Freelance journalist & associate professor of statistics, Gallaudet University
Regina Nuzzo is a science writer, professor, and stats geek. By day, she teaches statistics in sign language to undergrads and grad students at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. By night, she covers a variety of health and science topics for the Los Angeles Times, Reader’s Digest, Cancer Today, Time, Nature News, and other publications. She got her Ph.D. in statistics with an emphasis in medicine from Stanford University in 2002. Her eclectic academic background also includes a bachelor's degree in engineering, post-doc work in the music cognition lab at McGill University in Montréal, and the graduate science writing program at U.C. Santa Cruz.