Scott Richter

Scott Richter

Director of Statistical Consulting Center

Office: Petty 107
Personal Website:
Starting year at UNCG: 2001
Office Hours: T,Th 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM, 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM


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


Fall 2019
  • STA-440 LEC (SAS System for Statistical Analysis)
  • STA-640 LEC (SAS System for Statistical Analysis)
  • STA-442 LEC (Statistical Computing), TR 11:00-12:15, Petty Science Building 7
  • STA-642 LEC (Statistical Computing), TR 11:00-12:15, Petty Science Building 7
  • STA-445 LEC (Nonparametric Statistics), TR 2:00-3:15, Petty Science Building 7
  • STA-645 LEC (Nonparametric Statistics), TR 2:00-3:15, Petty Science Building 7
  • STA-667 IND (Statistical Consulting)
  • STA-668 PRC (Consulting Experience)
  • STA-667 IND (Statistical Consulting)
  • STA-709 LEC (Topics in Computational Statistics), MWF 9:00-9:50, Petty Science Building 107


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.