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2018-2019 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2018-2019 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Statistics and Biostatistics

Hayward Hills Campus MapThe Department Office is located on the 2nd Floor of the North Science (SC-N) building, Room 229.
Open 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., Monday - Thursday, and 9:00 a.m. - Noon on Fridays.
Dept. Phone: (510) 885-3435


Professor Emerita

Lynn Eudey, Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley



Shenghua (Kelly) Fan, Ph.D. University of Minnesota

Eric A. Suess, Ph.D. University of California, Davis

Mitchell R. Watnik, Ph.D. University of California, Davis

YanYan Zhou, Ph.D. University of Maryland


Associate Professors

Ayona Chatterjee, Ph.D. University of Edinburgh (United Kingdom)

Joshua D. Kerr (Chair), Ph.D. University of California, Davis


Assistant Professors

Eric Fox, Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles

Li Zou, Ph.D. State University of New York


Graduate Coordinator: Lynn Eudey

Department Statement

There are many job opportunities locally for Statisticians in many diverse areas of application, such as Actuarial Science, Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, Data Analysis, Data Science, Medical Statistics, Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Finance, Banking, Government, Education, Consulting, and many others. Students are encouraged to consider the fields of Statistics and Biostatistics as a program of study, whether graduate or undergraduate. Many of the Department’s undergraduate students are double-majors. Computer Science, Math, and Psychology majors, in particular, have found double-majoring with Statistics to be valuable in getting a job or pursuing higher degrees.

About the Department

Use our university website link to learn more about what the Statistics and Biostatistics Department has to offer.

  • Scholarships
  • Actuarial Science
  • Biostatistics (PSM)
  • Statistics Organizations
  • Resources
  • And more…


    Bachelor of Science


    Master of Science



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