Alex was awarded the UNLV Alumni Association's prestigious Sterling Scholarship of $5,000 to help him complete his doctoral program. Alex worked at the University of Missouri as a postdoctoral fellow working with David Geary, Ph.D. who is a leader in mathematical skill development. Today, Alex is a visiting assistant professor teaching statistics, cognition, and supervising students in his mathematical cognition lab at Franklin and Marshall College.
“When I received the scholarship it was a surprise. I felt honored to have been selected. Graduate scholarships are rare, especially one for $5,000. This scholarship fully funded my dissertation research, which was a big step in pursuing a career in research and teaching."