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Ola Hössjer

Ola Hössjer
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  • Sweden
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Professor of Mathematical Statistics
Stockholm University

Ola Hössjer has been Professor of Mathematical Statistics at Stockholm University, Sweden, since 2002. He has done research in statistics and probability theory with applications in population genetics, epidemiology, and insurance mathematics. Hössjer is the author of 110 peer-reviewed articles, he has supervised 13 PhD students, and in 2009 he received the Gustafsson prize in Mathematics. He has published several articles and book chapters on Christian apologetics on topics that relate to fine-tuning in cosmology and biology, information, and genetics (the waiting time problem and human ancestry). He is also the author of Becoming a Christian (Wipf and Stock, 2018) and an editor Biblical Creation on Solid Ground. Arguments from Science, Philosophy, and Theology (STH Acacemic 2023). He has two daughters and one son-in-law, and he is a member of a local church in Sollentuna (Stockholm Vineyard). 


Title Date Type
The Bushes of Life Model and Human Ancestry in the Light of Genetics Data - 2024 Scientists Network