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lohr@asu.edu

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School of Math & Stat Sciences
TEMPE

Mail Code 1804 Math/Stats Sciences
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(480)965-4440

Bio

Dean's Distinguished Professor of Statistics, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Research Interests

Statistics

Office hours, Fall 2008
9:30-10:20 and 3:00-3:30 Tu, 10:30-11:30 Wed,
1:00-1:25 Th, and by appointment (send me e-mail)

Affiliations

ASU Center for the Study of Law, Science, and Technology

Research

Primary Research Interests:
Sample Surveys
Design of Experiments
Statistical Methods for Dependent Data
Statistical Methods for Educational Evaluation
Applications of Statistics to Criminology and Law

Author

Sampling:
Design and Analysis published 1999 by Duxbury Press, ISBN 0-534-35361-4

Recent Talks

Survey Sampling: Theory and Applications featured speaker at Vinterkonferens, Borgafjall Sweden, March 2007.

"Sampling Frontiers," keynote address given at the Washington Statistical Society Awards Ceremony, June 2003.

Courses

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
STP 799 Dissertation

Summer 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
STP 592 Research

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
STP 799 Dissertation

Summer 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
STP 499 Individualized Instruction
STP 592 Research
STP 595 Continuing Registration
STP 599 Thesis
STP 784 Internship
STP 792 Research
STP 799 Dissertation

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
STP 799 Dissertation

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
STP 535 Applied Sampling Methodology
STP 584 Internship
STP 590 Reading and Conference
STP 593 Applied Project
STP 595 Continuing Registration
STP 599 Thesis
STP 792 Research
STP 795 Continuing Registration
STP 799 Dissertation

Summer 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
STP 595 Continuing Registration
STP 792 Research
STP 799 Dissertation

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
STP 799 Dissertation

Summer 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
STP 499 Individualized Instruction
STP 590 Reading and Conference
STP 592 Research
STP 593 Applied Project
STP 595 Continuing Registration
STP 599 Thesis
STP 784 Internship
STP 792 Research
STP 799 Dissertation

Spring 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
STP 429 Experimental Statistics
STP 527 Statistical Large Sample Thry
STP 584 Internship
STP 590 Reading and Conference
STP 593 Applied Project
STP 595 Continuing Registration
STP 599 Thesis
STP 792 Research
STP 795 Continuing Registration
STP 799 Dissertation

Fall 2009

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
STP 526 Theory/Statistic Linear Models

Publications and Other Intellectual ContributionsGoogle Scholar

  1. Lohr, S.. Alternative survey sample designs: Sampling with multiple overlapping frames. Survey Methodology (2011).

  2. Mendez, G. and Lohr, S.. Estimating residual variance in random forest regression. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis (2011).

  3. Lohr, S.. The 2009 Morris Hansen Lecture: The care, feeding, and training of survey statisticians. Journal of Official Statistics (2010).

  4. Lu, Y. and Lohr, S.. Gross flow estimation in dual frame surveys. Survey Methodology (2010).

  5. Brenda Jenney, Sharon Lohr. Experimental designs for multiple-level responses, with application to a large-scale educational intervention. Annals of Applied Statistics (2009).

  6. Sharon Lohr, J.N.K. Rao. Jackknife estimation of mean squared error of small area predictors in nonlinear mixed models. Biometrika (2009).

  7. Book chapter: Lohr, S.. Multiple frame surveys. Sample Surveys: Design, Methods and Applications. North-Holland (2009).

  8. Book chapter: Lohr, S.. Sampling and survey design. Sample Surveys: Design, Methods and Applications. North-Holland (2009).

  9. G Mendez, T Buskirk, Sharon Lohr, S Haag. Factors associated with persistence in science and engineering majors: An exploratory study using random forests. Journal of Engineering Education (2008).

  10. L Ybarra, Sharon Lohr. Small area estimation when auxiliary information is measured with error. Biometrika (2008).

  11. Book chapter: Sharon Lohr. Coverage and sampling. Handbook of International Survey Methodology. Erlbaum (2008).

  12. C Alf, Sharon Lohr. Sampling assumptions in introductory statistics classes. American Statistician (2007).

  13. Sharon Lohr. Comment: Struggles with survey weighting and regression modeling. Statistical Science (2007).

  14. Sharon Lohr, J Rao. Estimation in Multiple-Frame Surveys. Journal of the American Statistical Association (2006).

  15. A Dueck, Sharon Lohr. Robust estimation of multivariate covariance components. Biometrics (2005).

  16. T Buskirk, Sharon Lohr. Asymptotic properties of kernel density estimation with sample survey data. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference (2005).

  17. Sylvester, D, Lohr, Sharon Lynn. Counting on confidentiality: Legal and statistical approaches to federal privacy law after the USA PATRIOT act. Wisconsin Law Review (2005).

  18. Sylvester, D, Lohr, Sharon Lynn. The security of our secrets: A history of privacy and confidentiality in law and statistical practice. Denver University Law Review (2005).

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Presentations

  1. Lohr, S. Discussion of "Challenges in Methodology of Microsimulation Models" by M. Kovacevic. Statistics Canada Advisory Committee on Statistical Methods. (Apr 2009).
  2. Sharon Lohr Outlier Detection for the Consumer Price Index. Statistics Canada Statistical Advisory Committee Meeting. (Apr 2008).

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Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Lohr,Sharon Lynn * . Methodological Research to Support the Redesign of the National Crime Victimization Survey: Sub-National Estimates. Westat (10/1/2010 - 5/24/2012).
  2. Lohr,Sharon Lynn * Yang,Yan . REESE Empirical Research Proposal: Statistical Methods for Assessing Teaching and Program Effectiveness. NSF-EHR (9/1/2009 - 8/31/2012).
  3. Lohr,Sharon Lynn * . Methodological Research to Support the Redesign of the National Crime Victimization Survey: Review the Sample Design. Westat (6/1/2009 - 1/31/2010).
  4. Mittelmann,Renate M * , Berger,Roger L , Borror,Connie Margaret , Chen,Shu-Chuan , Chen,Shu-Chuan , Eubank,Randall , Lohr,Sharon Lynn , Majumdar,Anandamayee , Montgomery,Douglas C , Reiser,Mark R , Reiser,Mark R , Runger,George , Stanzione Jr,Daniel Charles , Yang,Yan , Young,Dennis L , . An Interdepartmental Computing Environment for Statistical Research. NSF-MPS-DMS (9/1/2007 - 8/31/2008).
  5. Lohr,Sharon Lynn * Majumdar,Anandamayee . Spatial and Small Area Estimation Problems with Application to Large-Scale Surveys. NSF-SBE (9/15/2006 - 8/31/2010).
  6. Carlson,Marilyn P * , Atkinson,Robert Kenneth , Baker,Dale Rose , Bauer II,Richard C , Bauer II,Richard C , Birk,James Peter , Bloom,Irene , Burns,Hillary Dockser , Burrows,Veronica Ann , Buskirk,Trent David , Carpenter,Ray W , Chizmeshya,Andrew V , Chizmeshya,Andrew V , Clark,Douglas B , Culbertson,Robert John , Gomez,Luanna Soledad , Haag,Susan G , Halloun,Ibrahim , Horan,John Joseph , Horan,John Joseph , Hurlbert,Glenn Howland , Judson,Eugene E , Krause,Stephen , Krause,Stephen , Kuang,Yang , Lawson,Anton Eric , Lohr,Sharon Lynn , Mckelvy,Michael J , Mckelvy,Michael J , Middleton,James Arthur , Middleton,James Arthur , Oehrtman,Michael , Pizziconi,Vincent B , Ramirez,Nora G , Ramirez,Nora G , Reynolds,Stephen James , Roh,Kyeong Hah , Rutowski,Ronald L , Semken,Steven , Sloane,Finbarr , Smith,Hal L , Thompson,Patrick W , Wilcox,Kristine , Wilcox,Kristine , Wyckoff,Susan , Zandieh,Michelle Jeanette , . Project Pathways: Opening Routes to Math and Science Success for all Students. NSF-EHR (9/15/2004 - 6/30/2008).
  7. Thompson,Patrick W * , Banks,Debra L , Bloom,Irene , Burns,Hillary Dockser , Carlson,Marilyn P , Carlson,Marilyn P , Flores,Alfinio , Hurlbert,Glenn Howland , Kierstead,Henry Andrew , Kuang,Yang , Lohr,Sharon Lynn , Oehrtman,Michael , Ramirez,Nora G , Zandieh,Michelle Jeanette , . Developing a Professional Learning Community Model for Secondary Precalculus Teachers: A Model for Teacher Professional Growth. NSF-EHR (5/1/2004 - 6/30/2008).
  8. Lohr,Sharon Lynn * . SMALL AREA AND LONGITUDINAL ESTIMATION USING INFORMATION FROM MULTIPLE SURVEYS. NSF-SBE (9/15/2001 - 8/31/2005).
  9. Lohr,Sharon Lynn * . LONGITUDINAL ANALYSES USING THE NATIONAL CRIME VICTIMIZATION SURVEY. AMER STATISTICAL ASSN (6/1/1999 - 9/30/2001).
  10. Lohr,Sharon Lynn * . VICTIMIZATION, REPORTING CRIME, & POLICE RESPONSE: LONGITUDINAL ANALYSES OF NCVS DATA. DOJ-NIJ (8/1/1997 - 8/31/1998).
  11. Lohr,Sharon Lynn * . MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES: EXPERIMENT DESIGN FOR VARIANCE FUNCT. NSF (5/20/1993 - 11/30/1994).

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