Eiki Satake



B.A. University of California
Ed.M. Columbia University
M.S. Columbia University
Ed.D. Columbia University

Contact Information

Office: Ubank 802
Phone: 617-824-8295
eiki_satake [at] emerson.edu (E-Mail »)

Eiki Satake is a teacher and researcher in the areas of mathematics and applied statistics. He is the author of more than ten textbooks, including Research and Statistical Methods in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CengageDelmar Learning), Handbook of Statistical Methods: Single Subject Designs (Plural Publishing), Introductory Statistics: A First Course (Kendall-Hunt Publishing). One of Satake's books, entitled Actuarial Mathematics of Finance, was selected for the Basic Library List of The Mathematical Association of America. His latest textbook, entitled Statistical methods and reasoning for the clinical sciences: Evidence-based approach (Plural Publishing), has been adopted and reserved at the libraries by over 70 educational institutions national- and international-wide, while his another book Handbook of Statistical Methods in Single Subject Designs (Plural) has been adopted by 123 educational institutions.

In addition, Satake has published and presented numerous number of research articles concerning Bayesian Statistical Methods, Mathematics/Statistics Education, and cross-cultural validity studies about mathematics achievement and anxiety. His research articles include: "Bayesian Polling Technique: 1992 Presidential Polls" (Communication Research), "An Application of Probability Logic" (The AMATYC Review), and "Mathematics achievement and anxiety among Japanese and American children" (Educational and Psychological Measurement), "An alternative teaching method of conditional probabilities and Bayes' rule: An application of the truth table" (Teaching Statistics), "Fundamentals of clinical decision making analysis for SLP and audiologists"(Plural Community), "A validity study: Attitudes towards statistics and course achievement among Japanese college students" (New Jersey Mathematics Teachers Journal), and "Teaching an application of Bayes' rule for legal decision making: Measuring the strength of evidence" (Journal of Statistics education),  just to name a few.

Satake's current research interests include applications of the Bayesian statistical methods to the various fields of communication, probability logic, and validity studies.

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  • 2014
  • Statistical Methods and Reasoning for the Clinical Sciences: Evidence Based Approach (2014), Plural Publishing, San Diego, CA

    An Alternative Teaching Method of Conditional Probability and Bayes' Rule (2014), Journal of Statistics Education, March issue, 2014

Awards & Honors

  • 2014
  • The Keynote Speaker at the research symposium of Louisiana State University- School of Allied Health, "Evidence Based Statistics-What really prevent us from moving forward", April, 2014


Mathematics and Statistics