Scott Richter

Scott Richter

Director of Statistical Consulting Center

Office: Petty 107
Personal Website:
Starting year at UNCG: 2001
Office Hours: TR 8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m., 11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., and by appointment.


Degree(s): Ph.D. in Statistics, Oklahoma State University (1997)


  • STA-481 LEC (Intro to Design of Experiments), TR 12:30-1:45, PETT 313
  • STA-581 LEC (SAS System Statistical Anlysis)
  • STA-662 LEC (Adv Sts Beh,Bio Sci II), TR 12:00-10:45, PETT 223
  • STA-667 IND (Statistical Consulting)
  • STA-667 IND (Statistical Consulting)
  • STA-668 LEC (Consulting Experience), W 2:00-2:50, BRYN 205
  • STA-675 LEC (Advanced Experimental Design), TR 12:30-1:45, PETT 313
  • STA-698 IND (Project in Statistics)
  • MAT-790 IND (Directed Doctoral Research)
Summer Session 1
  • STA-271 LEC (Fundmntl Concepts of Statistcs)
  • STA-271 LEC (Fundmntl Concepts of Statistcs)


Member of the Research Group(s): Statistics
Current Students: Emily Johnson (M.A.), Shierina Fareed (Ph.D.), Charith Elson (Ph.D.)
Former Students: Elizabeth (Dawn) Poole (M.A.), Richard Jenkins (M.A.), Robert White (M.A.), Qing Shi (M.A.), Mingyan Li (M.A.), Christopher Langewisch (M.A.), Jeff Lail (M.A.), Michael Higgins (M.A.), Ashwag Alghamdi (M.A.), Shierina Fareed (M.A.)

Research Interests: Non-Parametric Methods, Multivariate Analysis

Selected Publications

  • Richter, S. J. and McCann M. H. (In press). Permutation tests of scale using deviances. Communications in Statistics: Simulation and Computation. (DOI: 10.1080/03610918.2016.1165844)
  • Saari, S., Higgins, M., Richter, S. & Faeth, S. (In press). Urbanization is associated with reduced abundance and species richness of terrestrial animals. American Naturalist.
  • Bhatt, I. S., Phillips, S. L., Richter, S. J., Tucker, D., Lundgren, K., Morehouse, R. & Henrich, V. (2016). A polymorphism in human estrogen-related receptor beta (ESRRβ) predicts audiometric temporary threshold shift. International Journal of Audiology, 55(10) 571-579.
  • Richter, S. J. and McCann M. H. (2016). Simultaneous confidence intervals using medians and permutation tests. AStA Advances in Statistical Analysis, 100(2), 189-205. (DOI: 10.1007/s10182-015-0258-4)
  • Aichele, C.P., Venkataramani, D., Smay, J. E., McCann, M. H., Richter, S. J., Khanzadeh-Moradillo, M., & Ley, M. T. (2015). A Comparison of Automated Scanning Electron Microscopy (ASEM) and Acoustic Attenuation Spectroscopy (AAS) for Particle Sizing. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physiochemical and Engineering Aspects, 479, 46-51. (DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2015.03.052)

Brief Biography

Dr. Richter earned a Ph.D. in 1997 from Oklahoma State University, and he joined the UNCG faculty in 2001. His research focuses on nonparametric methods, multiple comparisons and interdisciplinary research.