Ali Arab is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics of Georgetown University. He joined Georgetown University after completing his doctoral degree in statistics at University of Missouri-Columbia (2007). His methodological research is in spatio-temporal and spatial statistics, and hierarchical Bayesian modeling. He is interested in applications of statistics in the environment and climate change, ecology, epidemiology, science and human rights, and risk and reliability analysis. He has published articles in peer-reviewed journals in statistics, ecology, environmental studies and engineering. He has also published articles in the Huffington Post and the Amstat News on topics related to science and human rights.