Marvin Zelen Leadership Award in Statistical Science with 2020 Recipient Dr. Roderick Little – 12/10

Roderick LittleWe are extremely pleased to announce that Dr. Roderick J. Little, the Richard D. Remington Distinguished University Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Michigan, will be the recipient of the 2020 Marvin Zelen Leadership Award in Statistical Science!

Please join us for his virtual lecture on:
Thursday, December 10, 2020 | 1-2pm
See seminar & events page for zoom info

“Missing Data Methods: Past, Present and Future”

I will review the statistics literature on missing data methods from a historical perspective, and discuss some recent model-based methods for missing data, causal inference under confounding by indication, and measures of selection bias from non-probability samples.

The award will be presented to Dr. Little in recognition of his fundamental contributions to statistical theory, applications and real world practice; his leadership in the advancement of statistical methodology in missing data and sample surveys; his instrumental role in the growth and success of the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Michigan; his influential role in public policy issues and years of service on national advisory committees and statistical societies; his commitment to mentoring the next generation of statisticians; and the exceptional impact of his career on students and researchers at his universities, throughout the country and beyond.