Roberto Rubalcaba

Associate Professor of Mathematics
San Diego City College

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.

Roberto Rubalcaba

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