Ruth Hummel is an Academic Ambassador with JMP, a division of SAS specializing in desktop software for dynamic data visualization and analysis. As a principal technical advocate for the use of JMP in academic settings, she supports professors and instructors who use JMP for teaching and research.
Ruth holds a PhD in statistics from The Pennsylvania State University. She has been teaching and consulting since 2002, when she started her career as a high school math teacher. Ruth began using JMP in 2010 as a faculty member teaching graduate statistics courses at the University of Florida. She also spent a few years in the federal government as a statistician at the US Environmental Protection Agency.