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 2:30-3:30; By Appointment


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


Fall, 2014
  • STA 290-01 LEC (Introduction to Probability and Statistical Inference), TR 11:00-12:15, Petty Building 150
  • STA 575-01 LEC (Nonparametric Statistics), TR 12:30-1:45, Petty Building 217
  • STA 581-01 WEB (SAS System for Statistical Analysis)
  • STA 667-02 RES (Statistical Consulting)
Spring, 2015
  • STA 667-02 RES (Statistical Consulting)
  • STA 668-01 LEC (Consulting Experience)
  • STA 671-01 LEC (Multivariate Analysis), TR 3:30-4:45, Petty Building 007
Summer Session 1, 2015
  • STA 108-01D WTX (Elementary Introduction to Probability and Statistics)

Research Interests


Selected Recent Publications

  • 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)
  • Taylor, J., Waxman, J., Richter, S. & Shultz, S. (2013). Evaluation of the effectiveness of anterior cruciate ligament injury prevention program training components: a systematic review and meta-analysis. British Journal of Sports Medicine. (DOI: 10.1136/bjsports-2013-092358)
  • 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)
  • Lacey, E. P., Lovin, M. E., Richter, S. J. (2012). Fitness Effects of Thermoregulation in a Thermally Changing Environment. The American Naturalist, 180(3), 342-353. (DOI: 10.1086/666987)
  • Junio, H. A., Sy-Cordero, A. A., Ettefagh, K. A., Burns, J. T., Micko, K. T., Graf, T. N., Richter, S. J., Cannon, R. E. Nicholas H. Oberlies, and Nadja B. Cech (2011). Synergy Directed Fractionation of Botanical Medicines: A Case Study with Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis). Journal of Natural Products, 74, 1621-1629. (DOI: 10.1021/np200336g)

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.