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Janet McLeavey, Ph.D.

Janet McLeaveyJanet McLeavey, who is currently a full professor, taught at USCGA from 1974-79 before returning in 1989. She was a visiting professor at the University of Rhode Island from 1979-80 and 1987-89 and was also an Assistant Professor at Emmanuel College from 1973-74.


  • Ph.D., Mathematics, Indiana University
  • Graduate work in Statistics and Operations Research, University of Rhode Island
  • B.A., Mathematics, St. Joseph’s College
  • National Science Foundation Summer Research Program, Harvard University

Courses Taught

  • Operations Analysis
  • Simulation with Risk Analysis
  • Probability Theory
  • Probabilistic Modeling
  • Multivariable Calculus

Research Adviser for Senior Cadet Projects

  • “USCG Industrial Program Simulation Project,” 2007
  • “USCGC Hollyhock: Simulated Buoy Run,” 2006
  • “Response Boat Mix Allocation for San Francisco Bay,” 2003
  • “U.S. Coast Guard HH-65 Transition Course Student Output,” 2003
  • “Indicators of an Individual’s Propensity to Select a Technical Major,” 2002
  • “Analysis of Skills Based Assignments For the Enlisted Work Force,” 2002
  • “Analysis of Discrepant Aids to Navigation in the Coast Guard,” 2002
  • “Marine Safety Center Workload Analysis,” 2002
  • “The Influence of Environmental Factors on Cuban Migration,” 2001
  • “Analysis of the Coast Guard’s Drug Interdiction Mission,” 2001
  • “Selective Reenlistment Bonus Analysis,” 2001
  • “The General Detail: An Analysis of the Enlisted Support Allowance,” 2001
  • “Forecasting Ideal Year Groups,” 2000
  • “Ready for Issue Inventory Analysis,” 2000
  • “Recruit Training Center Scheduling Tool,” 2000
  • “Predicting the Effect of Prevention Activities on SAR Demand,” 2000
  • “Seasonality in the Transfer Cycle of the Enlisted Workforce,” 2000
  • “Optimization of External Bulk Material Heavy Weather Storage Plan at the Aircraft, Supply and Repair Center (ARSC),” 1999
  • “Predictive Statistical Models for Law Enforcement Program Management and Budgeting," 1999
  • “Aid Mix User Requirements,” 1999
  • “Search and Rescue Performance Analysis,” 1999


  • U.S. Coast Guard Alumni Association’s Distinguished Faculty Award, 2000
  • U.S. Coast Guard Commander’s Award for Civilian Service for Outstanding Achievement from May 1998 to August 2002

Professional Memberships

  • Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

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