Carol holds a master’s degree in Statistics from Montana State University. Her master’s thesis employed Bayesian statistical techniques to estimate the prevalence of blister rust infection in five-needle pine trees within the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Following her graduation, Carol continued her academic journey at the university, serving as a statistical consultant for Statistical Consulting and Research Services. There, she supported professors and graduate students across various departments with their data analysis needs. Her passion lies in tackling complex problems using data.
Carol grew up skiing in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. This brought her to Bozeman, where she received her bachelor’s degree in economics in 2018 and her master’s in statistics in 2022. When she’s not working, Carol enjoys all types of playing outside.