Laura Brooks Smith

Born: birthplace: Jamesville, North Carolina

B.S. (1965) and M.S. (1983) North Carolina Central University

Ph.D., North Carolina
State University, 1993

thesis: *Restructuring the Teaching of High School General Mathematics
and Pre-Algebra to the Least Academically-Prepared Students*;
advisor Lee V. Stiff

Associate Professor Mathematics North Carolina Central University

URL: **http://www.nccu.edu/artsci/math/lsmith.htm**

email: lbsmith@bambi.acc.nccu.edu

Research

Area: Increasing the presence of underrepresented groups in mathematics.

Selected Publications

**Smith, L.B.**; Stiff, L.V.; Peter, M. R.- Cliette, G;
**Smith, L.**: Williams, D.T.; Wofford, A. Impact of the Algebra Project on the attitute of rural African-American sixth-grade students toward mathematics.

Research Association of Minority Professors Journal 2(2), 1997.

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