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QA Alumnus Receives Excellence in Teaching Award

Submitted: 3/2/2011 10:19:35
  • James Cochran, PhD '98, now the Bank of Ruston, Barnes, Thompson and Thurman Professor at Louisiana Tech University, has received the 2010 Mu Sigma Rho Statistical Education Award.

QA alumnus James Cochran, PhD '98, has received the 2010 Statistical Education Award from Mu Sigma Rho, the national honorary society for statistics. The award is given to one individual annually for excellence in classroom teaching in the statistics discipline and for demonstrating a lifetime devotion to statistics education.

Cochran is an internationally recognized scholar in statistics education and has been very active in spreading best practices in teaching both statistics and operations research throughout the world. He has been very involved in Statisticians without Borders and has led international efforts for education with The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). He has conducted teaching workshops in Africa, Europe, India and South America.