Katherine Bennett Ensor is the Noah G. Harding Professor of Statistics at Rice University, where she serves as director of the Center for Computational Finance and Economic Systems and director of the Kinder Institute’s Urban Data Platform. Ensor’s research focuses on the development of statistical and data science methods for practical problems. Her expertise is on dependent data covering time, space, and dimension with applied interests in finance, energy, environment, health, and risk management. She is a fellow of the ASA and AAAS and has been recognized for her leadership, scholarship, and mentoring. Ensor is the 117th president of the American Statistical Association.