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Dr James DegnanDr James Degnan

Senior Lecturer
PhD, Statistics (University of New Mexico), 2005


Department of Mathematics and Statistics
University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND

Room 611, Erskine Building
Telephone: +64 3 364 2987 extn 3644
Fax: +64 3 364 2587
Email: j.degnan@math.canterbury.ac.nz


Research Interests

Statistical modelling applied to evolutionary biology and genetics, particularly coalescent theory, population genetics, and phylogenetics.

Current Students

  • Joe Zhu (Phd student)
  • Sam Ramsay (Summer student)

Completed Students (afterward)

  • Yuancheng Wang, MS, 2010 (PhD student, Massey University, New Zealand)
  • Joe Zhu, Summer scholarship, 2009-2010 (PhD student, University of Canterbury)
  • Joe Zhu, Honours, 2009
  • James Cho, Summer scholarship, 2010-2011
  • Fiona Morrison, Honours, 2011

Teaching and Office Hours

    2012, Semester 2, STAT213, EMTH271, OH: MW 10:00-11:00
  • 2011, Semester 2, ENCI303
  • 2011, Semester 1, STAT201/FORE222, MATH407/STAT470
  • 2010, Semester 2, STAT202/FORE224 (course coordinator)
  • 2010, Semester 1, STAT313
  • 2010, Semester 1, MATH407/STAT470
  • 2010, Semester 1, ENCI303 (ENCI303)
  • 2009, Semester 2 STAT470/MATH407: Mathematical and Statistical Population Genetics
  • 2009, Semester 1, Term 1 (ENCI303): Office Hours: MTW 2:00-3:00, Erskine 611 (6th floor)
  • 2009, Semester 1, weeks 4-6, both streams (STAT112) : Office Hours: MTW 2:00-3:00, Erskine 611 (6th floor)
  • 2008, Semester 2 (STAT112): Office Hours: W 1:30-2:30, R 2:00-3:00