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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 Timothy A. Green, PhD


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

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Green, Timothy A.
Chair (2016 - 2016)
Allen, I. Elaine
Member (2016 - 2018)
Arellano, Consuelo
North Carolina State University
Dept. of Statistics
2311 Stinson Dr
Raleigh, NC   27695-8203
United States
Phone: (919) 515-1923
Member (2015 - 2017)
Franck, Christopher Thomas
Virginia Tech
Department of Statistics
403 E Hutcheson Hall
Blacksburg, VA   24061
United States
Phone: (919) 740-7098
Member (2015 - 2017)
Green, Timothy A.
Member (2014 - 2016)
Harrell, Frank E.
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Dept. of Biostatistics
2525 West End Ave., Suite 1100
Nashville, TN   37203
United States
Phone: (615) 322-2001
Fax: (615) 343-4924
Member (2016 - 2018)
Price, Karen L.
Member (2014 - 2016)
Lazar, Nicole
University of Georgia
Department of Statistics
University of Georgia
Athens, GA   30602
United States
Phone: (706) 542-0632
Awards Council Liaison
2012 - 2017
Awards Council Vice Chair
Morganstein, David R.
1600 Research Blvd.
MS RE 492
Rockville, MD   20850-3195
United States
Phone: (301) 251-8215
Awards Council Liaison
2016 - 2016
Chair, Awards Council (ASA Past President)
Craven, Pamela S.
American Statistical Association
732 North Washington St
Alexandria, VA   22314-1943
United States
Phone: (703) 684-1221
Staff Liaison
2009 - 2016
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