Brian Christopher began working with VU in the Fall of 2018. Brian earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from the University of Las Vegas, Nevada. He earned his Master of Arts degree in Mathematics with a Teaching Emphasis, and his Ph.D. in Educational Mathematics from University of Northern Colorado. He is interested in pre-service teacher education and assisting pre-service teachers “[t]o boldly go where no [teacher] has gone before!” (from Star Trek: The Next Generation). At VU, he teaches courses in pre-service teachers’ mathematics and mathematics education courses, and Applied Mathematics and its Co-Requisite. Brian is an advisor for students interested in SEM, but this might expand to include pre-service teachers.