COL Krista Watts

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COL Krista Watts

Academy Professor, Assistant Professor

Vice Dean for Operations

krista.watts@westpoint.edu

Biography


COL Krista Watts is the Vice Dean for Operations and an Academy Professor from the Department of Mathematical Sciences.  Krista earned her Ph.D. in Biostatistics from Harvard University in 2013, her M.Sc. in Operations Research from the Naval Postgraduate School in 2005, and her B.S. in Operations Research from West Point in 1996.  She served in a variety of tactical and operational assignments as an active-duty Military Police officer, most recently serving as Director of the Operations Research and Statistics Program in the Mathematical Science Department and on several other committees and governance bodies at USMA.  Krista‚Äôs research interests focus on applied statistical analysis and include Bayesian Methods for Effect Estimation and Public Health.