David Spade is in his second year as an Assistant Professor of Statistics at the University of Missouri—Kansas City. He earned his B.S. in Mathematics in 2006 from West Liberty University, his M.S. in Statistics from The Ohio State University in 2010, and his Ph.D. in Statistics from The Ohio State University in 2013. He has instructed a variety of statistics courses, ranging from the introductory level to graduate courses. He does research in the areas of Bayesian Statistics, Evolutionary Biology and Statistics Education.