Amy Luginbuhl Phelps, Ph.D.
Amy Luginbuhl Phelps , Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Practice in Statistics
Palumbo Donahue School of Business
Contact Information
830 Rockwell Hall
Pittsburgh, PA, 15282
Phone: 412.396.6271 Fax: 412.396.4764

Amy Phelps is an Assistant Professor of Business Statistics in the Economics and Statistics division at the AJ Palumbo Undergraduate School of Business Administration at Duquesne University.  Professor Phelps coordinates the multi-section two-semester sequence of Business Analytics required by all undergraduate business majors.  She incorporates service learning regularly in the instruction of her business analytics classes and is consistently nominated for the school's annual Consol teaching award.

Professor Phelps' strives to improve the instruction of Business Analytics by seeking pedagogy that gives her students practical skills and real-life applications of statistics.  This is achieved through the use of current technology in statistical software available and her time devoted to service learning allowing her students to see first-hand applications of statistics while helping local non-profit organizations assess their own programs. 

Professor Phelps' research background is specialized in Biostatistics.  She consults with the anesthesiology department at Magee Womens Hospital in Pittsburgh and therefore is widely published in journals that include International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia, Journal of Clinical Anesthesia and The Journal of Pain.  A recent 2010 article in the International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia was selected for Faculty of 1000 Medicine (