Area of Expertise: Mathematics; applied and forensic statistics; ethics; computer science; computer law; mathematics, international and single-sex education; academic freedom; status and education of women in the Middle East; women in academe; reproductive choice; women's voting behavior; economic equity; affirmative action; sex discrimination and harassment; discrimination in athletics; human rights
Additional Information: Mary Gray, professor and chair, department of mathematics and statistics in the College of Arts and Sciences, has served as international treasurer of Amnesty International USA. She was responsible for the finances of the 1.2 million-member worldwide organization, in which she has been involved for more than 25 years. As a lawyer and statistician, she furthers her commitment to human rights, including civil rights and women’s rights, in researching issues such as affirmative action, discrimination, clinical trial, ethical concerns in statistics, and single-sex education. Gray has also been involved in projects on human rights, statistics capacity building, and education in Iraq. She also has expertise in the areas of math education and computer science and law, and serves as a visiting professor at King's College School of Medicine in London. Gray is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and was a Fulbright scholar in Germany. She has authored more than 80 articles and has given countless presentations on her areas of specialty, including testifying before Congress on income tax reform, affirmative action, pay equity, and women in science. In 2001, she was the recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring. Gray, a member of the American Bar Association, is writing a book about computer law.