Alyson Wilson, Ph.D. 1995

Associate Vice Chancellor for National Security and Special Research Initiatives and Professor of Statistics at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

How has being a Statistical Science graduate from Duke helped shape you personally and/or professionally?

"The Duke PhD program taught me how to apply statistics as a collaborator in substantive scientific problems, which has formed the basis of my scientific career."

What advice would you give students in Duke's Statistical Science programs?

"Data is everywhere, and statistics gives you the tools to solve real problems."