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Finley selected as 2024 ASA Fellow


Welcome to the Department of Statistics and Probability (STT) at Michigan State University. Our Department has a long and proud tradition of excellence for world-class research and training for more than 65 years. 

Founded in 1955, the Department of Statistics and Probability is part of the College of Natural Science at Michigan State University and is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research, education, and innovation. Its faculty are engaged in applied, methodological and theoretical research in statistics, probability, and data science and collaborate across diverse disciplines including computational biology, actuarial science, education, engineering, genetics, medical sciences, and the social sciences, among others, with access to a high-performance computing facility on campus. Faculty are engaged in statistics education research and practice, and the department has a vibrant community of teaching faculty. The department awards bachelor’s degrees in statistics and in quantitative risk analytics, master’s degrees in statistics, applied statistics, and data science, and doctoral degrees in statistics. The department is home to over 100 graduate students and more than 100 undergraduate students from many countries.