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Gary Kelley

Dr. Gary Kelley, Ph.D.

Professor of Computer Information Systems & Decision Management

Office: Classroom Center 214A
Email: gkelley@wtamu.edu
Phone: 806-651-2495

Professional Profile

Dr. Kelley joined the faculty of the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business in 1983. He received a B.S. in Mathematics from Texas Tech University  in 1972, an M.S. in Statistics from Southern Methodist University in 1975, and a Ph.D. in Statistics from Southern Methodist University in 1977.

Teaching, Research and Service

Dr. Kelley is the Director of Institutional Research and teaches Statistics in the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business.  Dr. Kelley is co-author of  “A New Approach to ARMA Modeling”, has co-authored several other publications and has made numerous professional presentations.  Dr. Kelley is a member of the American Statistical Association and the Texas Association for Institutional Research.

Research Interests

Dr. Kelley’s research interests center on applied statistics, time series analysis, and measures of learning assessment.


Personal Sketch

“Do not put your faith in what statistics say until you have carefully considered what they do not say.”  ~William W. Watt

Case in point: “Then there is the man who drowned crossing a stream with an average depth of six inches.”  ~W.I.E. Gates