Associate Professor Director of Undergraduate Studies
116 Vincent Hall, 6126254848
Fall 2020 teaching
MATH 1271  Calculus I
MATH 8001  Preparation for College Teaching, with Jon Rogness
Past teaching
MATH 3283W  Sequences, Series, and Foundations: multiple, Fall 2010  Fall 2019.
MATH 8001  Preparation for College Teaching: Fall 20129; Spring 2012
Honors NEXUS Experience  Tabletop Games: Spring 2020, Spring 2019
CSE 1012  3D Printing: Spring 2019
MATH 1271  Calculus I: Fall 2017, Fall 2014
MATH 1371  IT (now CSE) Calculus I: Spring 2010, Fall 2007
MATH 5345  Introduction to Topology: Fall 2009
MATH 2263  Multivariable Calculus: Summer 2009
MATH 2373  IT Linear Algebra and Differential Equations: Spring 2009
MATH 1372  IT Calculus II: Fall 2008
MATH 2374  IT Multivariable Calculus and Vector Analysis: Spring 2008
Education
PhD, Mathematics, 1998, University of Illinois at Chicago
Displacement estimates for hyperbolic manifolds
Thesis adviser: Peter Shalen
MS, Mathematics, 1994, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
BS, Mathematics, 1992, Ohio University, Honors Tutorial College
Interests
I am interested in all aspects of teaching college mathematics, particularly the use of technology and active learning techniques in the classroom, training mathematics teachers, content knowledge for K12 mathematics teachers, and ensuring access for students who have been historically underrepresented in STEM. I am also interested in the geometry and topology of threedimensional manifolds
and the related geometric group theory.
I am a baseball umpire. The Official Baseball Rules describe laying out a baseball diamond with a method that resembles a geometric construction.
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