Dec 16, 2015

New editors for IMS journals

We are pleased to introduce the new editors for four of the IMS journals—Annals of Applied Statistics, Annals of Applied Probability, Annals of Statistics and Electronic Journal of Statistics— whose terms start January 1, 2016.

The Annals of Applied Statistics (AOAS) has a new Editor-in-Chief, Tilmann Gneiting, who has been serving as Senior Editor for AOAS. Tilmann’s webpage is at Tilmann takes over from Stephen E. Fienberg. The other editors are Edoardo Airoldi (computational biology and machine learning), Beth Ann Griffin (social sciences, biostatistics and policy), Karen Kafadar (biology, medicine, and genomics), Brendan Murphy (social sciences and government) and Nicoleta Serban (physical science, engineering, and the environment). See

The new editor of the Annals of Applied Probability (AAP) is Bálint Tóth ( and Bálint takes over from Timo Seppäläinen.

Ed George ( and Tailen Hsing ( take over as co-editors of the Annals of Statistics (AOS) from Peter Hall and Runze Li.

Finally, the co-sponsored Electronic Journal of Statistics (EJS) has a new editor, Domenico Marinucci, who succeeds George Michailidis. Domenico’s webpage is at

The IMS depends on the many hours of dedicated service from its editors, associate editors and referees to maintain the high standard of our journals. We are grateful to all those of you who give up your time in this way. Thank you!


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