Robert C. Davis, Associate Professor of Mathematics in Dedman College, earned his B.A. degree in mathematics and philosophy at SMU. He graduated with highest honors and departmental distinction and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He earned his Ph.D. degree in mathematics at Tulane University. After spending a summer as a research associate at the University of Chicago, Davis joined the SMU faculty in 1967. He has taught a variety of courses, including calculus, differential equations, discrete mathematics, theory of numbers, and groups and rings. He has specialized in the area of category theory and has published a number of articles in that area. Davis is a longtime member of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America. He retires as Professor
Emeritus of Mathematics.