COLLEGE OF SCIENCE,
ENGINEERING AND
TECHNOLOGY
Associate Professor
SB 114 | (713) 313.1338
glennnl@tsu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Education and Training

  • Rice University Houston, Texas May 2002 – Doctor of Philosophy in Statistics, Department of Statistics. Dissertation: Robust Empirical Likelihood Advisor: Professor David W. Scott Honors: Graduated at top of class (#1) Awarded full academic fellowship: Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate
  • University of South Carolina Columbia, S. C. 1994 1995 Bachelor of Science in Statistics, Department of Statistics. Honors: Inducted into Mu Sigma Rho National Statistics Honor Society
  • University of South Carolina Columbia, S. C. 1983 1987 – Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Department of Mathematics. Honors: Awarded full academic scholarships: James F. Byrnes Scholar, Air Force ROTC Scholar Inducted into Pi Mu Epsilon National Mathematics Honor Society

POSTDOCTORAL POSITION:

Rice University Houston, Texas May 2002 August 2002 Post Doctoral position funded by the National Security Agency; worked with Professor Dennis Cox of the Department of Statistics, Rice University.

Biography

RELEVANT COMPUTER SKILLS:

UNIX, Windows, Splus, SAS, R, C++, MATLAB, X-Maple, SYSTAT, Minitab, HTML, Excel, Powerpoint, LATEX

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Spanish (advanced level written and spoken)

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

Houston American Statistical Association (current Chapter Representative) American Statistical Association (ASA) Nonparametric Statistics Section of the American Statistical Association

PROFESSIONAL AND UNIVERSITY SERVICE:
College of Science and Technology Research Committee Member 2010 present
TSU Honors College Committee Member 2009 present
TSU College of Science and Technology Research Week Committee Chair Spring 2009
Houston American Statistical Assoc. Chapter Representative 2008 present
TSU College of Science and Technology Research Committee Member 2007 present
University of South Carolina LifeLong Learning Committee Member (Appointed by Provost)2007
SC American Statistical Assoc. Chapter Representative 2004 2007
Department of Statistics Faculty Awards Committee Member 2006 2007
Department of Statistics Graduate Advisory Committee Member 2006 – 2007
Health Sciences Computing Center Planning Committee Member fall 2004
Department of Statistics Qualifier Exam Committee Member fall 2004
North Carolina State University Statfest November 2003 volunteer
Department of Statistics Undergraduate Advisory Committee Member 2002 – 2005
Department of Statistics Awards Committee Member fall 2003
Department of Statistics Distance Education Committee Member spring 2003

INVITED NONRESEARCH PRESENTATIONS:

South Kilbourne Elementary Columbia, SC February 2007 Do You Want To Be A Statistician

Lincoln High School Commencement McClellanville, SC May 2003 Keynote Speaker

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

Meadowfield Elementary Annual Field Day volunteer May 2004 – May 2006
47th Annual USC Central South Carolina Region II Science & Engineering Fair judge March 2003
GirlTECH volunteer 1999-2001

*CULTURAL MEMBERSHIPS:

Houston Museum of Fine Arts

AWARDS

Faculty Poster Presentation, 2nd Place TSU Research Week April 2008.
Award for Lifelong Commitment to the Pursuit of Scholarship and Excellence USC April 10, 2003

Research Interests

Research/Scholarly Activities

RESEARCH PAPERS:

Nonparametric spirometry reference values for Hispanic Americans Nancy L. Glenn and Vanessa M. Brown (2011) Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health 13(1):6973.

Weighted empirical likelihood estimates and their robustness properties Nancy L. Glenn and Yichuan Zhao (2007) Computational Statistics and Data Analysis 51:51305141.

Empirical likelihood estimation from incomplete data Nancy Glenn(2006) Journal of Probability and Statistical Science 4:18.

Contrasting patterns of transcript abundance in tumor tissue and cancer cell lines a^200[Cent] Austin Hughes and Nancy Glenn(2006) Applied Bioinformatics 5(4):201210.

The future of data analysis in evolutionary genomics Austin Hughes, Robert Freidman and Nancy Glenn(2006) Current Genomics 7:227234.

Funding

RESEARCH GRANTS AWARDED:

National Science Foundation $1,500 Nancy L. Glenn, PI Effects of Spatial Correlation on Empirical Likelihood June 2011.

College of Science and Technology Faculty Development Fund $300 Nancy L. Glenn, PI Statistical Physics Super Computer Conference December 2010.

Texas Southern University Faculty Development Fund $2, 000 Nancy L. Glenn, PI Effects of Spatial Correlation on Empirical Likelihood June 2010.

NASA $5, 000, 000 Dr. Olufisayo Jejelowo (PI), Nancy L. Glenn (coPI), et al., Center for Bionanotechnology and Environmental Research 20082013.

Texas Southern University Research Enhancement Program $15, 000 Nancy L. Glenn, PI Classification and Regression Trees: Future Use in Microarray and Serial Analysis of Gene Expression Data 2007 2008.

Graduate Research Assistantship Grant id=”mce_marker”2, 000 Nancy L. Glenn, PI USC Graduate School 2004 2005.

South Carolina EPSCoR $9964 Austin Hughes and Nancy L. Glenn, coPI Interdisciplinary Team for Study of Evolution of Flight in Birds March 2005 December 2005.