Professor of Mathematics and Statistics, Dept. Chair
Randall Pruim is chair of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Calvin College. He is an active member in the statistics education community, former president of the Mathematical Association of America’s Special Interest Group on Statistics Education, and a member of the MAA ASA Joint Committee on Statistics Education. He is author of Foundations and Applications of Statistics: An Introduction Using R, and the author, co-author, and maintainer of several R packages, include mosaic and ggformula, which together provide a “less volume, more creativity” approach to numerical and graphical summaries of data and statistical modeling. His applied work includes papers on data visualization, statistical genetics, and macro economics, and a new project investigating the efficacy of household water filters to reduce incidence of water-borne disease in rural Liberia.