Dr. Yuster holds a B.A. in Mathematics with a concentration in Computer Science from Cornell, and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Columbia, specializing in the field of Combinatorics.
Dr. Yuster joins us from SUNY Maritime College, where she has been a math professor for over a decade, earning accolades such as the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. Dr. Yuster served as a Visiting Data Science Scholar at the Wall Street Journal, and has cultivated industry partnerships leading to student research projects. She has authored peer-reviewed journal publications in mathematics, and has given numerous invited lectures. Dr. Yuster is also interested in K-12 STEM outreach, having worked with secondary school math teachers and students for many years. As part of Ramapo’s Data Science program, Dr. Yuster will teach courses in Data Science, Mathematics, and Computer Science.