Prof. Eric A. Vance

Eric A. Vance is an Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics and the Director of the Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis (LISA) at the University of Colorado Boulder, USA. He is the Global Director of the LISA 2020 Network. He researches the micro- and macro-theory of collaboration, i.e., what individual statisticians and data scientists need to know to become effective interdisciplinary collaborators and what institutions can do to promote interdisciplinary collaboration between domain experts, statisticians, and data scientists.




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He is an Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute and a member of its Statistical Capacity Building Taskforce. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA) and winner of the 2019 ASA Jackie Dietz Award for best paper in the Journal of Statistics Education for “The ASCCR Frame for Learning Essential Collaboration Skills.” He is a past chair of the ASA Section on Statistical Consulting and the Conference on Statistical Practice. He has traveled through 85 countries and keeps these experiences in mind as he collaborates toward building capacity for sustainable development.

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