Professor Keith Weber’s Research Recognized

Keith Weber, an associate professor of mathematics education in the GSE Department of Learning and Teaching, received the Annie and John Selden Prize for Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education from the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) at its annual summer meeting (MathFest) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The prize was established in 2005 by the MAA Board of Governors to honor a researcher who has established a significant record of published research in undergraduate mathematics education and who has been in the field at most 10 years.

Professor Weber received his Ph.D. in 2001 in instructional science from Carnegie Mellon University. He has won several prestigious awards, including the 2006 Early Career Publication Award from the Research in Mathematics Education Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association, the 2007 Early Career Award from the National Science Foundation, and the Best Paper Award at the 12th Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 2009. His current research is on students’ reading and comprehension of proofs.