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Greta Linse, Interim Director of SCRS

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Greta M. Linse is a third generation Montanan. She graduated from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in 2002 and earned her M.S. in Mathematics and Statistics from Montana State University (MSU) in 2006 and 2008 respectively. After graduate school Greta worked for a local statistical software company focusing on analysis of genetic data. She wore multiple hats including project manager, technical writer, director of customer support and services. Returning in 2016 to MSU, Greta has taught mathematics and statistics classes for the Department of Mathematical Sciences. In 2018 Greta became the Project Manager for the Human Ecology Learning and Problem Solving (HELPS) Lab and joined SCRS in January 2020 as the Assistant Director and in July 2022 become Interim Director of SCRS. 

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David Lartey, Graduate Research Assistant

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David E. Lartey is from Ghana, West Africa. Before moving to Montana State University in 2016, he graduated with a B.Sc. in Statistics from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi - Ghana. He graduated with an M.S. in Statistics in May 2018. He is pursuing his Ph.D. in Statistics. His research interests include Design of Experiments and Time Series. When not studying, he loves to play and watch basketball.  
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Sally Slipher, Research Staff


Sally Slipher is from New Berlin, Wisconsin. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in 2013 with a B.A. in Psychology. After working as a research assistant in cognitive neurology at Johns Hopkins University, she earned an M.S. in Statistics from Montana State University in 2020. Her research interests include biostatistics and clinical research. She enjoys long-distance trail running and endurance swimming, as well as looking for Montana wildflowers.

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Caroline Hardy, Graduate Research Assistant

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Carol Hardy is from Golden, Colorado. She graduated from Montana State University with a B.S. in Economics. She is currently pursuing an M.S. in Statistics. Her research interests include agriculture and ecology. When not trying to make pretty graphics in ggplot, Carol can be found skiing or mountain biking.