June 21, 2017

Amanda L. Golbeck, MA, MA, PhD

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Professor


2006 – Certificate (Negotiation), Harvard University
2001 – Certificate (Leadership), American Association of State Colleges & Universities
1997 – Certificate (Educational Management), Harvard University
1983 – Ph.D. (Biostatistics), University of California – Berkeley
1979 – MA (Statistics), University of California – Berkeley
1977 – MA (Anthropology), University of California – Berkeley
1974 – BA (Anthropology), Grinnell College

Research Interests

Applied Health Informatics, Community Intervention Trials, Women in STEMM, Statistical Narrative

Courses Taught

COPH 5148 Health Numeracy

Current Research Projects

  • Editorial Board: Royal Statistical Society and American Statistical Association. Significance Magazine. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. / Blackwell Publishing Ltd; Croatian Review of Economic, Business and Social Statistics, Croatian Statistical Association and De Gruter Open.
  • Book: Golbeck AL, Equivalence: Elizabeth L. Scott at Berkeley. Chapman and Hall / CRC Press, expected 2017.
  • Collaborative Research: Co-Investigator, Biostatistician and Lead Evaluator, Health of Women and Girls in Yellowstone County, USDHHS Office of Women’s Health

Current Grants

  • Co-Director, Investigator Development Core, Arkansas Center for Health Disparities (ARCHD): An NIMHD Center of Excellence (COE), National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities ($7,046,544), 2017-2022
  • Start-Up Grant, Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2016-Present.

Recent Books

  • Golbeck ALEquivalence: Elizabeth L. Scott at Berkeley. Chapman and Hall / CRC Press, 608 pages, 2017. ISBN-13: 978-1482249446.
  • Golbeck AL, Olkin I and Gel YR, Eds. Leadership and Women in Statistics. Chapman and Hall / CRC Press, 468 pages, 2016. ISBN-13: 978-1482236446.

Selected Recent Publications

  • Keippel A, Henderson M, Golbeck AL, Gallup T, Duin D and Ciemins E. (invited paper) Healthy By Design: Utilizing a gender analysis to influence complete streets policy. Women’s Health Issues, to appear.
  • Golbeck AL, Ash A, Gray M, Gumpertz M, Jewell NP, Kettenring J, Singer J.D., and Gel YR. (invited paper). A conversation about implicit bias. Statistical Journal of the International Association of Official Statisticians, in press.
  • Golbeck AL. Statistical methods in academic salary equity studies: The early 1970s. Proceedings of the 1st International Statistics Conference in Croatia, June, 2016.
  • Golbeck AL. (invited paper) Are women underrepresented in the American statistics profession? Significance Magazine, April 2916, pp. 8-9.
  • Duin D, Golbeck AL, Keippel AE, Ciemins E, Hanson H, Neary T, Fink H. Using gender-based analyses to understand physical inactivity among women in Yellowstone County, Montana. Journal of Evaluation and Program Planning 51:45-52, 2015.

For more Information, visit the Biostatistics faculty web profile for Amanda Golbeck.