John Marcus Jobe currently teaches in the Department of Decision Sciences and Management Information Systems at the University of Ohio, where he teaches courses in business statistics, regression, statistical quality control, design of experiments in business, multivariate methods in business, and industrial statistics. Research focuses on quality improvement, regression, and application of designed experiments. Dr. Jobe holds a bachelor's degree from Central State University (1977), a masters of science degree from Oklahoma State University (1979), and a Ph.D. from Iowa State University (1984). He is the recipient of many distinguished research and teaching honors, including being named a Senior Fulbright Scholar, Kiev State University of Trade and Economics, Kiev, Ukraine, 1996-97. He also received the Outstanding Teaching Award, Miami University, All University Award in1995, and a NASA Research Fellowship in 1991 and 1992. In 1986 and 1987, he was recognized by the Air-Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR). He is the author of many papers and research articles, and served as co-author on another text with Steve Vardeman, STATISTICAL QUALITY IMPROVEMENT METHODS FOR ENGINEERS, published by John Wiley & Sons, 1998.