Nicole Lazar is Professor
of Statistics at the University of Georgia.
After receiving her BA in Statistics and
Psychology from Tel Aviv University,
she served three
years as Statistics Officer in the Israel
Defense Forces Department of Behavioral Sciences.
She then moved to the
US for graduate school,
obtaining her MS in Statistics from Stanford
University and Ph.D. in Statistics from The
University of Chicago. She was Associate Professor
of Statistics at Carnegie Mellon University
before joining the Department of Statistics,
University of Georgia.
Nicole's research interests include empirical likelihood, functional neuroimaging, applications of statistics to the social and behavioral sciences, and the role of statistics, and statisticians, in society.