“I look forward to Lisa joining the College of Science. She brings deep expertise in the application of statistics to applied problems and has a clear vision for the department that’s well aligned with the college and university strategic plans,”  - Roy Haggerty, dean of the College of Science

Congratulations to ADVANCE Seminar graduate Lisa Ganio as the new Department of Statistics Head effective December 1, 2018! Dr. Ganio is a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society within the College of Forestry at OSU. Please see the excerpt from the iMPACT article below, and click the title for the full article.

New leader in statistics explores intersection of natural resources and quantitative science

"Ganio is an exceptional scholar and teacher. Her experience in the College of Forestry’s graduate programs and research will be instrumental in building on existing research projects in the department of statistics. She received the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Advising, Mentoring and Instruction in the College of Forestry in 2003 and 2008. Ganio has demonstrated a strong, long-standing commitment to diversity and inclusion and views it as crucial to the success not only of colleges but also of the university."