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Darcie Delzell, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics

On Faculty since 2009
630.752.5872
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My interest in statistical analysis stems from my longtime enjoyment of and interest in mathematics, computation, and biology. Data science and statistical analysis allows me to model phenomena in many fields using traditional and rapidly emerging statistical theory and computational tools. I enjoy collaborating with scientists and investigators across many disciplines; we are able to plan experiments and analyze data in a way that helps to answer important research questions and inform decision-making.

Southern Methodist University
Ph.D., Statistics, 2008
M.S., Statistics, 2006

University of Illinois at Chicago
M.S., Mathematics, 2004

Wheaton College B.S.
Mathematics/Computer Science, 1998

  • Math 231 - Calculus I
  • Math 232 - Calculus II
  • Math 263 - Introduction to Statistics
  • Math 363 - Probability and Statistics I
  • Math 463 - Probability and Statistics II
  • Math 493 - Mentored Research
  • Statistical Modeling
  • Data Science
  • Structural Equation Models
  • Experimental Design

Understanding HIV transmission and illness stigma: a relationship revisited in rural Rwanda, AIDS Education and Prevention
Kang E, Delzell DAP, Mbonyingabo C, 2017

An Investigation of a Quadratic Design Criterion for Estimation of the Hemodynamic Response Function, Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation
Delzell DAP, 2017

Exposure to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda and survivor attitudes towards genocidaires: a 20 year postscript, Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology
Kang E, Delzell DAP, Mbonyingabo C, Ngendahayo S, 2015

The structure and seasonality of Baylisascaris procyonis populations in raccoons, Journal of Wildlife Diseases
Page KL, Delzell DAP, Gehrt SD, Harrell ED, Hiben M, Walter E, Anchor C, Kazacos KR, 2015

Poverty indicators and mental health functioning among adults living with HIV in Delhi, India, AIDS Care-Psychology
Kang E, Delzell DAP, McNamara PE, Cuffey J, Chenil A, Matthew S, 2015

An Investigation of a Quadratic Design Criterion for Estimation of the Hemodynamic Response Function, Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation
Delzell DAP, 2015

Factors Associated with High Rates of Antiretroviral Medication Adherence Among Youth Living with Perinatal HIV in Thailand, International Journal of STD & AIDS
Kang E, Delzell DAP, Chhabra M, Oberdorfer P, 2015

Influences of stigma and HIV transmission knowledge on member support for faith-placed HIV initiatives in Chinese immigrant Buddhist and Protestant religious institutions in New York City, Aids Education and Prevention
Kang E, Delzell DAP, Chin JJ, Behar E, Li MY, 2013

Karl Pearson and eugenics: personal opinions and scientific rigor, Journal of Science and Engineering Ethics
Delzell DAP, Poliak CD, 2013

Key properties of D-optimal designs for event-related fMRI experiments with application to nonlinear models, Statistics in Medicine
Delzell DAP, Gunst RF, Schucany WR, Carmack PS, Lin Q, Spence JS, Haley RW, 2012

African conflict and climate data for an undergraduate research project, Journal of Statistics Education
Delzell DAP, 2012