Who's Who


Academic Degrees

YearDegreeMajorInstitutionTownCountry
1992PhDStatisticsUniversity of NottinghamNottinghamUK
1985BScMathematicsUniversity of NottinghamNottinghamUK


Current Research Projects

  • Development of statistical methods for assessing uncertainty in synthetic analyses


Selected Publications

Ross, M.E. and Wakefield, J.C. Bayesian inference for two-phase studies with categorical covariates. (2013) Biometrics 69:469-477

Wakefield, J. and Kim, A. A Bayesian model for cluster detection. (2013) Biostatistics 14:752-765

Skelly, D.A., Johansson, M., Madeoy, J., Wakefield, J. and Akey, J.M. A powerful and flexible statistical framework for testing hypotheses of allele-specific gene expression from RNA-Seq data. (2011) Genome Research 21:1728-1737

Johansson, M.,...,Wakefield, J. and Mckay, J.D. Using prior information from the medical literature in GWAS of oral cancer identifies novel susceptibility variant on chromosome 4 - the AdAPT method. (2011) PLoS One 7:e36888

Fong, Y., Rue, H. and Wakefield, J. Bayesian inference for generalized linear mixed models. (2010) Biostatistics 11:397-412

Scientific Societies Membership

American Statistical Association
Royal Statistical Society, 2000