Craig A. Rolling , Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biostatistics

Courses Taught

BST 5000 (Principles of Biostatistics)


Ph.D., Statistics, The University of Minnesota
B.A., Statistics, The University of Chicago

Research Interests

Dr. Rolling’s primary research objective is to develop methods of model selection and combination to solve problems commonly faced by data analysts. His focus areas include causal inference, forecasting, high-dimensional statistics, model evaluation, and statistical applications in business and medicine.

Publications and Media Placements

Rolling, C. and Y. Yang (2014). Model selection for estimating treatment effects. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series B. Volume 76, Issue 4, pages 749-769.

Professional Organizations and Associations

  • American Statistical Association (ASA)
  • Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

Community Work

Dr. Rolling has worked with HOME Line, a nonprofit Minnesota tenant advocacy organization, to quantify the benefits received by HOME Line clients.

“I believe in the power of statistics and data analysis to make a positive impact in people's lives.”