Robert RiggsAssistant Teaching Professor
Office: Flarsheim Hall #250A
Prof. Bob Riggs joined the UMKC Department of Physics and Astronomy in 2006. His primary area of research interest is the curricular treatment of math and science that is effective with holistic learners; primarily, at-risk African American students living in generational poverty. Prof. Riggs studies constructivist learning in opposition to the sociocultural norms of teaching mathematics and science and he also studies equity and justice in the urban classroom.
Ph.D. University of Missouri – Kansas City, XXXX
Algebra-based General Physics I and II
Physics of Sports