American Statistical Association
K-12 Statistics Ambassador and ASA Fellow
Christine (Chris) Franklin is the K-12 Statistics Ambassador for the American Statistical Association and elected ASA Fellow. She is retired from the University of Georgia as the Lothar Tresp Honoratus Honors Professor and Senior Lecturer Emerita in Statistics. She is the co-author of two Introductory Statistics textbooks and has published more than 50 journal articles and book chapters. Chris was the lead writer for the groundbreaking document of the American Statistical Association Pre-K-12 Guidelines for the Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education (GAISE) Framework and chaired the writing team of the ASA Statistical Education of Teachers (SET) report. She is a past Chief Reader for Advance Placement Statistics, a Fulbright scholar to New Zealand (2015), and recipient of the United States Conference on Teaching Statistics (USCOTS) Lifetime Achievement Award and the prestigious ASA Founder’s award. Chris loves running, hiking, and scoring baseball games.