Winthrop University: CAS Faculty Profile - Hamed, Duha

Name:  Duha Hamed
Title:  Associate Professor
Education:  PhD, Statistics, Central Michigan University
|MS, Mathematics, The University of Jordan
Office:  150 Bancroft Hall   
Phone:  803/323-4567 


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Duha Hamed is an Associate Professor at Winthrop University, where she has taught since August 2016. She completed her master’s degree in mathematics in 2007 from the University of Jordan and her doctoral degree in mathematical statistics in May 2016 from Central Michigan University.   

Dr. Hamed loves teaching, supervising students’ research, helping students overcome their math anxiety, as well as interacting with them through extracurricular events.   

Dr. Hamed primary research interest is the study of generalized statistical distributions. In particular, her doctoral research was about discovering new generalized families of the Pareto distribution. Dr. Hamed also worked with generalization for Lomax and Lindley distributions. In addition, Dr. Hamed is interested in math/statistics educational research and interdisciplinary research studies.   

Dr. Hamed is passionate about spreading awareness regarding humanitarian causes including immigrants and refugees’ rights and their integration in society, global peace and solidarity, Palestinian culture, and advocacy of international students. During her years at Winthrop, she has led and participated in many cultural events on and off campus.   

In addition to her fascination with statistical distributions and peace and justice, she enjoys running and is looking forward to running all of the 6 major marathons in the world.

Last updated by rayj 06/29/2021

Last Updated: 8/11/22