Welcome to my site!  My name is Chris Franck, and I am an assistant professor in the Department of Statistics at Virginia Tech.  I received my Ph.D. in Statistics from North Carolina State University in 2010 under the direction of Jason Osborne. My research focuses in two areas: Bayesian model selection and averaging and spatial statistics.  Much of my work has a specific emphasis in health applications and behavioral economics.

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Biography

From 2010-2016, I was the assistant director of LISA, the Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Statistical Analysis (Previously at Virginia Tech, now at University of Colorado Boulder). In this role I worked on a large variety of research projects spanning medical, psychological, bioinformatic, biomechanical, and other areas.   In 2016, I converted to an assistant professor in the Department of Statistics at Virginia Tech.