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Robin H. Lock Robin H. Lock is Professor of Statistics in the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Statistics at St. Lawrence University. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association, past Chair of the Joint MAA-ASA Committee on Teaching Statistics, a member of the committee that developed GAISE (Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education), and a member of the Consortium for the Advancement of Undergraduate Statistics Education, CAUSE. His work was recognized with the ASA's inaugural Waller Distinguished Teaching Career Award in 2014 and he has won numerous other awards for presentations on statistics education at national conferences. He brings to the project an insider's understanding of national trends in statistics education.
Patti Frazer Lock Patti Frazer Lock is Professor of Mathematics at St. Lawrence University. She chaired the MAA subcommittee to write guidelines for the future of Intro Stats courses and is currently a co-chair of the ASA's committee to revise the GAISE report on statistics education. She won the J. Calvin Keene faculty award at St. Lawrence University and the MAA Seaway Section's Award for Excellence in Teaching. She is a member of the Calculus Consortium and is a co-author on Hughes-Hallett's Calculus and Applied Calculus, Connally's Functions Modeling Change, and McCallum's Algebra and Multivariable Calculus texts. She is passionate about helping students succeed in, and enjoy, introductory courses in statistics and mathematics. She feels very lucky to be writing this book with her family!
Kari F. Lock Kari Lock Morgan got her Ph. D. in Statistics at Harvard University and has since taught statistics at Duke University and Penn State University. She has taught a variety of statistics classes, including a special course for graduate students on "The Art and Practice of Teaching Statistics", and helped co-develop a new 100-level course at Harvard designed to make statistics enjoyable and applicable to real life. She has won multiple national awards for teaching statistics, includiing the ASA's Waller Education Award for "innovation in the instruction of elementary statistics" and the MAA's Robert V. Hogg Award for "excellence in teaching introductory statistics." She has particular interests in causal inference, statistics education, and applications of statistics in psychology, education, and health, but is currently taking a hiatus from those activities to enjoy raising her five children.
Eric F. Lock Eric F. Lock is an Associate Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. He received his Ph.D in Statistics from the University of North Carolina in 2012, and spent two years doing a post doc in statistical genetics at Duke University. He taught multiple introductory statistics courses, ranging from very traditional to more progressive, during his time at UNC and Duke, and currently teaches a graduate course in Bayesian Statistics. He has a particular interest in machine learning and the analysis of high-dimensional data, and is a PI on multiple NIH-funded projects on applications of statistics in genetics and medicine.
Dennis F. Lock Dennis F. Lock joined the Buffalo Bills NFL team in 2019 and is now their Senior Director of Football Research and Strategy. He did similar analytics work for five years with the Miami Dolphins. He received his Ph.D. in Statistics from Iowa State University where he served as an instructor and statistical consultant. While an instructor at Iowa State he helped design and implement a randomized study to compare the effectiveness of randomization and traditional approaches to teaching introductory statistics.