Dario Gonzalez is an international doctoral student in department of mathematics education at the University of Georgia (UGA). Originally from Santiago, Chile, Darío arrived to the United States on a Fulbright scholarship in January 2010. Darío has a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics education from the Universidad Católica Silva Henríquez and four years of experience teaching mathematics at the high school and college levels. During those years, Darío taught a variety of mathematical topics from elemental arithmetic and algebraic operations to more advanced topics such as calculus and differential equations. Currently, Darío is working on his dissertation which investigates how future teachers learn about introductory mathematical models for global warming. Additionally, Darío is a graduate assistant for the Center of Latino Achievement and Success in Education (CLASE) of the College of Education at UGA. Also, Darío volunteers as a mathematics tutor at U-Lead Athens, an organization that helps high school un(der)documented Latino students to applying to and entering college.

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