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Skidmore College
Mathematics and Statistics Department
Julie Douglas

Julie Douglas

department chair and Professor of Statistics

Office: CIS 330F
Telephone: (518) 580-5219

Professor Douglas teaches statistics and probability courses in the Department. She completed her Ph.D. in Biostatistics at the University of Michigan School of Public Health. She also holds an M.S. in Biostatistics and a B.A. in Mathematics and Secondary Education. Her research expertise is in a subfield of statistics known as statistical genetics, which is concerned with the analysis of genetic data. For the last two decades, she and her colleagues have been working to identify genetic and non-genetic risk factors for a variety of diseases and medically important traits. She is currently collaborating on pharmacogenomic studies of breast cancer with her colleagues at the University of Michigan Medical School, where she has been on the faculty since 2001.