Robert Ives, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Special Education
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Bob Ives received his PhD in special education from the University of Georgia, his MEd in secondary education from the University of St. Thomas, and his BA in psychology/mathematics/sociology from Rice University. Bob joined the special education faculty at the University of Nevada, Reno in 2002. He teaches undergraduate and graduate classes in assessment, research methods (quantitative, single subject, mixed methods), and disabilities in mathematics. Bob’s research interests and publications are in the same areas. He has also taught mathematics and Shakespeare courses to secondary students with mild cognitive disabilities. He is cofounder and codirector of the Research in Romania program, which gives students the annual opportunity to learn about, and conduct, educational research in Romania. Bob was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in 2008, which funded a semester of research and teaching in Romania.

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Special Education, University of Georgia
  • M.Ed., Special Education, University of St. Thomas
  • B.A., Psychology, Mathematics, Sociology, Rice University