Tyler McCormick Elected ASA Fellow

Submitted by Ulrika S. O'brien on

The department is pleased to announce that Tyler McCormick, Associate Professor of Sociology, Statistics, and CSSS, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA).  ASA Fellows are named for their outstanding contributions to statistical science, leadership, and advancement of the field. 

Professor McCormick's work develops statistical models for inference and prediction in scientific settings where data are sparsely observed or measured with error. His citation reflects some of his specific contributions in these broad areas:  

“For outstanding contributions to analysis of relational data and network science, creativity in using statistical thinking to address problems of societal importance, dedication to teaching.”

Awardees will be recognized during the President's Address and Awards Ceremony at the upcoming Joint Statistical Meetings of the ASA.  Congratulations, Tyler, on this prestigious honor!