About the Author
Raina Robeva was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. She has a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Virginia and has led multiple NSF-funded curriculum development projects at the interface of mathematics and biology. She is the lead author of the textbook An Invitation to Biomathematics (2008) and the lead editor of the volume Mathematical Concepts and Methods in Modern Biology: Using Modern Discrete Models (2013), both published by Academic Press. Robeva is the founding Chief Editor of the research journal Frontiers in Systems Biology. She is a Professor of Mathematical Sciences at Sweet Briar College and lives in Charlottesville, Virginia.