Peter Westfall

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  • Member of Investopedia's Financial Review Board
  • Teacher of statistics to business students for 36 years
  • Published over 100 articles on statistical theory and methods
  • Former editor of The American Statistician and associate editor of the Journal of the American Statistical Association
  • Author of 6 books



Peter H. Westfall achieved Associate, Full and Horn Professor ranks at the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University (Horn Professor is the highest possible rank), as well as honorary fellowships in learned societies. He has also received several awards for his statistical writings, including a Distinguished Technical Communication award from the Carolina Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication. 


 Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of California at Davis (1983).

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