calder2I am a professor in the Department of Statistics at The Ohio State University.  I also serve as co-director of the Mathematical Biosciences Institute, one of eight NSF Mathematical Sciences research Institutes.

I am a faculty affiliate of the Institute for Population Research, the Criminal Justice Research Center, and the Translational Data Analytics Institute.  I currently serve as an associate editor for the Annals of Applied Statistics and Bayesian Analysis and have served the profession through various elected roles in sections of the American Statistical Association (ASA) and in the International Society for Bayesian Analysis (ISBA).  I received the ASA Section on Statistics and the Environment’s 2013 Young Investigator Award and was elected Fellow of the ASA in 2014.

I am originally from Evanston, IL and received a BA in mathematics from Northwestern University in 1999.  I attended graduate school at Duke University, where I received a MS and PhD in Statistics in 2001 and 2003, respectively.  I joined the faculty at Ohio State in the fall of 2003.

Currently, I live in Upper Arlington, OH with my husband, Chris Holloman, who is Chief Data Scientist at the Information Control Company, and our son, Spencer.