Interim Provost Hal Stern

Hal S. Stern is the Interim Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor at the University of California, Irvine. Since joining UCI as founding chair of the Department of Statistics in 2002, Professor Stern has held a range of academic and administrative leadership roles including Vice Provost for Academic Planning and Chancellor’s Professor of statistics. He also served more than six years as the Ted and Janice Smith Family Foundation Dean of the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences. His research interests include Bayesian methods, model assessment techniques, causal inference, and collaborative projects in the life sciences and social sciences. He is co-director of the Center for Statistics and Applications in Forensic Evidence, funded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and is part of the leadership team for the Conte Center at UCI, funded by the National Institutes of Health.


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