Joseph M. Hilbe, J.D., Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor of Statistics
T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics

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Current Research Interest

  • Astrostatistics: as President of the International Astrostatistics Association.
  • Coordinating editor, Cambridge University Press Series on Predictive Analytics
  • As editor-in-chief of the Springer Series in Astrostatistics, review book and monograph proposals for Series.

Statistics Books Authored

  • Hilbe, J.M (2013), Modeling Count Data, Cambridge University Press
  • Shultz, J and J.M Hilbe, Quasi-least squares regression, Chapman & Hall/CRC
  • Hilbe, JM & RP Robinson (2012), Methods of Statistical Model Estimation, Chapman & Hall/CRC
  • Hilbe, Joseph M (2012), Astrostatistical Challenges for the New Astronomy, Springer
  • Hardin, JW & JM Hilbe (2012), Generalized Estimating Equations, 2nd edition, Chapman & Hall/CRC
  • Hardin, JW &JM Hilbe (2012), Generalized Linear Models & Extensions, 3rd edition, Stata Press
  • Hilbe, Joseph M (2011), Negative Binomial Regression, 2nd edition, Cambridge University Press
  • Muenchen, R.A. and J.M Hilbe (2010), R for Stata Users, Springer
  • Hilbe, Joseph M (2009), Logistic Regression Models, Chapman & Hall/CRC 
  • Hilbe, Joseph M (2007), Negative Binomial Regression, Cambridge University Press  
  • Hardin, JW & JM Hilbe (2003), Generalized Estimating Equations, Chapman & Hall/CRC 
  • Hardin, JW & JM Hilbe (2001,07), Generalized Linear Models & Extensions, 2nd edition, Stata Press

Recent Academic Honors

  • President, International Astrostatistics Association (2012-2015)
  • Chair, ISI Astrostatistics Committee
  • Chair, ISI Sports Statistics Committee
  • Chair-elect, ASA Section on Sports Statistics
  • Elected (Fellow) member, International Statistical Institute (ISI -world association of statisticians)
  • Elected Fellow, American Statistical Association (ASA)
  • Editor-in-Chief, Springer Series in Astrostatistics
  • Fellow (Elected), American Statistical Association
  • Fellow (Elected), Royal Statistical Society (RSS)
  • Elected Member (Fellow), International Statistical Institute (ISI) [Headquarters: The Netherlands]
    - Chair, ISI Sports Statistics committee
    - Chair, ISI Astrostatistics committee
  • Member, Institute of Mathematical Statistics
  • Three articles selected for inclusion in both the International Encyclopedia of Statistical Science (Springer, 2010) and StatProb, the online encyclopedia sponsored by the leading statistical societies worldwide: Logistic Regression, Modeling Count Data, and Generalized Linear Models. (
  • Distinguished Alumnus award, California State University, Chico (2009)
    [Note, inducted into the Chico State Athletic Hall of Fame in 2007, the only graduate of the University to be awarded both. Also: Inducee, Woodside Priory High School Athletic Hall of Fame (2011) and Paradise High School Athletic Hall of Fame (2010)]

Journal Editorships - Statistics


  • Editor, Software Reviews (1997-2009), and Associate Editor (since 1997), The American Statistician.
  • Editor, Computing and Software, Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology 
  • Associate Editor, Advances and applications in Statistical Sciences (since 2008)
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods (since 2000)
  • Associate Editor, Case Studies in Business, Industrial & Government Statistics (since 2006)
  • Associate Editor, The International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences (since 2008)


  • Editor, Stata Technical Bulletin (1991-1993); Founding Editor - now called Stata Journal; Associate Editor (1993-1996).
  • Associate editor, Journal of Statistical Software (2006-2010)
  • Journal Articles Authored (since 1990)
  • Journal of the American Statistical Association 
  • The American Statistician
  • Stata Journal 
  • Stata Technical Bulletin 
  • Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods 
  • Journal of Statistical Software 
  • Statistics in Medicine 
  • Biometrika
  • Statistical Science
  • Significance (Royal Statistical Society)
  • American Heart Journal 
  • Clinical Outcomes 
  • Brachytherapy 
  • American Journal of Cardiology 
  • Annals of Internal Medicine 
  • Circulation 
  • Journal of Clinical Oncology 
  • Communications in Statistics 
  • Canadian Journal of Cardiology 
  • Water Resources Research 
  • Tourism Economics 
  • PC Magazine: statistical software review 
  • Bepress 
  • Health Services and Outcomes Research Methodology 
  • International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biol. Phys. 
  • American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Software components and procedures published on SSC Archive, Research Papers in Economics (RePEc)