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Maria Cristina Villalobos, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Founding Director, Center of Excellence in STEM Education

Department of Mathematics

UT Pan American

Challenging students and giving them the opportunities to explore and discover builds their confidence in the subject area.

I try to unlock their fullest potential and mentor them in their academic and professional careers and guide those pursuing graduate studies. It is wonderful to see that light ignite when they understand and make connections.