Julia Fisher, PhD, is a Assistant Research Professor with the Arizona Statistics Consulting Laboratory (StatLab). Her primary interests are in the brain and imaging data. Specifically, she is interested both in how the brain handles linguistic and other cognitive processes and in developing statistical methodologies to identify distributed signal associated with such processes. She has conducted fMRI and EEG experiments and has experience with experimental design and data analysis from a range of disciplines including psycho- and neurolinguistics, public health, and medicine. She holds a B.A. in Mathematics from Carleton College and an M.A. in Linguistics, an M.S. in Statistics, and a Ph.D. in Linguistics from The University of Arizona.