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David Madigan

Professor of Statistics

David Madigan has worked for AT&T Inc., Soliloquy Inc., the University of Washington, Rutgers University, and SkillSoft, Inc. and has over 100 publications in such areas as Bayesian statistics, text mining, Monte Carlo methods, pharmacovigilance, and probabilistic graphical models. He is an elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association and of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics. From 2008 to 2010, he was the Executive Editor of Statistical Science. He previously served as Executive Vice President and Dean of Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Columbia University.


  • Ph.D., Trinity College Dubin
  • B.S., Trinity College Dublin