Assistant Professor of Statistics
California Polytechnic State University     @kellybodwin     kbodwin     @kellbod



I am an Assistant Professor of Statistics at Cal Poly in beautiful San Luis Obispo, California. I teach statistics courses at a variety of levels, usually focused on or incorporating computing in R.

My current research interests are in developing R tools for education, applications in the the Digital Humanities, and methodologies for high-dimensional clustering

I am also a Certified RStudio Trainer; please contact me to inquire about availability and rates. I offer reduced and free rates for underserved communities, especially at the high school level.

My personal interests include travel, camping and backpacking, board games, and the San Jose Sharks.

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Click here for information and example materials from my courses, and a showcase of some exceptional student coursework.

Some fun activities from STAT 331: Statistical Computing with R


Here you will find brief descriptions of my various research projects, as well as a list of publications.

Highlighted Paper:
Differential Correlation Mining


I develop R packages for educational tools, and mini-packages to accompany reserach projects.

Highlighted Project:
Lab Exercises for R beginners


I have been fortunate to advise many talented students at Cal Poly. Click here to see their amazing work.

Highlighted Project:
Polish Social Networks by Kien Nguyen '19


Here you will find videos, slides, and posters from my conference presentations.

Highlighted Talk:
Introductory Statistics with R at rstudio::conf 2019


Click here for more information about my background, research interests, teaching philosophy, and personal interests.

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