Luiza DeSouza
Instructor, Algebra Coordinator
321 Mathematical Sciences Building

Luiza DeSouza is from the beautiful city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and is fluent in Portuguese. She has a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from the University of the State of Rio de Janeiro.  She moved to the United States in 1995 and earned a Master’ degree in Mathematics Education from Purdue University. She worked as a Mathematics Instructor at Purdue University and at The University of Notre Dame,  Australia before coming to Columbia, Missouri in 2005, where she loves working with students.


  • 2000 M.S., Purdue University, Mathematics Education
  • 1987 B.S., UERJ, Brazil, Mathematics

Frequently Taught Courses

  • MATH 0110 Intermediate Algebra
  • MATH 1050 Quantitative Reasoning
  • MATH 1100 College Algebra