Alex Liebrecht

Assistant Professor of Instruction

Alex Liebrecht is currently a lecturer in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Iowa.

He earned a PhD and MS from University of Iowa, a MS from Illinois State University, and a BS from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

His research interests are Bayesian hierarchical modeling, spatio-temporal statistics, environmental statistics, and statistical education.

Prior to being a lecturer for University of Iowa, Alex taught high school for four years in the Des Moines area where he became passionate about teaching and sharing statistical knowledge with students.

Research interests

  • Bayesian hierarchical modeling
  • Spatio-temporal statistics
  • Statistical education
Research areas
  • Bayesian statistics
  • Computational statistics
  • Data science
  • Spatial and environmental statistics
Alex Liebrecht
PhD, Statistics, University of Iowa
Contact Information

University of Iowa
221 Schaeffer Hall (SH)
20 East Washington Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
United States