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Robert Wharton

Business faculty - Robert Wharton

Strategy and Statistics
Joined Fordham: 1981

Program Director, MS in Applied Statistics and Decision-Making

General Information:
140 W. 62nd Street, Room 407,
New York, NY 10023



Corporate/Consulting Experience
Manager/Corporate Planning, AT&T, 1979-81; Consulting: AT&T; National Institute of Health; U.S. Department of Defense.


  • PhD: Temple University
  • Master's: MA, Temple University
  • Bachelor's: BA, Temple University

Research Interests

  • Statistical Modeling
  • Statistical Distribution Theory
  • Industry Analysis of the Publishing Industry


  • "The Culture and Commerce of Publishing in the 21st Century", (with A. Greco and C. Rodriguez) Stanford University Press, 344 pages (2006)
  • The Changing Market for University Press Books in the United States: 1997 - 2002 (with Hooman Estelami and A.N. Greco). Journal of Scholarly Publishing. Vol. 36, No. 4. p. 187 - 220 (2005)
  • Experimental Designs for Selecting the Better of Two Quantal Response Functions. Communications in Statistics. Vol. 30, p. 63 –78 (2001) BOOKS: "Book Industry Trends 2005".