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Jessica Utts




Jessica Utts is Professor Emerita of Statistics at the University of California at Irvine. She received her B.A. in Math and Psychology at SUNY Binghamton, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Statistics at Penn State University. She is the author or co-author of three statistics textbooks with a focus on statistical literacy, and over 100 research papers, many of which focus on statistical applications to parapsychology. Jessica was the 2016 president of the American Statistical Association, the largest organization of professional statisticians in the world. She is an elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Association for Psychological Science, and the recipient of numerous awards, the most recent of which is the George Cobb Lifetime Achievement Award in Statistics Education.


Click here to view my talk: Why All Scientists Should Take Psi Seriously – Dinsdale Award Lecture