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Celebrating Women in Statistics »

[1 Mar 2020 | One Comment | ]

Alyson G. Wilson’s interest in statistics grew out of a summer internship in the clinical statistics department of Burroughs Wellcome, a pharmaceutical company in North Carolina. This was the first time she understood how math could be applied to real-world problems. Today, she is a professor in the department of statistics and associate vice chancellor for national security and special research initiatives, and her work has contributed to improving the use of data and quantitative methods in defense.