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Alicia L. Carriquiry

Class of 2023-24

Dr. Alicia L. Carriquiry

Distinguished Professor and holder of the President’s Chair in Statistics
Director, Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence
Department of Statistics
Iowa State University

Specializing in Bayesian statistics and applications of statistical methodology, Dr. Alicia Carriquiry focuses her work on applications of statistics in human nutrition, bioinformatics, forensic sciences and traffic safety. 

She received her doctorate in statistics and animal science from Iowa State University.

Carriquiry is a member of the National Academy of Medicine, the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and the International Statistical Institute. She is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the International Society for Bayesian Analysis, the Institute of Mathematical Statistics and the American Statistical Association. 

Honors include the Zellner Medal, International Society for Bayesian Analysis, and the Founders Award, American Statistical Association.

She has edited or written 16 books and published more than 150 peer-reviewed articles.

Carriquiry will collaborate with faculty, researchers and students in the College of Arts and Sciences.