Marian Frazier


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-242 (Applied Statistical Methods)

Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
MCS-140Elementary Statistics72015/SP, 2014/FA, 2014/SP, and 2013/FA
MCS-242Applied Statistical Methods22014/FA and 2013/FA
MCS-241Applied Stats-Modern12015/SP
MCS-244ST:Nonparametric Stats12014/SP
MCS-358Math Model Building12014/JN