Julie M. Legler Julie Legler earned a BA and MS in Statistics from the University of Minnesota and later a doctorate in biostatistics from Harvard. She has taught statistics at the undergraduate level for nearly 20 years. In addition, she spent 7 years at the National Institutes of Health, first as a postdoc and then as a mathematical statistician at the National Cancer Institute. She has published in the areas of latent variable modeling, surveillance modeling, and undergraduate research. Currently she is professor of statistics and director of the Statistics Program at St. Olaf College. Recently she was named the Director of Collaborative Undergraduate Research and Inquiry at St. Olaf.