Dr. Daniel T. Kaplan

Dr. Daniel T. Kaplan Dr. Daniel T. Kaplanis the DeWitt Wallace professor in the Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science Department at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota where he teaches statistics, applied mathematics, and computational science. He won the annual Excellence in Teaching award at Macalester in 2006 and has received curriculum development grants for this approach to statistical modeling from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Keck Foundation, and the U.S. National Science Foundation.


MS Engineering Economic Systems, Stanford University

MS Biomedical Physics, Harvard University

PhD Biomedical Physics, Harvard University

Areas of Expertise:


Statistical Modeling

Applied Mathematics


Author, Statistical Modeling: A Fresh Approach (CreateSpace, 2009)

Co-author, Understanding Nonlinear Dynamics (Springer-Verlag, 1995)

Author, Introduction to Scientific Computation and Programming (Brooks-Cole, 2003)

Author, Resampling Statistics in MATLAB (Resampling Stats, Inc., 1999)


Macalester College annual “Excellence in Teaching” award, April 2008.

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Dr. Daniel T. Kaplan

Introduction to Statistical Modeling

Instructor at Statistics.com since December 2009

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