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David Lindsay Roberts

Adjunct Professor of Mathematics, Prince George's Community College

David Lindsay Roberts has master’s degrees in mathematics and industrial engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After working as an operations research analyst in the defense consulting field, Roberts earned a Ph.D. in the history of science from the Johns Hopkins University in 1998. Since then he has taught mathematics and history at the Naval Academy, the University of Maryland, Hood College, and Prince George’s Community College. He is the author of Mathematicians as Educators, 1893-1923: Historical Roots of the “Math Wars” (Docent Press, 2012).


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    Adjunct professor, Prince George's Community College