Sharon Lane-Getaz joined the St. Olaf faculty in spring 2007 as an adjunct professor in statistics. She returned in fall 2008 for a joint appointment in statistics and education. Her rich background of experience includes an 18-year career at IBM, and teaching middle and high school mathematics, statistics and geometry. While completing her Ph.D. in statistics education at the University of Minnesota, she taught courses at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo and at Macalester College in St. Paul.