About Us

Rob Gould teaches statistics at UCLA in the Dept. of Statistics.  He’s been involved in statistics education since the late 1990s, and is interested in the role of technology in teaching statistics.  He founded the e-journal Technology Innovations in Statistics Education, and just published an introductory statistics textbook with Colleen Ryan:  Exploring the World Through Data (Pearson, 2012).

Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel teaches statistics at the Department of Statistical Science at Duke University. She is interested in innovative approaches to statistics pedagogy, and she co-authors the Taking a Chance in the Classroom column in Chance Magazine. She is a contributor to the OpenIntro project and a co-author of an open-source introductory statistics textbook OpenIntro Statistics (2012).

Andy Zieffler teaches statistics in the Quantitative Methods in Education program within the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota. He is active in the statistics education research community and has been a co-PI on many past and current NSF-funded statistic education research projects–most recently the Change Agents for Teaching and Learning Statistics (CATALST) project. He has co-authored two textbooks: Comparing Groups: Randomization and Bootstrap Methods Using R (Wiley, 2011) and Statistical Thinking: A Simulation Approach to Modeling Uncertainty (Catalyst Press, 2012).