Adam Molnar

Lecturer in Economics

McClelland Hall 401S
1130 E. Helen St.
P.O. Box 210108
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108

Areas of Expertise

  • Statistics Education
  • Probability and Language
  • Research Methods


PhD in Mathematics Education, University of Georgia, 2015

MS in Statistics, University of Chicago, 2010

BA in Applied Mathematics, Harvard University, 1996

Adam Molnar joined the Eller College of Management in 2022 and brings over a decade of college teaching experience about statistics, plus industry work building statistical models in banking. At Eller, he teaches undergraduate courses in statistics. He also conducts research about how people interpret terms in probability and statistics, while participating in the International Association for Statistical Education.


  • BNAD 276 Business Statistics
  • BNAD 277 Analytical Methods for Business

Recent Publications

  • Molnar, A. (2021). Learning analytics to predict final grade partway through introductory statistics. In A. A. Bilgin & S. Budgett (Eds.), Proceedings of the 10th Australian Conference on Teaching Statistics (pp. 49–54).
  • Molnar, A. (2019). Choosing a study design for the polio vaccine. Statistics Teacher.
  • Molnar, A. (2018). Language and lexical ambiguity in the probability register. In E. Chernoff & C. Batanero (Eds.), Teaching and Learning Stochastics: Advances in Probability Education Research (pp. 23–37). Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature.
  • Edalgo, S., & Molnar, A. (2017). Textbook formations of independence. In A. Weinberg, C. Rasmussen, J. Rabin, M. Wawro, & S. Brown (Eds.), Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, San Diego, California.