Nicholas Cook joins the Statistics Department as a Stein Fellow for a one-year appointment. Nick has spent three years at Stanford with the Math Department on a NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. His most recent teaching assignment was "Basic Probability and Stochastic Processes with Engineering Applications" (CME 298, MATH 158) in Spring Quarter. He also served as Assistant Adjunct Professor in UCLA's Department of Mathematics, where he received his PhD in 2016. Nick will depart in July 2020 to become Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Duke.