Biographical Notes on Lecturers

Professor John Fox:

John Fox is Senator William McMaster Professor of Social Statistics at McMaster University; he is an Associate Coordinator of the Statistical Consulting Service, Institute for Social Research, and a member of York's SPIDA organizing committee. Dr. Fox has taught at SPIDA on several occasions, and has also taught for many years at the Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research of the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He is a member of the Advisory Committee to the ICPSR Summer Program, and is on the Steering Committee of the Oxford University ESRC Spring School. John Fox is the author of Applied Regression Analysis and Generalized Linear Models, Second Edition (Sage, 2008), and, with Sanford Weisberg, An R Companion to Applied Regression, Second Edition (Sage, 2011).

Professor Georges Monette:

Georges Monette is an Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics at York and an Associate Coordinator with the Statistical Consulting Service. He does research in the mathematical foundations of statistical inference, the geometric visualization of statistical concepts and the modeling and analysis of longitudinal data. He has collaborated with researchers in neuropsychology, psychotherapy, kinesiology, biology, organizational studies, salary structures and pay equity, criminology, and addiction, among others. He received his PhD in Statistics from the University of Toronto.

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