Sharon Lohr, Ph.D.
Sharon Lohr, Ph.D., is Professor Emerita at Arizona State University. She was a Vice President and senior statistician at Westat from 2012 to 2017, and prior to that was Dean’s Distinguished Professor of Statistics at Arizona State University.
Dr. Lohr is the author of the book Sampling: Design and Analysis and has published numerous articles in leading journals on survey sampling, hierarchical models, small area estimation, missing data, and design of experiments. She is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, an elected member of the International Statistical Institute, the inaugural recipient of the Gertrude M. Cox Statistics Award for contributions to the practice of statistics, and the 2009 recipient of the Morris Hansen Lecture Award. In 2014, she was selected to present the Deming Lecture at the Joint Statistical Meetings. In 2016, she was selected to present the Distinguished Lecture in the Joint Program for Survey Methodology.
In recognition of her contributions to the field, Dr. Lohr has been named a Westat nonresident Senior Statistical Fellow and serves on the Statistical Fellows Committee, which provides consultation on important survey statistics issues and addresses recent advances in applied statistics.