Dan Lyles, co-author of several books exploring the crossroads of mathematics and culture. Lyles is a lecturer in the School of Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and received his Ph.D. in Science and Technology Studies program, which has an emphasis on environmental justice. He is a Co-founder and Vice President of CollectivEffort, a co-working space for creatives, artists, and entrepreneurs of color. In the business of community-building, their vision is to help cities revitalize themselves through the expansion of the creative economy, looking to address larger issues like gentrification, income inequality and the social determinants of health.
Involved with: People's Health Sanctuary