Holly L Roof

Teaching Assistant Professor, Business Information & Analytics

  • Faculty

What I do

I teach statistics and related topics to graduate and undergraduate student. My research focuses on communicating results of quantitative analysis to general audiences.


Statistics, Data Visualization, Analytics

Professional Biography

Being an avid skier, I moved to Colorado within weeks of completing my undergraduate degree. Since then I have earned two masters degrees and a PhD, raised two children, taught skiing and at community college, and finally landed at DU. I live in Eagle, in the heart of Colorado's ski country, and commute to Denver when school is in session


  • Ph.D., Research Methods and Statistics, University of Denver, 2019
  • MA, Special Education: Gifted and Talented, Northern Colorado University, 2007
  • MBA, Business, University of Denver, 1990
  • BA, Economics and Management, Visual Arts, Albion College, 1982


My research focuses on communicating quantitative analysis through information visualization, effective strategies for teaching quantitative analytics, and the equestrian sport of dressage.

Areas of Research