consulting or analysis. Each recipient must have demonstrated excellence in statistical consulting or have developed and contributed new methods, software, or ways of thinking for improving statistical practice in general.

    Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • customizing known general tools or creating new ones to meet unique
  • needs in individual projects,
  • producing and supporting widely used statistical software,
  • creating educational schemas and teaching materials,
  • including authoring statistics texts or case studies which promote effective consulting practices,
  • collaborating on outstanding and important subject-matter publications which exemplify how statistical science can contribute vitally in designing, analyzing, and reporting important research studies.
  • Composition: The committee will consist of six members, two of whom will be appointed each year by the ASA President Elect to three year terms. No member will serve more than one consecutive term. One of the members with the longest continuous service on the committee will be selected by the President Elect to act as the Chair each year.

Questions? Want to get involved? Contact Chris M. Barker


The W. J. Dixon Award Committee has 6 member(s), and 3 liaison(s).

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Barker, Chris M.
Statistical Planning and Analysis Services, Inc.
287 Chestnut Street
San Carlos, CA   94070
United States
Phone: (415) 609-7473
Chair (2014 - 2014)
Barker, Chris M.
Statistical Planning and Analysis Services, Inc.
287 Chestnut Street
San Carlos, CA   94070
United States
Phone: (415) 609-7473
Member (2012 - 2015)
Dickey, David A.
North Carolina State Univ. Dept of Statistics
2501 Founders Drive
Campus Box 8203, 201 Patterson Hall
Raleigh, NC   27695-8203
United States
Phone: (919) 515-1925
Fax: (919) 515-7591
Member (2012 - 2014)
Edwards, Lloyd J.
University of North Carolina
3105h McGavran Greenberg
CB 7420
Chapel Hill, NC   27599-7420
United States
Phone: (919) 843-6603
Fax: (919) 966-3806
Member (2012 - 2014)
Green, Timothy A.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
1600 Clifton Road NE
MS E48
Atlanta, GA   30329
United States
Phone: (404) 639-6191
Fax: (404) 639-8642
Member (2014 - 2016)
Kutner, Michael H.
11 Downing Ln
Decatur, GA   30033-1412
United States
Phone: (404) 712-9708
Fax: (404) 727-1370
Member (2013 - 2015)
Price, Karen L.
Member (2014 - 2016)
Davidian, Marie
North Carolina State University
Dept of Statistics, 2311 Stinson Drive
SAS Hall, Box 8203
Raleigh, NC   27695-8203
United States
Phone: (919) 515-1940
Awards Council Liaison
2014 - 2014
Awards Council Chair (ASA Past President)
Lazar, Nicole
University of Georgia
Department of Statistics
Athens, GA   30602
United States
Phone: (706) 542-0632
Awards Council Liaison
2012 - 2017
Awards Council Vice Chair
Craven, Pamela S.
American Statistical Association
732 North Washington St
Alexandria, VA   22314-1943
United States
Phone: (703) 684-1221
Staff Liaison
2009 - 2014
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