Dr. Peter Congdon

Dr. Peter Congdon Dr. Peter Congdonis a Research Professor in Quantitative Geography and Health Statistics at Queen Mary University of London. He is the author of several books and numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals. His research interests include spatial data analysis, Bayesian statistics, latent variable models, and epidemiology.


BSc Statistics, London School of Economics

MSc Social Statistics, London School of Economics

PhD Stochastic Models of Occupational and Social Mobility

London School of Economics

Areas of Expertise:

Spatial Data Analysis

Bayesian Statistics

Statistical Modeling

Latent Variable Models

Spatial Epidemiology

Population Health


Applied Bayesian Hierarchical Methods (CRC Press/Chapman & Hall, 2010)

Bayesian Statistical Modeling (Wiley, 2006)

Bayesian Models for Categorical Data (Wiley, 2005)

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Dr. Peter Congdon

Bayesian Statistics in R
Introduction to Bayesian Computing and Techniques
Introduction to Bayesian Hierarchical and Multi-level Models
Introduction to MCMC and Bayesian Regression via rstan

Instructor at Statistics.com since August 2008


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