Scott Richter

Scott Richter

Director of Statistical Consulting Center

Office: Petty 107
Personal Website:
Starting year at UNCG: 2001
Office Hours: T/Th 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM, W 5:00 PM - 5:45 PM


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


Spring 2020
  • STA-690 SEM (Graduate Seminar), W 2:30-3:20, Moore Building 331
  • STA-670 LEC (Categorical Data Analysis), TR 2:00-3:15, Moore Building 330
  • STA-668 PRC (Consulting Experience), W 9:30-10:20, Petty Science Building 107
  • STA-667 IND (Statistical Consulting)
  • STA-709 LEC (Topics in Computational Stats), MWF 9:00-9:50, Petty Science Building 107
Summer Session 1 2020
  • STA-271 LEC (Fundamental Concepts of Statistcs)


Member of the Research Group(s): Statistics
Current Students: Shierina Fareed (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.), Emily Johnson (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.