An Interview with Professor Rosemary Bailey

Rosemary A. Bailey is a giant in the applied statistics field and design of experiments. She earned her undergraduate and DPhil degrees at the University of Oxford. Her 1974 DPhil dissertation was on finite permutation groups and supervised by Graham Higman (1917–2008), one of the three most significant British group theorists of the 20th century. Bailey is professor emerita of statistics at Queen Mary University of London and professor of mathematics and statistics at the University of St. Andrews.

This interview was conducted November 10, 2023, by Penny Reynolds, co-editor of the CHANCE History Chronicles column, and CHANCE editors Wendy Martinez and Donna LaLonde. The interview has been edited for length and clarity.

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