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Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

W.C. Morris Building, Room 222
Warrensburg, MO 64093
P:660-543-4930 F:660-543-8013
Dr. Xiaodong Yue, Department Chair

Dr. Vida Olivares
Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education

Ph.D., Mercer University

Interest Areas: Mathematics Education

Office: WCM 119
Voice: 660-543-8721
Fax: 660-543-8013
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Dr. Olivares

Dr. Vida Olivares received her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Mercer University in 2012. She taught at several high schools in Georgia for the past ten years. Vida earned her Masters of Education in Mathematics Education at Georgia State University in 2006. She graduated from Wesleyan College in 2002 with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics. Her research interests include the attitudes students form about mathematics, the persistence of first-generation college students in STEM fields, and the mathematics self-efficacy beliefs of adults.