Macalester College

Vittorio Addona

Associate Professor

Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science

Contact

Phone:  651-696-6506

E-mail:  addona@macalester.edu

Office:  Olin Rice 229

  Office Hours Spring 2014:
 
Monday:       1-2pm
  Tuesday:      1:30-3pm
  Wednesday:  1-2pm
  Thursday:     ------
  Friday:          1-3pm

Vittorio Addona

 
  Teaching


  Fall 2013
 
 Math 125-01: Epidemiology
   Math 354-01: Probability

  Spring 2014
 
 Math 125-01: Epidemiology
   Math 455-01: Mathematical Statistics
   Intd  411-01: Senior Seminar in Community
                        and Global Health

   For information on my classes, please send me    an e-mail message, visit me, or visit their
   Moodle sites if you are enrolled in the course.


 
 Research
 
 
I completed my PhD in Statistics at McGill University in 2006.

  My research interests are in survival analysis and other medical
  applications of statistics. My thesis (pdf) is entitled, "Stationarity
  in a prevalent cohort study with follow-up". Here is a recent paper
  which I co-authored on testing the assumptions for the analysis
  of survival data arising from a prevalent cohort study.

  I have also been interested in statistical methods for post-election
  audits. Here is a paper (pdf) I co-authored on the subject,
  published in The American Statistician.

  I am also interested in sports
 statistics. I have worked with
  undergraduate students on adjusted plus-minus ratings in the
  NBA, and on the relative age phenomenon, and the effects of
  steroid useage in Major League Baseball.

  For a complete list of my publications, please see my CV.


  Personal

  I was raised in Montreal, Quebec, Canada and am the son of Italian immigrants. I am thus fluent in both French and
  Italian. My wife Isadora is from Golden, Colorado, and she completed her PhD in School Psychology at the University
  of Minnesota. In May 2013, we welcomed a new addition to our family, our first child, Fabian Addona. We love curling
  up on the couch together (along with our cat, Grigia) and making each other laugh.

  As a proud Canadian, I am a huge hockey fan (Isadora loves the Colorado Avalanche and my favorite team is the
  Montreal Canadiens, of course). I also love football (NY Jets) and baseball (I still miss the Montreal Expos ...).
 

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