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Shirley Fan
Mathematics and Statistics
Statistical Consultant

Research Areas: Statistics

Office: 334 Parker Hall, Forestry and Wildlife Sciences Building 3415

Parker Hall 334
Auburn, AL 36849-5310

Phone: (334) 844-6600, (334) 844-8057


M.S., University of Missouri-Columbia
B.S., Shandong Agricultural University, China

Professional Employment

Statistical Consultant, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University
2014 - present
Data Analyst, Mississippi State University
2009 - 2014
Data Analyst, University of Missouri-Columbia
2007 - 2011
Senior Lab Technician, University of Missouri-Columbia
2003 - 2004
Teaching Assistant, University of Missouri-Columbia
2006 - 2007

Research and Teaching Interests

Statistical Consulting, Climate change and regional oak decline and mortality models, Statistical applications in Epidemiology, Clinical trial, Survival and time-series analysis in natural resources, Spatial interpolation and regression methods with forest health data.

Selected Publications

  1. Spatio-Temporal Trends of Oak Decline and Mortality under Periodic Regional Drought in the Ozark Highlands of Arkansas and Missouri. Forests. 3:614-631 (2012)
  2. Developing a stand hazard index of oak decline for upland oak forests in the Ozark Highlands, Missouri. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry 28 (1): 19-26 (2011)   
  3. Mapping pre-European settlement vegetation at fine resolutions using a hierarchical Bayesian model and GIS. Plant Ecology 191:85-94 (2007)

Last updated: 04/05/2019