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Photo of Jerrold H. ZarJerrold H. Zar

professor emeritus; retired vice provost for research and graduate studies and dean of the Graduate School

Representative Publications

Zar, Jerrold H. 2010. Biostatistical Analysis. 5th Edition. Pearson Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ. 944 pp.

Brower, James E., Jerrold H. Zar, and Carl N. von Ende. 1998. Field and Laboratory Methods for General Ecology. 4th. Edition. McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., Boston, MA, 273 pp. + diskette. 

Zar, Jerrold H. 1998. Spearman Rank Correlation, vol. 5, pp. 4191-4196. In Peter Armitage and Theodore Colton (eds.-in-chief), Encyclopedia of Biostatistics. John Wiley and Sons, Chichester, England. 

Zar, Jerrold H. 1997. Master's-Degree Programs: Volume, Variety, Versatility, and Vitality, pp. 89-101. In Frank A. Einhellig (ed.), Proceedings of the 53rd Annual Meeting, Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools, Chicago, IL. 

Ghent, Arthur W. and Jerrold H. Zar. 1992. Runs of Two Kinds of Elements on a Circle: A Redevelopment, with Corrections, from the Perspective of Biological Research. American Midland Naturalist 128:377-396. 

Zar, Jerrold H. 1992. The University Graduate Studies Officer and the University Research Officer. SRA Journal 24:37-46. [Society of Research Administrators] 

Zar, Jerrold H. 1989. Microcomputer determination of distance and initial direction of great circle paths. Journal of Field Ornithology 60:520-522. 

Green, Herman G. and Jerrold H. Zar. 1989. A BASIC program to compute the sensitivity, specificity, and predictive values of screening tests. Educational and Psychological Measurement 49:147-150. 

Zar, Jerrold H. 1987. A fast and efficient algorithm for the Fisher exact test. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers 19:413-415.

Zar, Jerrold H. 1977. Environmental temperature and the fatty acid composition of House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) muscle and brain. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology: Comparative Physiology 57A:127-131.

Zar, Jerrold H. 1977. Fatty acid composition of Emperor Penguin (Aptenodytes forsteri) lipids. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology: Comparative Biochemistry56B:109-112.

 

Degrees

Ph.D., 1967, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

M.S., 1964, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 

B.S., 1962, Northern Illinois University

Fields of Interest: biostatistical procedures; ecological principles and methods; physiological animal ecology

Contact: Jerrold H. Zar 
jhzar@niu.edu