Contact Information

Email: jflegal (AT sign) ucr (DOT or PERIOD) edu

Mail: 1428 Olmsted Hall, 900 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92521

Voice: (951) 827-2247

Refereed Publications

Submitted Papers

  • Le, N.X.T., Rivas, R., Flegal, J.M. and Hristidis, V. (2017). Targeted solicitation of product reviews.
  • Liu, Y. and Flegal, J.M. (2018). Optimal mean squared error bandwidth for spectral variance estimators in MCMC simulations. arXiv
  • Vats, D. and Flegal, J.M. (2018). Lugsail lag windows and their application to MCMC. arXiv


  • Flegal, J.M. (PI), Collaborative research: Developing a theoretical and methodological framework for high-dimensional Markov chain Monte Carlo, National Science Foundation - Division of Mathematical Sciences, 2013-2016.
  • Flegal, J.M. (PI), A sequential stopping rule for high-dimensional Markov chain Monte Carlo, University of California, Riverside - Regents Faculty Fellowship, 2014-2015.
  • Flegal, J.M. (Other Professional), Fellowships and Internships in Extremely Large Data Sets (FIELDS): A Training and Research Program in Big Data and Visualization, National Aeronautics and Space Administration - MIRO FIELDS, PI B. Mobasher, Physics and Astronomy, 2015-2020.
  • Flegal, J.M. (PI), Online Instruction for Introduction to Statistics - STAT 100AB, University of California, Office of the President (Innovative Learning Technology Initiative), 2018-2023.



  • NASC 93: Statistics in Popular Culture
  • STAT 155: Probability and Statistics for Science and Engineering
  • STAT 160A: Elements of Probability and Statistical Theory
  • STAT 160B: Elements of Probability and Statistical Theory
  • STAT 160C: Elements of Probability and Statistical Theory
  • STAT 203A: Bayesian Statistics I
  • STAT 206: Statistical Computing
  • STAT 207: Advanced Statistical Computing
  • STAT 210C: Theoretical Statistics and Probability
  • STAT 215: Stochastic Processes
  • STAT 288: Literature Seminar
  • STAT 3011 (University of Minnesota): Introduction to Statistical Analysis