# Galen R. Shorack

**Galen Shorack ** received a BS (1960) and a MS (1962) in
Mathematics from
University of Oregon,
Eugene, Oregon, and a Ph.D.(1965) in
Statistics from
Stanford ,
Palo Alto, CA, in 1965.
He was an Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor
in the Department of
Mathematics(UW) at the
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, from 1965 to 1980,
where he still has an adjunct appointment.
He was a founding member of the Department of
Statistics(UW) at the
U of W
where he is now a Professor.
He was on sabbatical leave at the then Mathematisch Centrum
[now the Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica
(CWI)]
in Amsterdam during 1969-1970 (supported by a National Science Foundation
(NSF) fellowship).
His second sabbatical leave was at the Australian National University
(ANU) and
CSIRO
in Canberra, Australia during 1977-78 (also on an NSF grant).
His third sabbatical was at the University of Leiden
(ULeiden)
in The Netherlands in September-December 1989 and
the Universita' degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza"
(URoma)
during January-August 1990.
Shorack's research interests include limit theorems in
statistics, the theory of empirical processes,
trimming-Winsorizing and regular variation.
He has served as an Associate Editor of the Annals of Mathematical Statistics
(Annals of Statistics) from 1972-1975.
He was elected a Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics
(IMS) in 1974.

In his free time, Shorack enjoys camping, hiking and sports.

## Other Information:

ABOUT GALEN R. SHORACK

Contact information
Current schedule
Scientific Societies links.
STATISTICAL TOYS

Stat311 Homepage
Java Toys, Duke
Java Toys, U.C.L.A.
Java Toys, Rice
Data Sets (Stanford)
with more sources on the Stanford home page.
Data Sets (JASA)
Dr. B's Wide World of Web Data
MY FUN STUFF

Bartleby
Untermeyer
Luminarium
CMU Index
English Literature on the Web
American Verse Project
British Poetry (U. Virginia)
Poe
Kipling
SOCIETIES and ORGANIZATIONS

Institute of Mathematical Statistics,
click on `Resources' for many Societies, and much Stuff,
then on `Jump Stations'.
American Statistical Association
Bureau of Labor Statistics
U.S. Census Bureau
National Institute of Health
FedStats Over 70 Federal Agencies
World Health Organization
Harvard-MIT Data Center
(Harvard) National Center for Health Statistics
Penn St. site for other Math Depts, Mathematical Societies and More.
Stanford site for other Statistics Departments.
MathSciNet has nice stuff.
OTHER UNIVERSITIES in the USA:

UW BIOSTATISTICS
FRED HUTCHISON
ACMS PROGRAM @ UW
Applied & Comoutational Mathematical Sciences.
Berkeley Math
Berkeley Statistics
Carnegie-Mellon Statistics
Case Western Statistics
Chicago Statistics
Cornell Statistics
Florida St. Statistics,
with Actuarial and Financial programs.
Harvard Math
Harvard Statistics
Iowa St. Statistics
MIT Math, with nice AMS links.
MIT Operations Research, w Stat
MIT AI Lab StockMaster
Michigan Math
Michigan Statistics
Michigan Biostatistics
North Carolina Statistics
Oregon Math
Penn St. Math
Penn St. Statistics
Princeton Math
Purdue Statistics
Rice Math
Rice Applied Math
Stanford Math
Stanford Statistics
with much useful stuff.
UCLA Statistics
Wisconsin Statistics
OTHER COUNTRIES:

Australia:

ANU Canberra
Belgium:

Louvain Math/Stat
Brasil:

Campinas Math
IMPA
Canada:

Carleton Math
UBC Math
Germany:

Munich Math
Italy:

Padova Math
Perugia Math
Rome Math
The Netherlands:

Amsterdam Math
Delft Math
Groningen Math
Leiden Math
Nijmegen Math
Utrecht Math
Vrije Math
United Kingdom:

Oxford Statistics
Cambridge Math
Imperical College