Structure & Leadership

Xiaojing Wang


Dr. Xiaojing Wang is an Associate Professor in the Department of Statistics at the University of Connecticut. She received her Ph.D. degree in Statistics along with a concurrent M.A. degree in Economics from Duke University in 2012. Before that, she finished her M.S. degree in Mathematics and Statistics from Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2008.

Dr. Wang’s research centers on methodological aspects of Bayesian statistics and their applications to large-scale complex data. Her primary focus is in the areas of latent variable models, nonparametric and semiparametric methods, and subgroup analysis. Most of her research is carried out through a broad range of interdisciplinary collaborations including the fields of accounting, ecology, education, engineering, and medicine with researchers from both academia and industry.

She is the receipt of National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award in 2019. Currently, she is the Associate Editor of Sankhya A and International Society of Bayesian Analysis Bulletin. As for her teaching, she has been awarded Excellence in Teaching Recognition by the Provost Office in the University of Connecticut several times. She is also an elected member of international statistical institute (ISI) since 2017.

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