Retired Faculty
2009 - Present

Robert C. Davis 
Dedman College  2013

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.