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Lisa Madsen

Department of Statistics

Lisa Madsen

Department of Statistics


Research Interests

  • Dependent Discrete Data
  • Abundance and Occupancy Models
  • Spatial Statistics
  • Statistical Computing and Simulation
  • Ecological and Environmental Statistics



Ph.D. Statistics, Cornell University, 2004

M.S. Statistics, Cornell University, 2000

M.S. Mathematics, University of Oregon, 1990

B.S. Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Oregon, 1986

College strategic research areas

Data Science


  • Maurer, J.D., Huso, M., Dalthorp, D., Madsen, L., and Fuentes, C. (2020) Comparing methods to estimate the proportion of turbine-induced bird and bat mortality in the search area under a road and pad search protocol, Environmental and Ecological Statistics
  • Higham, M., Ver Hoef, J., Madsen, L., and Aderman, A. (2020) Adjusting a Finite Population Block Kriging Estimator for Imperfect Detection, Environmetrics
  • Madsen, L., Dalthorp, D., Huso, M., and Aderman, A. (2020). Estimating Population Size with Imperfect Detection Using a Parametric Bootstrap, Environmetrics
  • Brintz, B., Fuentes, C., and Madsen, L. (2018). An Asymptotic Approximation to the N-mixture Model for the Estimation of Disease Prevalence, Biometrics
  • Ossiander, M., Peszynska, M., Madsen, L. et al. (2017), “Estimation and simulation for geospatial porosity and permeability data,” Environmental and Ecological Statistics, 24(1), 109-130.