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Roxy Peck

Roxy Peck has been a professor of statistics at Cal Poly since 1979, serving for six years as Chair of the Statistics Department and currently in her tenth year as Associate Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics. Nationally known in the area of statistics education, Roxy was made a Fellow of the American Statistical Association in 1998 and in 2003 she received the American Statistical Association's Founders Award in recognition of her contributions to K-12 and undergraduate statistics education. In addition to co-authoring the textbooks Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis and Statistics: The Exploration and Analysis of Data, she is also editor of Statistics: A Guide to the Unknown, a collection of expository papers that showcase applications of statistical methods. Roxy served from 1999 to 2003 as the Chief Faculty Consultant for the Advanced Placement Statistics exam and she is past chair of the joint ASA/NCTM Committee on Curriculum in Statistics and Probability for Grades K-12 and of the ASA Section on Statistics Education.     [ Click for More ]