Jennifer Clarke is a Professor in Food Science and Technology, and Statistics, and the Director of University of Nebraska Quantitative Life Sciences Initiative. Dr. Clarke received her undergraduate degrees in math and psychology from Skidmore University, a master’s in statistics from Carnegie Mellon and a doctorate in statistics from Penn State under the mentorship of C.R. Rao. Her current interests include statistical methodology, training in data science, and data sharing. She serves on the Steering Committee of the NSF Midwest Big Data Hub and co-PI of the Hub Spoke in Digital Agriculture.