College of Letters & Science | Department of Botany, Department of Statistics
Bret Larget is Professor in the Departments of Statistics and of Botany at UW–Madison. His research interests include collaborations with biologists from many fields and, in particular, the development of statistical methods to better understand evolution. He teaches statistics graduate students how to consult with scientists and teaches biologists how to do data analysis. He currently serves as faculty co-chair on the Committee on Women in the University. As a third generation graduate of Wauwatosa East High School, Professor Larget maintains ties to his home community.