Amanda’s research interests are rooted in applications in the social sciences, with a current focus on forensic evidence and criminal justice reform. Other research interests include data visualization, nonparametric inference, categorical data analysis, and statistics education. She is currently involved with the center for statistics and applications in forensic evidence (CSAFE), and has focused on the application of new statistical methods to the analysis of eyewitness identification lineup procedures. She is an avid reader and enjoys yoga, the outdoors, and developing her wine palate. Amanda received her Master’s degree in statistics from Carnegie Mellon University in 2015 and is a 2014 graduate of the College of St. Benedict in St. Joseph, Minnesota where she studied mathematics and computer science.