Dr. Maier is the Associate Director of UGA's Institute for Artificial Intelligence, with a research focus in logic and artificial intelligence, particularly knowledge representation and nonclassical reasoning. Before earning a MS in artificial intelligence and a PhD in computer science, he studied philosophy at Tulane University in New Orleans.
- Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science. The University of Georgia.
- Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence. The University of Georgia.
- Master of Arts in Philosophy. Tulane University.
- Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, summa cum laude. Spring Hill College.