David Hunter

Professor and head, Penn State Department of Statistics

I received my Ph.D. in 1999 from the Department of Statistics at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.


This fall, I'm teaching STAT 250, Introduction to Biostatistics. In past semesters, I've taught:


The papers below are classified into several approximate (non-mutually-exclusive) categories. In some cases, related computer code is available online. Some of the articles can't be posted on this website due to copyright issues.

Papers about networks

Papers about mixture models

Papers about or involving MM algorithms

Other papers and links


During the 2007-8 academic year, I was on sabbatical at the University of Orléans, France, partially supported by le Studium, an agency of the CNRS (basically the French version of NSF) that supports researchers visiting the Centre region of France from abroad. We kept a blog of the year.