Dr. Abra Brisbin, associate professor of mathematics, joined UW-Eau Claire in 2012. She earned her BA in mathematics from Carleton College and a PhD in applied mathematics from Cornell University. Previously, she served at Mayo Clinic in the Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics on research in statistical genetics. Her research focuses on statistical and computational analyses of genetic data and on using statistics to understand how to help students learn better. Dr. Brisbin teaches courses on programming and data mining.