Dr. Roberto Rubalcaba is an Associate Math Professor at San Diego City College. He was born in Lemon Grove, on the same street where Lemon Grove Elementary planned a separate school for all of its Latino students. He stopped going to Morse High in the 10th grade because of gang violence, pursued a GED at Centre City Adult School, then majored in Mathematics at City College with only a 9th grade Math education. He graduated and transferred to SDSU earning a BA in Mathematics and attended graduate school at Auburn University earning a Masters and Ph.D. in Discrete Mathematics. He gets students at San Diego City College excited about math through hip hop, art, sushi, and dance.
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