Alan Gelfand

Alan Gelfand

James B. Duke Professor of Statistics and Decision Sciences

Primary Appointment



Wang, F, Wang, J, Gelfand, A, and Li, F. "Accommodating the ecological fallacy in disease mapping in the absence of individual exposures." Statistics in medicine (September 19, 2017).
Shirota, S, and Gelfand, AE. "Approximate Bayesian Computation and Model Assessment for Repulsive Spatial Point Processes." Journal of Computational and Graphical Statistics 26, no. 3 (July 3, 2017): 646-657.
Shirota, S, and Gelfand, AE. "Space and circular time log Gaussian Cox processes with application to crime event data." The Annals of Applied Statistics 11, no. 2 (June 2017): 481-503.
Gelfand, AE, and Banerjee, S. "Bayesian Modeling and Analysis of Geostatistical Data." Annual Review of Statistics and Its Application 4, no. 1 (March 7, 2017): 245-266.
Schliep, EM, Gelfand, AE, Clark, JS, and Tomasek, BJ. "Biomass prediction using a density-dependent diameter distribution model." The Annals of Applied Statistics 11, no. 1 (March 2017): 340-361.


STA 944: Spatial Statistics (STA 944: Spatial Statistics)
STA 493: Research Independent Study (STA 493: Research Independent Study)
MATH 342D: Statistics (MATH 342D: Statistics)
STA 250D: Statistics (STA 250D: Statistics)

Contact Information

223A Old Chem Bldg
Durham, NC 27708
Box 90251
Durham, NC 27708-0251


Ph.D., Stanford University (1969)
M.S., Stanford University (1967)
B.S., City College of New York (1965)