Abel Rodriguez
Department Chair
Abel Rodriguez joined the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington as the Department Chair and Professor in September 2020. He was previously a Professor of Statistics and Associate Director of the Center for Data, Discovery and Decisions (D3) at the University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC). Read More »


Tyler McCormick
Faculty PhD Graduate Program Coordinator
Tyler McCormick is an Associate Professor of Statistics and Sociology at the University of Washington. His research focuses on a variety of topics in statistics and data science, typically motivated by scientific questions in global health, economics, demography, and sociology. Read More »


Jon Wakefield
Faculty MS Graduate Program Coordinator
Jon Wakefield is a Professor in the Departments of Statistics and Biostatistics. Spatial epidemiology, spatial demography, small area estimation, estimating under-5 mortality in a low and medium income countries context, hierarchical models for survey data, space-time models for infectious disease data, ecological inference for non-infectious and infectious disease data, the links between Bayes and frequentist procedures.  Read More »


Emanuela Furfaro
Faculty Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Emanuela Furfaro is an Assistant Teaching Professor and an Undergraduate Program Coordinator in the Department of Statistics at the University of Washington. She has a strong commitment to connecting with learners, understanding where they are and creating opportunities to better support their learning experience. Read More »