Dr. Keith Weber
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Keith Weber is a professor of mathematics education at Rutgers University. He earned a B.S. and an M.S. in mathematics and an M.A. and PhD in instructional science, all from Carnegie-Mellon University. His research focuses on the teaching of collegiate mathematics with a particular emphasis on how mathematicians present mathematical argument to their students and how students understand those arguments.
Dr. Weber has received several awards for his research, including the 2006 Early Career Publication Award in mathematics education from the Research in Mathematics Education group of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), a 2007 Early Career Award from the National Science Foundation, the 2010 Selden Prize from the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) for outstanding research in undergraduate mathematics education, and the 2012 Janet Duffin Award for Outstanding Paper in Research in Mathematics Education. Dr. Weber received the Best Paper Award three times at the annual Conference for Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 2009, 2010, and 2014.