Wayne State University

Shlomo S. Sawilowsky

Distinguished Faculty Fellow and Professor
371 Education

Office Hours: One hour prior to class.

(313) 577-5244
(313) 577-5235

Education

Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with program specialization in Measurement, Research, and Evaluation
College of Education, University of South Florida.

Certifications

  • PStat (Accredited Professional Statistician, American Statistical Association)
  • CStat (Chartered Statistician, Royal Statistical Society, UK)
  • Chartered Scientist (Science Council, UK)

Academic Interests

1. Rank based nonparametric tests
2. Monte Carlo methods with Fortran
3. History of statistics
4. Classical Measurement Theory
5. Research and experimental design
6. Quantitative and Qualitative program evaluation

 

Awards & Honors

2014
Nominated: Nobel Peace Prize with Miodrag Lovric (Serbia) & Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao, FRS (India) by Happy Kufigwa Siphambe, Dean, Social Sci., Univ. of Botswana, Africa; & Anisio Brasileiro de Freitas Dourado, Rector, Univ. Federal de Pernambuco,Brazil
2013
Nominated: Nobel Peace Prize with Miodrag Lovric (Serbia) & Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao, FRS (India) by Chennamaneni Hanumantha Rao, Chancellor, Aloka Parasher-Sen, Dean, Social Sci., & Amitabha Dasgupta, Dean, Sch. of Humanities, Hyderabad Univ., India
2004
American Educational Research Association Publications: Outstanding Professional Service Award
2000
2000-2002 Wayne State University: Distinguished Faculty Fellow
1999
Wayne State University: Faculty Mentor Award
1998
Wayne State University: Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award
1997
Wayne State University College of Education: Award For Excellence In Teaching
1995
Wayne State University President's Award: For Excellence In Teaching
1995
Wayne State University: Career Development Award
1987
Eleventh Annual Distinguished Papers, State and Regional Associations, American Educational Research Association: The Rank Transform
1986
Distinguished Paper Award, Florida Educational Research Association: Properties of the Rank Transformation Statistic in Factorial ANOVA
1981
Elected member of Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society