New Faces: Jessica Jaynes

Statistics professor Jessica Jaynes.
Sep. 12, 2013

Jessica Jaynes grew up in Huntington Beach, Calif., but rarely made time to hit the sand and surf even though she lived only a few miles from the beach. Now a professor of statistics, Jaynes hopes to dispel the myth that statisticians are only number-crunchers. She is continuing her research to develop new methodologies for experiments to help cure illness. The first-generation college graduate received her bachelor’s degree at California State University, Fullerton, where she was one of a few females to earn a degree in mathematics, and a Ph.D. from UCLA.

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