Julian L. Parris

Director, JMP Research & Development


Julian Parris is the Director of Research and Development at JMP Statistical Discovery.

In this role, Julian leads the department responsible for data table, scripting, display, graphics, and many other foundational parts of JMP. Prior to heading R&D, Julian led JMP’s User Acquisition team, created SKP (the Statistics Knowledge Portal) and managed JMP’s Strategic Initiatives and Analytics group, just to name a few of her many contributions to the company.

Before joining JMP, Julian was a professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) where she used JMP to teach intermediate and advanced statistics and research methods to students in the social sciences. She holds both a master’s degree and Ph.D. in experimental psychology from UCSD, where she studied various aspects of human behavior as they relate to interactions with computers, evidence, and inference. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from UCLA.