Past Chairs

Dan Nicolae

DAN NICOLAE

2016-

Chair, Department of Statistics
Professor, Departments of Statistics, Human Genetics, Medicine, Section of Genetic Medicine, and the College
Senior Fellow: Computation Institute


Yali Amit

YALI AMIT

2010-2016

Professor, Departments of Statistics, Computer Science, and the College


Stephen M. Stigler

STEPHEN M. STIGLER

2005–2010, 1986–1992

Ernest DeWitt Burton Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Statistics and the College
Member: Committee on Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science


Steven P. Lalley

STEVEN P. LALLEY

2001-2005

Professor, Departments of Statistics, Mathematics, and the College


Peter McCullagh

PETER MCCULLAGH

2001-Acting Chair, 1992-1998

John D. MacArthur Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Statistics and the College


Michael L. Stein

MICHAEL L. STEIN

1998-2000

Ralph and Mary Otis Isham Professor, Department of Statistics and the College


Paul Meier

PAUL MEIER

1983–1986, 1973–1974, 1960–1966

1924–2011
Ralph and Mary Otis Isham Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Departments of Statistics, Pharmacological and Physiological Sciences, Medicine, and the College


Patrick Billingsley

PATRICK BILLINGSLEY

1980-1983

1925–2011
Professor Emeritus, Departments of Statistics, Mathematics, and the College


David L. wallace

DAVID L. WALLACE

1977-1980

1928-2017
Professor Emeritus, Department of Statistics and the College


Michael D. Perlman

MICHAEL D. PERLMAN

1974-1977

Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Washington


William H. Kruskal

WILLIAM H. KRUSKAL

1966-1972

1919–2005
Ernest DeWitt Burton Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus, Department of Statistics, Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies and the College


Leonard Jimmie Savage

LEONARD JIMMIE SAVAGE

1957-1960

1917-1971
American mathematician and statistician


W. Allen Wallis

W. ALLEN WALLIS

1949-1957

1912-1998
Dean of the University of Chicago School of Business
President of the University of Rochester
Chancellor of the University of Rochester