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statistics educator

Burton Herbert Singer, American statistics educator. Commission Behavioral & Social Sciences & Educated National Research Council; coordinator Malaria Task Force, United Nations Millennium Project; Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Academy of Sciences, American Statistical Association, Psychometric Society, Institute Medicine.

Background

Singer, Burton Herbert was born on June 12, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Case Institute of Technology, 1959. Master of Science, Case Institute of Technology, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in Statistics, Stanford University, 1967.

Career

From assistant to associate professor statistics Columbia University, New York City, 1967-1977, professor mathematics statistics, 1977-1985, chairman department mathematics statistics, 1985-1989. Chairman biostatistics Yale University, New Haven, 1989—1991, chairman and associate dean public health department epidemiology public health, 1989—1991, chairman epidemiology public health, 1991-1993, Ira Vaughan Hiscock professor epidemiology public health, 1991-1994, professor economics and statistics department epidemiology public health, 1991-1994. Professor demography public affairs Princeton University, New Jersey, since 1994, Charles & Marie Robertson professor public & international affairs.

Research associate statistician Princeton University, 1972—1973. Scientific advisory board Santa Fe Institute. Advisory board Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health.

Editorial board Frontiers of Primary Medicine, Series in Statistics.

Membership

Commission Behavioral & Social Sciences & Educated National Research Council. Coordinator Malaria Task Force, United Nations Millennium Project. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Academy of Sciences, American Statistical Association, Psychometric Society, Institute Medicine.

Connections

Married; 3 children.