Bob Klein

Professor in Athens, Ohio

Bob Klein

Professor in Athens, Ohio

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Bob Klein is an Associate Professor and Undergraduate Chair in the Department of Mathematics at Ohio University in Athens, OH. He lives and works in Ohio's Appalachian foothills, where he researches rural issues in mathematics education. He is co-founder of the Southeast Ohio Math Teachers’ Circle (for grades 3-8 teachers) and the Math League Math Circle. He also co-directs the Navajo Nations Math Circle which is the subject of a Documentary Film (trailer). He is helping to develop Math Circles in Guatemala and Nepal.

Bob works with the Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio Department of Higher Education on a number of projects including The Educator Standards Board. He chaired the Editorial Panel of Mathematics Teaching in the Middle Schooland serves on the NCTM Publications Committee. He serves as Chair-Elect of the Mathematical Association of America's (MAA) Math Circle Special Interest Group (SIGMAA-MCST) and as a member of the MAA's Committee on the Mathematical Education of Teachers (COMET).

He is father to three and recently finished building a wooden kayak.

  • Work
    • Ohio University Math
  • Education
    • PhD 2003, The Ohio State University