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Leslie Hendrix

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Department: Management Science
Darla Moore School of Business
E-mail: leslie.hendrix@moore.sc.edu
Phone: 803-777-2712
Office: Darla Moore School of Business, Room 405A
Resources: Curriculum Vitae [pdf]
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Background

Leslie Hendrix is a clinical assistant professor in the Darla Moore School of Business, Department of Management Science, at the University of South Carolina. She received her Ph.D. in statistics and a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of South Carolina. 

Prior to joining the Moore School, she was an instructor in the Department of Statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Carolina. She served as the coordinator for a large service course, Introduction to Statistical Reasoning, and also taught several courses per semester at the undergraduate and graduate levels. She became a leader and innovator for creating best practices in teaching large lecture, including classroom atmosphere, attendance, and academic integrity.  Hendrix developed and taught a very popular, fully online course and taught other courses for specific disciplines, including pre-med and business students. She enjoyed working on statistical projects in all disciplines with students, colleagues, and community organizations and businesses. 

Research

Hendrix's research interests include Psychometrics - Item Response Theory, Posterior Predictive Model Checking, Multidimensional Testing Data Analysis, Markov Chain Monte Carlo; Statistical Education; Distributed Learning/Distance Education; Large Lecture Pedagogy.

Education

  • Ph.D. in Statistics, University of South Carolina, 2011
  • B.S. in Mathematics, University of South Carolina, 2005