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: M 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., TR 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. and R 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.


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


Fall, 2016
  • STA 575-01 LEC (Nonparametric Statistics), TR 11:00-12:15, Petty Building 007
  • STA 581-01 WEB (SAS System for Statistical Analysis)
  • STA 667-02 IND (Statistical Consulting)
  • STA 668-01 SEM (Consulting Experience)
  • STA 698-02 IND (Project in Statistics)
  • STA 709-01 LEC (Topics in Computatnl Stats), TR 11:00-12:15
Spring, 2017
  • STA 352-01 LEC (Statistical Inference), TR 9:30-10:45, Petty Building 313
  • STA 667-02 IND (Statistical Consulting)
  • STA 668-01 LEC (Consulting Experience)
  • STA 671-01 LEC (Multivariate Analysis), TR 11:00-12:15, Petty Building 303
Summer Session 2, 2017
  • STA 271-11 LEC (Fundamental Concepts of Statistics), MTWR 10:10-12:10
Fall, 2017
  • STA 301-01 LEC (Statistical Methods), TR 12:30-1:45, Petty Building 303
  • STA 581-01 WEB (SAS System for Statistical Analysis)
  • STA 661-01 LEC (Advanced Statistics in the Behavioral and Biological Sciences I), TR 9:30-10:45, Petty Building 217
  • STA 667-02 IND (Statistical Consulting)
  • STA 668-01 SEM (Consulting Experience), W 2:00-2:50, Stone Building 217

Research Interests

Current Students: Ashwag Alghamdi, Badr Aloraini

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.