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Dr. Mary Sue Younger

Associate Professor


  • I joined the Statistics Department at UTK in September, 1974. Prior to that, I taught Business Statistics at Virginia Tech.
  • I have conducted short courses for the UT Evening School, the U.S. department of Labor, Pellissippi State Technical Community College, and Saturn Corp.
  • Consulting experience includes the U.S. Department of Labor, Saturn Corp., St. Mary's Hospital, and the Electricity Consumers' Council. In addition, I have served as an Expert Witness in several legal cases.

Professional Interests:

  • Applied Statistics
  • Assisting faculty and graduate students with the statistical aspects of their research
  • I chair the Executive Committee of the Intercollegiate Graduate Statistics Program.
  • Teaching via the Internet and using the Internet to enhance course offerings. I was awarded the Innovations in Teaching Award by the College of Business Administration in April, 2000.


  • Ph.D. in Statistics, 1972 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • M.S. in Statistics, 1969 Virginia Polytechnic Institute
  • B.A. in Mathematics Hollins College



Dr. Mary Sue Younger

239 Stokely
Management Center
916 Volunteer Blvd.
Knoxville, TN 37996


Office: (865) 974-1638
Fax: (865) 974-2490