Andy Field is Professor of Quantitative Methods at the University of Sussex. He has written several widely used statistics textbooks including Discovering Statistics Using IBM SPSS Statistics (winner of the 2007 British Psychological Society book award), Discovering Statistics Using R, and An adventure in statistics (shortlisted for the British Psychological Society book award, 2017; British Book Design and Production Awards, primary, secondary and tertiary education category, 2016; and the Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers Award for innovation in publishing, 2016), which teaches statistics through a fictional narrative and uses graphic novel elements. He has also written the adventr and discovr packages for the statistics software R that teach statistics and R through interactive tutorials. His uncontrollable enthusiasm for teaching Statistics has led to teaching awards from the University of Sussex (2001, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020), the British Psychological Society (2006) and a prestigious UK National Teaching fellowship (2010).
Teaching language(s): English