Marian Frazier


Assistant Professor in Math, Comp Sci, and Statistics

Dr. Marian Frazier is Assistant Professor of Statistics at Gustavus Adolphus College.  She arrived at Gustavus in 2013, after finishing her Ph.D. in Statistics at The Ohio State University.  Before completing her degree, she was a visiting instructor at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio from 2007 through 2009.  Dr. Frazier's research focuses on developing efficient sampling schemes for designing computer experiments; she is currently applying a new design scheme to a problem in computational economics.  She is also involved in the Statistics Education and AP Stats communities.  Dr. Frazier is an Ohio native and comes to Gustavus with her husband, Assistant Track & Field Coach Craig First.  They welcomed their first child, daughter Bianca, in May 2015.


B.A., Kenyon College; M.S. and Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Courses Taught


MCS-142 (Introduction to Statistics) and MCS-241 (Applied Stats-Modern)

Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
MCS-140Elementary Statistics72015/SP, 2014/FA, 2014/SP, and 2013/FA
MCS-242Applied Statistical Methods32015/FA, 2014/FA, and 2013/FA
MCS-358Math Model Building22016/JN and 2014/JN
MCS-241Applied Stats-Modern12015/SP
MCS-244ST:Nonparametric Stats12014/SP