Robert L Mayes
Robert Mayes received his B.S. (1979) and M.S. (1981) in Mathematics Secondary Education focus from Emporia State University and Ph.D. in Mathematics Education from Kansas State University (1989). He taught mathematics on the high school, community college, and university levels. In his tenures at West Virginia University, University of Wyoming, and University of Northern Colorado he specialized in teaching mathematics for teachers through distance education programs, served as Co-PI on three major NSF grants and an Upward Bound Mathematics and Science grant, and wrote ACT in Algebra, a text for an applied technology driven college algebra course. He has been the Director of four science and mathematics education institutes, including the Institute for Interdisciplinary STEM Education at Georgia Southern University. He has expertise in interdisciplinary STEM education and quantitative reasoning and is partnering on an undergraduate Quantitative Biology project called QUBES.