Contact Us

Our department offices are located in South Hall 5607.

Dept of Statistics & Applied Probability
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3110
Phone: 805-893-2129
Fax: 805-893-2334
Main Office Hours: [Currently Closed due to the Covid-19 Pandemic]
Monday – Friday:  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (closed from Noon – 1:00 p.m.)

Department Chair

Dr. Michael Ludkovski, 805-893-5634

Vice Chair

Dr. Tomoyuki Ichiba

Administrative Services

Suzanne Dougherty: Business Officer, 805-893-2129

Ruben Escamilla: Financial/Travel Coordinator, 805-893-2129

Graduate Program

Graduate Admissions:

Dr. Raya Feldman (Chair), 805-893-2826

Faculty Graduate Advisor:

Dr. Jean-Pierre Fouque, 805-893-5637

Staff Graduate Advisor

 TBD, 805-893-2129

Undergraduate Program

Director of Undergraduate Studies:

Wendy Meiring, 805-893-8328

Faculty Undergraduate Advisors:

Dr. Nils-Christian Detering (Actuarial Science, Financial Mathematics & Statistics)

Dr. Yuedong Wang (Statistics & Data Science)

Staff Undergraduate Advisor:

Christine Epley, 805-893-2129


Faculty Seminar Organizers:

Dr. Mengyang Gu

Dr. Alexander Shkolnik

Statistical Laboratory (Datalab) 805-893-2129


Dr. Alexander Franks


Center for Financial Mathematics and Actuarial Research (CFMAR)


Dr. Jean-Pierre Fouque, 805-893-5637

Dr. Michael Ludkovski, 805-893-5634