Lynda Wiest, Ph.D.

Department Chair of Educational Studies and Professor of Mathematics Education and Educational Equity
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Lynda Wiest taught elementary and middle school students for eleven years in Pennsylvania before earning a Ph.D. at Indiana University in 1996. Her main areas of interest and expertise are mathematics education, educational equity, and teacher education. She has been a professor at the University of Nevada, Reno since 1996.

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Indiana University at Bloomington
  • M.Ed., Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
  • B.S., Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania