Chris Franklin

Chris Franklin

Chris Franklin is the Lothar Tresp Honoratus Honors Professor and Undergraduate Coordinator in Statistics at the University of Georgia and a Fellow of the American Statistical Association. She has been recognized with numerous teaching and advising awards at UGA. She is the co-author of an Introductory Statistics textbook with Alan Agresti (Pearson 2012) and has published more than 50 journal articles. Chris was the lead writer for the American Statistical Association Pre-K-12 Guidelines for the Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education (GAISE) Framework. She chaired the writing team of the recent ASA Statistical Education of Teachers (SET) report. She is a sought-after speaker on statistics education at the Pre K-12 and undergraduate levels.

Chris completed her term serving as the AP Statistics Chief Reader in July 2009. She has been honored nationally by her peers with the Mu Sigma Rho National Statistical Education Award, the United States Conference on Teaching Statistics (USCOTS) biennial lifetime achievement award, and the ASA Founders Award. She is a 2014­-15 Fulbright Scholar and will spend five months at the University of Auckland, New Zealand working with statistics educators in K-12 Statistics.

Chris was interviewed in the Journal of Statistics Education. Read her interview at http://www.amstat.org/publications/jse/v21n3/rossmanint.pdf.

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