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Dr. Daniel A. Griffith

Daniel Griffith BookplateDr. Daniel Griffith, was a spatial statistician and the Ashbel Smith Professor at the University of Texas at Dallas. He earned both his bachelor’s degree in Mathematics Education in 1970 and his master’s degree in Geography in 1972 from IUP.

Dr. Griffith earned a second master’s from Penn State University, and his doctoral degree from the University of Toronto. He was the 1982 recipient of an IUP Distinguished Alumni Award. In 2008, Dr. Griffith was IUP’s commencement speaker, and was awarded an honorary doctoral of science degree during the ceremony.

Dr. Griffith has made a generous donation to the IUP Libraries to enhance its science related book collections.