- Ph. D., Statistics, 1988, University of Georgia
- M.S., Statistics, 1983, Rutgers University
- B.S., Mathematics (magna cum laude), 1980, University of Alaska, Anchorage
- Statistical Genetics
- Statistical Problems in Natural Resources
Christopher Williams is the Chair of the Mathematics and Statistics Departments a Professor in the Department of Statistics, and Affiliate Professor in the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Program at the University of Idaho. Dr. Williams has taught a variety of statistics courses, and has helped many graduate students and faculty with their research as a consultant in the Statistical Consulting Center. He has been a member of over 80 graduate committees for students from many departments across the university.
Dr. Williams' research areas are statistical genetics, biostatistics, and statistical methods applied to issues in natural resources. One topic of particular interest is the analysis of human twin data. Another area of interest is the estimation of disease prevalence from various types of data, such as in groups of fish that are collected and have their tissue pooled to test for disease status.
- Disease prevalence estimation
- Analysis of human twin data
- Dr. Williams offers the following courses via Engineering Outreach: Statistics 431 (Statistical Analysis), Statistics 422 (Sample Survey Methods), and Statistics 550 (Regression)
- Presentations about Statistics at Moscow High School