Bethany White

Associate Professor, Teaching Stream
Sidney Smith Hall | 100 St. George Street | Room: SS 6006


Fields of Study

Areas of Interest

  • Statistics education
  • Technology-enhanced learning
  • Statistics training and practice in the life sciences


Bethany White’s research interests involve the impact of technology-enhanced and simulation activities on student learning and attitudes toward statistics. She also has pedagogical interest in the quantitative preparation of students to effectively engage with statistics in life sciences research. She serves on Statistical Society of Canada (SSC) committees and with the editorial team of the American Statistical Society's Journal of Statistics Education (JSE), and has served on organizing committees for statistics and science education workshops and conferences in Canada and the US.

As of July 1, 2019, Bethany White is the associate chair, undergraduate programs (statistics) at the U of T Department of Statistical Sciences.

If you have a question about statistics courses or programs of study, please email your question to

If you are looking for advice about statistics programs of study, email your question to (Or visit my office hours.)

Office Hours | Winter 2019

(Location: Sidney Smith Hall, Room: SS 6006)

  • In-person office hours cancelled until further notice.
  • Please sent any inquiries about Statistics courses or programs to our Undergraduate Office at and we will get back to you as soon as we can.



PhD, Statistics – Biostatistics, University of Waterloo
MMath, Statistics – Biostatistics, University of Waterloo
BScH, Mathematics and Statistics, Acadia University

Administrative Service

Associate Chair, Undergraduate Studies (Statistics)
Inquiries about statistics courses and programs of study should be addressed to