Mine is the Director of Undergraduate Studies and an Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Department of Statistical Science at Duke University. She received her Ph.D. in Statistics from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a B.S. in Actuarial Science from New York University’s Stern School of Business. Her work focuses on innovation in statistics pedagogy, with an emphasis on student-centered learning, computation, reproducible research, and open-source education. She is heavily involved in is integrating computation into the undergraduate statistics curriculum, using reproducible research methodologies and analysis of real and complex datasets.
She primarily works on developing pedagogical approaches for teaching statistics with a focus on the introductory statistics classroom, such as active learning, flipped classroom, and team-based learning. She also works on research projects that aim to assess the effectiveness of these approaches with respect to learning, retention, and self-efficacy. She has co-authored three open-source statistics textbooks and is developing and teaching various massive open online courses.