Tim Hanson

  Tim Hanson
  Professor and Graduate Director
  Statistics Department
  University of South Carolina


I received a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of Minnesota Institute of Technology (1992), an M.A. in Mathematics from the University of New Mexico (1996), and M.S. (1998) and Ph.D. (2000) degrees in Statistics from U.C. Davis.

My research interests include Bayesian hierarchical modeling, survival analysis, Bayesian nonparametric priors, and diagnostic screening. Publications.

I regularly collaborate with Adam Branscum, Alejandro Jara, Wes Johnson, Garnett McMillan, and Jiajia Zhang. My current Ph.D. graduate students are Li Li, Haiming Zhou, and Junshu Bao. Previous Ph.D. students include Ling Xu (2005), Mingan Yang (2006), Luping Zhao (2008), and Yuhui Chen (2012).


  • Stat 205 - Elementary Statistics for the Biological and Life Sciences (Spring 2014)
  • Stat 705 - Data Analysis II (Spring 2014)
  • Stat 770 - Categorical Data Analysis (Fall 2013)
  • Stat 705 - Data Analysis II (Spring 2013)

  • Contact:

    Department of Statistics
    216 LeConte College
    1523 Greene St.
    University of South Carolina
    Columbia, SC 29208

    Office: LeConte 219C, phone (803) 777-3859.
    e-mail: hansont@stat.sc.edu.

    Office hours (Spring 2014): TBA, and by appointment.