Daniel Asera is joining the housing & residential life team as the new live-in professor-in-residence, taking over for sociology professor Georgiann Davis who launched this position back in 2015.
Reporting to the assistant director of residential education, the professor-in-residence is responsible for leading co-curricular efforts with faculty in our residence halls. The professor-in-residence lives with us in an apartment in the Tonopah North building.
Asera teaches in the Math Learning Center and previously taught in mathematical sciences. He is currently the director of the UNLV STEM Summer Camp program and will be teaching math in the STEP transition program for the Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering. He s a graduate of UC Berkeley where he earned a bachelor's degree in accounting and a doctoral degree in finance. He has been teaching at UNLV since 2005.
Asera is a long-time friend of campus life and Students Affairs, having served on several committees, including the Dining Advisory Committee and the Parking Advisory Committee. We are excited to work with him in campus life.