Darcie Delzell, Ph.D.



Associate Professor of Mathematics
On Faculty since 2009

Office: Science 167
Phone: (630)752-5872


Ph.D. Statistics, Southern Methodist University, 2008

M.S. Mathematics, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2004

B.S. Mathematics/Computer Science, Wheaton College, 1998

About Darcie Delzell

Dr. Delzell spends part of her time researching theoretical statistics in the area of nonlinear regression, but is also involved in various collaborations related to biology, medicine, and psychology.  When she is not teaching or researching, Dr. Delzell and her husband bike around town with their 3 young daughters.  She can often be spotted at various ice cream establishments with the aforementioned munchkins.  She likes geeky statistics jokes and Cajun food.

Courses Taught

  • Math 231 - Calculus I
  • Math 232 - Calculus II
  • Math 263 - Introduction to Statistics
  • Math 363 - Probability and Statistics I
  • Math 463 - Probability and Statistics II
  • Math 493 - Mentored Research

Selected Publications/Presentations

Kang E, Delzell DAP, Mbonyingabo C, Ngendahayo S (2015).  Exposure to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda and survivor attitudes towards genocidaires: a 20 year postscript.  Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology, 22(4), 356-366.

Page KL, Delzell DAP, Gehrt SD, Harrell ED, Hiben M, Walter E, Anchor C, Kazacos KR (2015). The structure and seasonality of Baylisascaris procyonis populations in raccoons. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 52(2), 286-292.

Kang E, Delzell DAP, McNamara PE, Cuffey J, Chenil A, Matthew S (2015). Poverty indicators and mental health functioning among adults living with HIV in Delhi, India. AIDS Care-Psychology, 28(4), 416-422.

Delzell DAP (2015). An Investigation of a Quadratic Design Criterion for Estimation of the Hemodynamic Response Function. Communications in Statistics - Simulation and Computation, DOI: 10.1080/03610918.2015.1069344.

Kang E, Delzell DAP, Chhabra M, Oberdorfer P (2015). Factors Associated with High Rates of Antiretroviral Medication Adherence Among Youth Living with Perinatal HIV in Thailand. International Journal of STD & AIDS, 26(8), 534-541.

Kang E, Delzell DAP, Chin JJ, Behar E, Li MY (2013). Influences of stigma and HIV transmission knowledge on member support for faith-placed HIV initiatives in Chinese immigrant Buddhist and Protestant religious institutions in New York City.  Aids Education and Prevention, 25(5), 445-456.

Delzell DAP, Poliak CD (2013). Karl Pearson and eugenics: personal opinions and scientific rigor.  Journal of Science and Engineering Ethics, 19(3), 1057-1070.

Delzell DAP, Gunst RF, Schucany WR, Carmack PS, Lin Q, Spence JS, Haley RW (2012).  Key properties of D-optimal designs for event-related fMRI experiments with application to nonlinear models. Statistics in Medicine, 31(29), 3907-3920.

Delzell DAP, African conflict and climate data for an undergraduate research project (2012). Journal of Statistics Education, 20(3), 1-19.  

Kang E, Delzell DAP, Yu A, Chin JJ, Behar E, Li MY.  Mobilizing HIV care and prevention among Chinese immigrant religious institutions in New York City: a necessary return to basics?  Poster session presented at: 2012 Summit on the Science of Eliminating Health Disparities; 2012 Oct 31-Nov 2; National Harbor, MD.  

Rezak M, McGraw MT, Ostrander MP, Delzell DAP.  Hyponosmia and Dopamine Transporter (DAT) SPECT imaging.  Poster session presented at: The Movement Disorder Society’s 16th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders; 2012 Jun 17-21; Dublin, Ireland.

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