Steven's areas of academic focus and expertise include: algebraic number theory, problem solving, and content-based professional development for inservice and preservice teachers. At Lesley, he teaches courses in a variety of topics, such as Mathematics in Context, Abstract Algebra Problem Solving, Multivariable Calculus, and Transition to Abstract Mathematics through Number Theory.

He holds a BS from the University of Texas at Austin as well as an MS and a PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.