Center for Statistics Education (CSE)


Center for Statistics Education

The Center for Statistics Education is a Center of Excellence in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Villanova University.  The overall goals of the Center for Statistics Education include promoting quality research among faculty, and working to improve statistics education in the curricula across disciplines at Villanova by creating programs in statistics education for current Villanova students. The Center also provides professional development for statistics teachers in the greater Philadelphia region at the K-16 levels and will be conducting research on effective methods in statistics instruction and pedagogy.

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Center for Statistics Education Staff

  • Michael A. Posner, Ph.D. PStat
    Associate Professor of Statistics
    CSE Director 
  • Paul W. Bernhardt, Ph.D. 
    Assistant Professor of Statistics
    CSE Assistant Director 
  • Alexander Olden
    CSE Graduate Assistant 

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Contact Information

Michael A. Posner, Ph.D., PStat
Associate Professor of Statistics 
Phone: (610) 519-3016


Contact Information

Department of Mathematics & Statistics
SAC Room 305, Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova, PA 19085 
Tel: 610.519.4850
Fax: 610.519.6928

Chair: Dr. Douglas Norton
Staff: Marie O'Brien, 610.519.4809
          Lorraine McGraw, 610.519.4850