Jason Maddox

Assistant Professor

Jason Maddox (he/him/his) joined the Falk College Department of Sport Management as an assistant professor in Spring 2022. He teaches sport data analysis and R for sport analytics.

Prior to joining Syracuse University, Maddox was a student at Baylor University earning his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D., all in statistical science. While a doctoral candidate, he taught introduction to statistics courses and focused research on sport analytics. Maddox also served in the front office of the San Diego Padres as a research and development intern during the summer of 2019.

Maddox’s research focus is on sports data analysis in R, using methods such as regression, machine learning, and Bayesian analysis. His dissertation was focused on creating in-game win probability models for basketball and football.

Maddox earned a Ph.D. in 2022, an M.S. in 2018, and a B.S. in 2016, all in statistical science from Baylor University.

Education

Ph.D. in Statistics, Baylor University, Expected, May 2022

M.S. in Statistics, Baylor University, 2018

B.S. in Statistics, Baylor University, 2016

Specialization

Sports data analysis in R

Research Focus

Maddox’s research focus is in sports data analysis in R, using methods such as regression, machine learning, and Bayesian analysis. His dissertation was focused on creating in-game win probability models for basketball and football.

Courses

SAL 213 - Sport Data Analysis