Penn State University
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The Waller Awards were established by a contribution from retired ASA Executive Director Ray Waller and his wife, Carolyn. The Waller Education Award honors individuals for innovation in the instruction of elementary statistics. The Waller Distinguished Teaching Career Award recognizes an individual for sustained excellence in teaching and statistics education. Recipients for each award are presented with a certificate and $1000.
Nominees should be early in their career, with 10 or fewer years of full-time teaching, and have the responsibility of teaching the first course in statistics in a two- or four-year college or research university. Graduate teaching assistants are eligible for nomination. The recipient will be selected according to the following criteria:
Nominees must have 20 or more years of statistics teaching experience. The recipient will be selected according to the following criteria:
Nominees who are active in teaching and education-related scholarship will receive stronger consideration from the selection committee.
Award recipients will be responsible for providing a current photograph and general personal information the year the award is presented. The American Statistical Association uses this information to publicize the award and prepare the prize.
Nominations are due by February 15 and require the following:
Please contact the committee chair.
2021: Amelia McNamara
2021: Larry Lesser (Distinguished Teaching Career Award)
2020: William Cipolli
2020: Beth L. Chance (Distinguished Teaching Career Award)
2019: Benjamin Baumer
2019: Robert L. Gould (Distinguished Teaching Career Award)
2018: Lynne Schofield
2018: Deborah Nolan (Distinguished Teaching Career Award)
2017: Anna Bargagliotti
2017: James J. Cochran (Distinguished Teaching Career Award)
2016: Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel
2016: Allan J. Rossman (Distinguished Teaching Career Award)