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Franklin College professor wins American Statistical Association award

Christine Franklin

The American Statistical Association presented its Founders Award to Christine Franklin, the Lothar Tresp Honoratus Honors Professor in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences’ statistics department.

The ASA is the nation’s pre-eminent professional statistical society, and the honor is presented annually to ASA members who have rendered distinguished and long-term service to the association.

One of three recipients of the Founders Award in 2014, Franklin was recognized for her leadership in curriculum development and teaching statistics, her research and her professional service in helping grow the field of statistics education. An active member of ASA, Franklin is a longtime leader and champion of national efforts in statistics education, particularly in the area of implementing statistics in K-12 education.