Dr. Illowsky is co-author of “Introductory Statistics”, “Introductory Business Statistics” and “Collaborative Statistics”, free and open textbooks published by OpenStax College that are used by hundreds of institutions throughout the U.S.& world. In 2013, the OpenEducation Consortium awarded her its top international award, the Educator ACE Award, for her contributions worldwide in promoting, training, authoring, and advocating for OER. She then served on the international Board of Directors for the OpenEducation Consortium. This year, Dr. Illowsky is the first OER and Innovation Fellow for the Michelson 20Million Minds Foundation.


Barbara Illowsky, PhD