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Making Math More Equitable - Dr. Luis Leyva

Title: Associate Professor of Mathematics Education & STEM Higher Education, Vanderbilt University-Peabody College of Education & Human Development 

Tenured: Yes

Age: 35

Education: B.A., mathematics, Rutgers University; Ed.M., mathematics education; and Ph.D., mathematics education

Career mentors: Dr. Dan Battey, Rutgers University; Dr. Ilana Horn, Vanderbilt University; and Dr. Nicole M. Joseph, Vanderbilt University

Words of wisdom/advice for new faculty members: “Don’t lose sight of the impact that your research and practices have on individuals’ humanities and the collective good.”  

In November, Dr. Luis Antonio Leyva, associate professor of Mathematics Education and STEM Higher Education at Vanderbilt University Peabody College of Education & Human Development, posted a tweet that reflected not only his area of research and teaching, but also his commitment to making STEM more inclusive for students from historically marginalized backgrounds.

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