Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Information Systems; Associate Professor of Mathematics
Mathematics and Computer Information Systems
BS, University of Tehran; MS, Teachers Training University, University of Detroit Mercy; MA, Western Michigan
University; PhD, University of South Africa
Dr. Saba is renowned not only for his incredible wealth of experience, but also for his pro-bono teaching work with the Upward Bound programs for underrepresented minority students, women, culturally diverse populations, and economically disadvantaged youth.
Dr. Saba’s nearly 30 years of as a faculty member in higher education has included teaching at institutions in Iran, Western Michigan University, the University of Detroit Mercy, the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, and Texas A & M University at Texarkana.
Dr. Saba has most recently been involved in research pertaining to math anxiety for online and face-to-face students, epistemological beliefs of online and face-to-face students, and cognitive aspects of teaching and learning mathematics using technology.
Dr. Saba earned a Ph.D. in Mathematics (Combinatorics/Graph Theory) from the University of South Africa. He has also completed the coursework for his Ph.D. in Mathematics from Western Michigan University, as well as the Ph.D. in Educational Psychology with a concentration in learning and technology from the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. In addition, Dr. Saba holds a Masters of Science in Computer and Information Systems from the University of Detroit Mercy.