Amanda Glazer is a Statistics PhD candidate at UC Berkeley. Her research focuses on developing causal inference and nonparametric methods, and associated software and tools, that address real scientific problems. She has a wide range of applied interests including education, sports and criminal justice. Prior to pursuing her PhD, Amanda earned her BA in mathematics and statistics, with a minor in computer science, from Harvard. In her free time Amanda enjoys fiber arts (knitting, crocheting, weaving), playing poker, and going to concerts.