Professor of Statistics, Institute for Responsible Gaming, Lottery, and Sport, Miami University
Jason W. Osborne is a thought leader and professor in higher education. His background in educational psychology, statistics and quantitative methods, along with experience gained from high-level positions within academic domains gives a unique perspective on the real-world data factors and business analytics.
Osborne's time in teaching created a positive impact as his boldly creative proposals supplemented well deserved success in the student community. He was a faculty member of many prestigious institutions like Miami University, Clemson University, University of Louisville, Old Dominion University and North Carolina State University.
In 2015, he was appointed Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School at Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina. As well as Associate Provost, Jason was a Professor of applied statistics at the School of Mathematical Sciences.
In 2019, he took on the role of Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at Miami University. Jason Osborne, Miami University Provost implemented a transformative strategic plan to lead Miami and reposition the institution as one prepared for a smooth transition into the new era, tackling personal and professional challenges with a modern, compelling curriculum, a welcoming environment, and enhanced support for students, faculty positions and department chairs.
In the past three years, he was named by Stanford University as one of the top 2% researchers in the world, underlining his commitment to world-class research methods across particular domains, ultimately influencing a generation of learners. Currently, Jason teaches and publishes on data analysis "best practices" in quantitative and applied research methods. He has served as evaluator or consultant on research projects and in public education (K-12), instructional technology, health care, medicine and business. He served as founding editor of Frontiers in Quantitative Psychology and Measurement and has been on the editorial boards of several other journals (such as Practical Assessment, Research, and Evaluation).
Nov 19, 2023 06:12 am UTC| Life
Three out of four college students have gambled in the past year, whether legally or illegally, according to the National Council on Problem Gambling. An estimated 2% to 3% of U.S. adults have a gambling problem. The...