Professor, Statistics; Mathematics
Sandy Zabell (Ph.D., 1974, Harvard) is professor of mathematics and statistics. His principal research interests revolve around mathematical probability (in particular, large deviation theory) and Bayesian statistics (in particular, the study of exchangeability). He is also interested in the history, philosophical foundations, and legal applications of probability and statistics. His primary applied interests are in the areas of law and medicine. His primary applied interests are in the areas of law and forensic sciences. He is currently a National Institute of Standards and Technology subcommittee charged with formulating standards for forensic DNA interpretation and reporting.