Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Scott Richter
Director of Statistical Consulting Center


Office: Petty 107
Email address:
Personal web page:
Starting year at UNCG: 2001
Office hours: TR 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.


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


Fall, 2018
  • STA 581-01 LEC (SAS System Statistical Anlysis)
  • STA 661-01 LEC (Adv Sts Beh,Bio Sci I), TR 9:30-10:45, Petty Building 223
  • STA 667-02 IND (Statistical Consulting)
  • STA 668-01 SEM (Consulting Experience), M 7:00-7:00, ADMN 1
  • MAT 790-04 IND (Directed Doctoral Research)

Research Interests

Current Students: Charith Elson
Descendants: Ashwag Alghamdi

Selected Recent Publications

  • Richter, S. J. and McCann M. H. (In press). Permutation tests of scale using deviances. Communications in Statistics: Simulation and Computation. (DOI: 10.1080/03610918.2016.1165844)
  • Saari, S., Higgins, M., Richter, S. & Faeth, S. (In press). Urbanization is associated with reduced abundance and species richness of terrestrial animals. American Naturalist.
  • Bhatt, I. S., Phillips, S. L., Richter, S. J., Tucker, D., Lundgren, K., Morehouse, R. & Henrich, V. (2016). A polymorphism in human estrogen-related receptor beta (ESRRĪ²) predicts audiometric temporary threshold shift. International Journal of Audiology, 55(10) 571-579.
  • Richter, S. J. and McCann M. H. (2016). Simultaneous confidence intervals using medians and permutation tests. AStA Advances in Statistical Analysis, 100(2), 189-205. (DOI: 10.1007/s10182-015-0258-4)
  • Aichele, C.P., Venkataramani, D., Smay, J. E., McCann, M. H., Richter, S. J., Khanzadeh-Moradillo, M., & Ley, M. T. (2015). A Comparison of Automated Scanning Electron Microscopy (ASEM) and Acoustic Attenuation Spectroscopy (AAS) for Particle Sizing. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physiochemical and Engineering Aspects, 479, 46-51. (DOI: 10.1016/j.colsurfa.2015.03.052)

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.