TIER Fellow, 2015
Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel is an Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Statistical Science. Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel is the Director of Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Statistical Science at Duke University. She also works as a Professional Educator at RStudio. Mine’s work focuses on innovation in statistics pedagogy, with an emphasis on computation, reproducible research, student-centered learning, and open-source education. Mine works on integrating computation into the undergraduate statistics curriculum, using reproducible research methodologies and analysis of real and complex datasets. She also organizes ASA DataFest, an annual two-day competition in which teams of undergraduate students work to reveal insights into a rich and complex data set. Mine works on the OpenIntro project, whose mission is to make educational products that are free, transparent, and lower barriers to education. As part of this project she co-authored three open-source introductory statistics textbooks. She also teaches the popular Statistics with R MOOC on Coursera as well as numerous courses on DataCamp. In 2016 Mine received the ASA Waller Education Award. She is also the recipient of the 2015 JSM Best Paper Award in the Section on Teaching Statistics in the Health Sciences and the 2014 Duke University David and Janet Vaughan Brooks Award for Teaching Excellence.