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Valerie L. Nazzaro

Associate Professor of the Practice in Quantitative Analysis

Allbritton Center, 203


BA University of Connecticut
MA University of Connecticut
MS University of Connecticut
PHD University of Connecticut

Valerie L. Nazzaro

Valerie Nazzaro is a statistician in the Quantitative Analysis Center where she teaches courses in applied data analysis and provides statistical consulting to students and faculty. Valerie specializes in missing data techniques, multiple imputation, and educational research.

Valerie Nazzaro began her career as a high school math teacher prior to earning her PhD in statistics from the University of Connecticut. Since then, she has been involved in many interdisciplinary projects with researchers from a vast array of fields, including agriculture, pharmacy, nutrition, and public health. Her post doctoral position with the Center for Health Intervention and Prevention aimed to improve techniques for analyzing data pertaining to at-risk populations of AIDS/HIV in South Africa, where missing data is particularly prevalent. She is very excited to continue to provide statistical support to these important studies and to collaborate with researchers from other fields as well.

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Summer 2022
QAC 251Z - 01
Data Visualization I

Fall 2022
QAC 201 - 02
Applied Data Analysis

QAC 301 - 01
Statistics Education Practicum

QAC 301 - 02
Statistics Education Practicum

QAC 301 - 03
Statistics Education Practicum

QAC 301 - 04
Statistics Education Practicum

QAC 307 - 01
Exper. Design & Causal Infer.