Dr. Shawn Fraser is a Professor of Health Studies and Interim Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies at Athabasca University. He has taught online graduate courses as a faculty member at Athabasca University since 2006 and has served as the Program Director for the Master of Health Studies and Master of Nursing programs and as Associate Dean in the Faculty of Health Disciplines. His main area of research involves understanding the health behaviors of cardiac rehabilitation patients. He is also involved with research in teaching and learning for health professionals and belongs to the learning analytics research group at Athabasca University. In his spare time, he maintains a statistics blog which aims to make statistics accessible. He resides in Edmonton, Alberta.