Dr. Winger was born and raised in Washington, D.C. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Howard University, graduating summa cum laude. From there he went to graduate school at Carnegie Mellon University where he earned Masters of Science and Doctoral degrees in Mathematical Sciences in 2000 and 2005, respectively. He has taught his own classes since 1998 and been a tutor since 1996. He is passionate about making mathematics more understandable and creating an atmosphere in one-on-one and classroom settings where every student feels comfortable enough to ask questions.