Frank Price Rust III, PhD

Adjunct Faculty

Frank Rust PhD, received his doctorate in developmental psychology research in 1984 from UCSB. He completed postdoctoral training in maternal and child health statistics and epidemiology in 1992.Dr. Rust has taught statistics for the nursing program at CSU Dominguez Hills since 1990 where, in 1997, he was awarded the Judith M. Lewis Outstanding Educator Award. He was also given the Excellence in Distance Learning Teaching award by the United States Distance Learning Association for a television series he wrote and appeared in about nursing and statistics. Dr. Rust, in the earlier part of his career, had multiple publications in the areas of psychology and maternal and child health. However, in recent years, Dr. Rust has dedicated himself solely to the two tasks he loves most – teaching and learning. He has taught at AUSB since 1992.

“A lot of students have anxiety/problems with math. Frank does a great job to meet individuals where they are at and gives them every chance possible to succeed. He is a wonderful, knowledgeable teacher who makes an accepting, friendly learning environment.”
~ Student in Research Methods and Statistics, Spring 2010

“Frank goes the extra mile to teach with clarity and hilarity. He creates a fun and lively learning atmosphere.”
~ Student in Research Methods and Statistics, Winter 2011