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Allison Jones-Farmer

Van Andel Professor of Business Analytics & Director of the Center for Analytics and Data Science

Information Systems & Analytics

Profile Biography Courses

Academic Background

  • Ph.D. University of Alabama, Applied Statistics, 1997
  • M.S. University of Alabama, Applied Statistics, 1996
  • B.S. Birmingham-Southern College, Mathematics, 1990

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Van Andel Professor, Miami University (2014–present)
  • C&E Smith Professor, Auburn University (2011–2014)
  • Associate Professor, Auburn University (2005–2013)
  • Assistant Professor, Auburn University (2002–2005)
  • Assistant Professor, University of Miami (1997–2002)

Selected Publications

  • Smith, H.W.*, Megahed, F., Jones-Farmer, L.A., and Clark, M. Using Visual Data Mining to Enhance the Simple Tools in Statistical Process Control. Forthcoming in Quality and Reliability Engineering International.
  • Hazen, B. T., Boone, C. A., Ezell, J. D. *, & Jones-Farmer, L. A. Data Quality for Data Science, Predictive Analytics, and Big Data in Supply Chain Management: An Introduction to the Problem and Suggestions for Research and Applications. Forthcoming in International Journal of Production Economics.
  • Jones-Farmer, L.A., Woodall, W.H., Steiner, S., and Champ, C.W., A Review and Perspective on Phase I of Statistical Process Control. Forthcoming in Journal of Quality Technology.
  • Bell, R.C.*, Jones-Farmer, L.A., and Billor, N. A Distribution-Free Multivariate Phase I Location Control Chart for Subgrouped Data from Elliptical Distributions. Forthcoming in Technometrics.
  • Jones-Farmer, L.A., Ezell, J.D.*, and Hazen, B.T.*(2014). Applying Control Chart Methods to Enhance Data Quality. Technometrics ,56(1), 29–41. (Invited presentation at the INFORMS Technometrics session, 2013, Minneapolis).
  • Perdomo, B.L. *, Jones-Farmer, L. A., Edwards, B.D., and Svyantek, D. (2014). The Robustness of ME/I Evaluations to Among-Group Dependence. Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 21, 40–53.
  • Hazen, B.T.*, Sankar, C., Wu, Y.*, and Jones-Farmer, L.A. (2012). A Proposed Framework for Educational Innovation Dissemination. Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 40(3), 301–321.
  • Jones-Farmer, L.A. and Champ, C.W. (2010). A Distribution-Free Phase I Control Chart for Subgroup Scale. Journal of Quality Technology, 42(4), 373–387.
  • Jones-Farmer, L.A. (2010). The Effect of Among Group Dependence on the Invariance Likelihood Ratio Test. Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 17(3), 464–480.
  • Jones-Farmer, L.A., Jordan, V., and Champ, C.W. (2009). Distribution-free Phase I Control Charts for Subgroup Location. Journal of Quality Technology, 41(3), 304–317.

Honors & Awards

  • Auburn University, Departmental Outstanding Teaching Award (2012)
  • Auburn University, MBA Core Teacher of the Year (2008)
  • Auburn University, Edward L. Lowder Endowed Teaching Award (2005)
  • University of Miami, Excellence in Teaching Award (1999)

Professional Interests

  • Research: Statistical Monitoring, Statistical Modeling
  • Teaching: Business Analytics, Predictive Modeling, Data Mining

Areas of Expertise

  • Statistics
  • Predictive Modeling
  • Statistical Process Control
  • Business Analytics