Stephen Garren


Assistant Department Head; Professor, Statistics
Year Started at JMU: 2000
Contact Info

Research Description
  • Nonparametric statistics
  • Sample surveys
  • Order restricted inference
  • Markov chain Monte Carlo
  • Statistical computing
  • PhD in Statistics, 1994, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • MS in Statistics, 1992, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • BS in Physics/Computer Science & Statistics/Mathematics, 1989, Roanoke College, Salem, VA
Select Publications
  • Garren, S. T., and Kott, P. S. (2014), Evaluating the effective degrees of freedom of the delete-a-group jackknife, Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation, 43, #10, 2649-2660.
  • Kott, P. S., and Garren, S. T. (2011), Evaluating the small-sample bias of the delete-a-group jackknife for model analyses, Journal of Official Statistics, 27, #1, 121-13.
  • Garren, S. T. (2009), Improved estimation of the exponential location parameter under an order restriction, Journal of Probability and Statistical Science, 7, #2, 105-111.

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