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Nicole Lazar


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310 Herty Dr. (Room 452)
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  • Ph.D., Statistics , University of Chicago, 1996
  • M.S., Statistics,Stanford University, 1993
  • B.A., Psychology & Statistics, Tel Aviv University, 1988
Research Interests:
  • Likelihood Theory (with an emphasis on empirical likelihood)
  • Applications in Social and Behavioral Science
  • Model Selection and Interpretation
  • The History of Statistics
  • Analysis of Functional Neuroimaging Data
  • The Role of Statistics in Society

Articles Featuring Nicole Lazar

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 8:42am

Nicole Lazar.jpgProfessor Nicole Lazar has been named President-Elect of the Caucus for Women in Statistics effective January 1 2018. She will serve as President of the Caucus in 2019.  The Caucus for…

Monday, May 12, 2014 - 8:14am


Each year, the American Statistical Association (ASA) names select individuals as Fellows.  According to ASA, "the designation of Fellow has been a superlative…

Monday, February 24, 2014 - 11:42am

"The Best Writing on Mathematics" is published annually by Princeton University Press.  Nicole Lazar's column "The Arts - Digitized, Quantified, and Analyzed," was originally published in…

Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - 11:41am

Nicole Lazar, who joined the Department in 2004 at the rank of Associate Professor, was awarded tenure starting in August of 2006. In her short period at UGA, Nicole has already made many significant contributions to both the graduate and undergraduate program…

Tuesday, December 14, 2010 - 11:34am

Congratulations to Nicole Lazar, who won the 2007 M.G. Michael Award in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences for innovative research.

Monday, December 6, 2010 - 11:52am

Starting in August of 2008, Nicole Lazar will hold the rank of Full Professor. We congratulate Nicole with this highly deserved promotion.

Monday, December 6, 2010 - 10:52am

Congratulations to Nicole Lazar, who is the recipient of a 2010 Sandy Beaver Excellence in Teaching Award in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences for her outstanding accomplishments as an instructor. Well deserved Nicole!

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