George T. Duncan is Professor of Statistics in the H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and the Department of Statistics at Carnegie Mellon University. He is also a Visiting Faculty at Los Alamos National Laboratory. He has published more than fifty papers in such journals as Statistical Science, Management Science, the Journal of the American Statistical Association, Econometrica, and Psychometrika. He chaired the Panel on Confidentiality and Data Access of the National Academy of Sciences (1989-1993), resulting in the book, Private Lives and Public Policies: Confidentiality and Accessibility of Government Statistics. He chaired the American Statistical Association's Committee on Privacy and Confidentiality. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, an elected member of the International Statistical Institute, and a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. In 1996 he was elected Pittsburgh Statistician of the Year by the American Statistical Association.