Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Scott Richter
Director of Statistical Consulting Center


Office: Petty 107
Phone: 256-1123
Email address:
Personal web page:
Starting year at UNCG: 2001
Office hours: TR: 8:50-9:20; 1:00-1:50 and by appointment


Ph.D. in Statistics, Oklahoma State University (1997)


Fall, 2015
  • STA 291-01 LEC (Statistical Methods), TR 9:30-10:45, Sullivan Science Building 349
  • STA 481-01 LEC (Introduction to Design of Experiments), TR 2:00-3:15, Petty Building 217
  • STA 581-01 WEB (SAS System for Statistical Analysis)
  • STA 667-02 RES (Statistical Consulting)
  • STA 668-01 LEC (Consulting Experience)
  • STA 675-01 LEC (Advanced Experimental Design), TR 2:00-3:15, Petty Building 217
  • STA 698-01 RES (Project in Statistics)
  • STA 698-02 RES (Project in Statistics)
Spring, 2016
  • STA 352-01 LEC (Statistical Inference), TR 9:30-10:45
  • STA 667-02 IND (Statistical Consulting)
  • STA 668-01 LEC (Consulting Experience)
  • STA 698-02 IND (Project in Statistics)
Summer Session 1, 2016
  • STA 271-01 LEC (Fundamental Concepts of Statistics), MTWR 8:00-10:00

Research Interests

Current Students: Ashwag Alghamdi, Badr Aloraini

Selected Recent Publications

  • Phillips, S., Richter, S., Teglas, S., Bhatt, I., Morehouse, R., Hauser, E & Henrich, V. (2015). Feasibility of a bilateral 4-6kHz notch as a phenotype for genetic association analysis. International Journal of Audiology.
  • Richter, S. J. & Stavn, R. (2014). Determining Functional Relations in Multivariate Oceanographic Systems: Model II Multiple Linear Regression. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 31, 1663-1672. (DOI: 10.1175/JTECH-D-13-00210.1)
  • Saari, S., Richter, S. J. & Faeth, S. (2014). Bottom-up regulates top-down: hybridization of plant symbionts negatively affects predators. Oikos, 123(5), 545-552. (DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2013.00690.x)
  • Richter, S. J. and McCann, M. H. (2013). Simultaneous Multiple Comparisons with a Control Using Medians and Permutation Tests. Statistics and Probability Letters, 83(4) 1167-1173. (DOI:10.1016/j.spl.2013.01.014)
  • Richter, S. J. and McCann, M. H. (2012). Using the Tukey-Kramer Test as the Omnibus Test in the Hayter-Fisher Procedure. British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 65, 499-510. (DOI:10.1111/j.2044-8317.2012.02041.x)

Brief Bio

Dr. Richter earned a Ph.D. in 1997 from Oklahoma State University, and he joined the UNCG faculty in 2001. His research focuses on nonparametric methods, multiple comparisons and interdisciplinary research.