Carl N. Morris
Emeritus Professor of Statistics
- Ph.D., Stanford University, Statistics, 1966
- M.S., Stanford University, Statistics, 1964
University of Indiana, Mathematics, 1960-1962
- B.S., Caltech, Aeronautical Engineering, 1960
- 1990-2015: Professor of Statistics, Harvard FAS (Chair, 1994-2000)
- 1990-1995: Professor of Statistics, Harvard Medical School
- 1978-1990: Professor of Statistics, The University of Texas, Austin
- 1967-1978: Senior Statistician, Rand Corp., Santa Monica
- 1965-1967: Assistant Professor, Math, University of California, Santa Cruz
PRIMARY AREAS OF STATISTICS RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS
- Hierarchical modeling and empirical Bayes methods
- Exponential families of distributions
- Bayesian and likelihood theory
- Experimental design and social experimentation
- Sampling theory and methods
- Interface between statistical theory and applications
- Statistical theory in sports and competition
- Statistics for Health Care and Health Services
- 2015 Forthcoming Book: Probability for Statistical Science, J. Blitzstein, C. Morris, Cambridge Univ. Press.
- Martin Lysy and Carl Morris ( 2012). “Shrinkage Estimation in Multi-Level Normal Models”. Statistical Science, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp.115--134.
- Carl Morris and Ruoxi Tang (2011). “Estimating Random Effects via Adjustment for Density Maximization”. Statistical Science, Vol. 26, No. 2, May 2011. pp. 271-287.
- J. M. Bernardo, M. H. DeGroot, D. V. Lindley, Carl Morris and A. F. M. Smith (1988). “Approximating Posterior Distributions and Posterior Moments”. Bayesian Statistics 3, eds. Oxford University Press, pp. 327-344.
- T. Leonard, Carl Morris, and C. F. Wu ( 1983). “Parametric Empirical Bayes Confidence Intervals”. Scientific Inference, Data Analysis and Robustness, eds. G. Box, New York, NY: Academic Press, pp. 25-50.
- Carl Morris (1983). “Parametric Empirical Bayes Inference: Theory and Applications (with discussion)”. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 78 (381), 47-65.
- Carl Morris (1982). “Natural Exponential Families with Quadratic Variance Functions”. Annals of Statistics, 10 (1), 65-80.
- B. Efron and C. Morris (1975) “Data Analysis Using Stein's Estimator and It’s Generalizations”. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 70 (350), 311-319.
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