Eric Kolaczyk was born in 1968 in Chicago, Illinois. He obtained a BS degree in mathematics from the University of Chicago, and MS and PhD degrees in statistics from Stanford University. He is currently on the faculty in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics at McGill University. He was on the faculty in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Boston University from 1998 through 2022, and was faculty in the Department of Statistics at the University of Chicago before that. He also has been visiting faculty at Harvard University and l’Universite Paris VII. For almost a decade he taught an annual short-course at l’Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de l’Administration Economique (ENSAE) in Paris.
He is an elected fellow of the American Statistical Association (ASA), the Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS), and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an elected senior member of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and an elected member of the International Statistical Institute (ISI).
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- 2022-present: Current position: Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McGill University
- Faculty, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Boston University
- Faculty, Department of Statistics, University of Chicago.
- Visiting Faculty, Harvard University
- Visiting Faculty, l’Universite Paris VII
- President for the New England Statistical Society
Previous Editorial Duties
- Electronic Journal of Statistics
- IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering
- IEEE Transactions on Image Processing
- Journal of the American Statistical Association
- Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B
- Network Science
- SIAM Journal on Mathematics of Data Science
- Statistics Surveys