Dalene is Associate Chair and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Statistical Science at Duke University where she has been on the faculty since 1992 after graduating with a PhD in statistics from Carnegie Mellon University. She has held editorships for Journal of the American Statistical Association, The American Statistician, Bayesian Analysis, and Chance. She also co-edited two books, Bayesian Biostatistics and Meta-Analysis in Medicine and Health Policy. She has won numerous awards including ASA’s Youden Award for her research paper “Prediction and Decision Making Using Bayesian Hierarchical Models,” ASA Fellow for leadership in statistical education, outstanding contributions to research in health-related areas, and service to the profession, and Duke’s Trinity College Distinguished Teaching Award. She chairs the ASA’s Committee on Women in Statistics, launching the first Conference for Women in Statistics in 2014. Her new MOOC, Teaching Statistical Thinking, will be offered on Coursera starting in October of 2014.