Meridith Bartley

Meridith Bartley is currently a Ph.D. student at Penn State University in the Department of Statistics. Before switching her field of study to Statistics, Meridith completed her Bachelor's degree in Biology at Western Kentucky University and then her Master's degree in Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Ecology at New Mexico State University. In her research at Penn State, she continues to employ her background while collaborating with entomologists to model colony-level behaviors influencing trophallaxis rates in Carpenter ants. As an intern at Neptune and Company, Inc., Meridith provides statistical support for risk assessment, performance assessment, and data exploration.