Prof. Deborah Nolan awarded the William R. Kenan, Jr. Visiting Professorship for Distinguished Teaching

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Professor in the Department of Statistics, Deborah Nolan, has been awarded the William R. Kenan, Jr. Visiting Professorship for Distinguished Teaching at Princeton University. The award is given to individuals "who have set standards for exceptional scholarship and distinguished teaching".   Prof. Nolan has previously been recognized at Berkeley for excellence in teaching and undergraduate student advising and is noted for working with and encouraging all students in their understanding of statistics. She co-directs the Cal Teach and Math for America, Berkeley programs. Deborah also organizes Explorations in Statistics Research, a multi-campus summer program to encourage undergraduates to pursue graduate studies in statistics. Deborah is elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association and Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. She is co-author of Stat Labs with Terry Speed and Teaching Statistics with Andrew Gelman.