Awards & Honors

Recent Award Winners

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Fall 2018 Teaching Awards Announced

March 15, 2019

Congratulations to the following Statistics Department students and affiliates, who were awarded Bok Center Teaching Awards, for their teaching in Fall 2018 Statistics courses!


for Teaching Fellows, Teaching Assistants and Course Assistants
Fall 2018
By Course

STAT 110 Chen, Jennifer
STAT 110 Deng, Angela
STAT 110 Deuschle, William
STAT 110 Ding, Diana
STAT 110 Fried,...

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Susan Murphy

Professor Susan Murphy wins Guy Medal in Silver, 3rd Win in a row for HU Statistics Affiliates

January 31, 2019

Professor Susan Murphy has won this year's Guy Medal in Silver. 

From the Royal Statistical Society:
"The Guy Medal in Silver is awarded to Susan Murphy for her methodological, computational and applied work on dynamic treatment regimens. Susan’s influential JRSSB paper in 2003 on Optimal Dynamic Treatment Regimens proposed a methodology for estimating decision regimens that result in a maximal mean response, consistent with an elegantly-defined regret function and for use with experimental or observational data. Substantial follow-up work on multi-stage decision...

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Past Award Winners

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Departmental Awards


Dempster Award

Prof. Dempster

The Arthur P. Dempster Fund "will support and recognize promising graduate students within the Department of Statistics, in particular those who have made significant contributions to theoretical or foundational research in statistics."

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Pickard Award

David Pickard

Once every two years, the David Pickard Teaching Awards will be given to individuals who examplify excellence in teaching.

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Additional Awards & Honors


Bok Teaching Award

The Derek C. Bok Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Teaching of Undergraduates is given each year to five teaching fellows who have been nominated by their departments.

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Hoopes Prize

From the estate of Thomas T. Hoopes, Class of 1919, Harvard has received a fund from which to grant annual awards to undergraduates on the basis of outstanding scholarly work or research.

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Other Awards & Honors

Honorary Degree Recipients