Professor David S. Moore

David Moore

David S. Moore is Shanti S. Gupta Distinguished Professor of Statistics at Purdue University. He received his A.B. from Princeton (1962) and the Ph.D. from Cornell (1967), both in mathematics. He has written many research papers in statistical theory and served on the editorial boards of several major journals. Professor Moore is an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association and of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, and an elected member of the International Statistical Institute. He has served as program director for statistics and probability at the National Science Foundation. He was 1998 president of the American Statistical Association.

In recent years, Professor Moore has devoted his attention to the teaching of statistics. He was the content developer for the Annenberg/Corporation for Public Broadcasting college-level telecourse "Against All Odds: Inside Statistics" and other video series, and is the author of influential articles on statistics education and of several leading texts. Professor Moore has served as the first president of the International Association for Statistical Education and as a member of the National Research Council's Mathematical Sciences Education Board, and has received the Mathematical Association of America's national award for distinguished college or university teaching of mathematics.

His current research interests include Statistical Education and Applied Statistics.

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