Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies
116 Vincent Hall, 612-625-4848
Chair, Campus Writing Board
Fall 2019 teaching
MATH 3283W - Sequences, Series, and Foundations
MATH 8001 - Preparation for College Teaching (with Jon Rogness and Greg Michel)
Honors NEXUS Experience: Tabletop Games: Spring 2019
CSE 1012 - 3D Printing: Spring 2019
MATH 1271 - Calculus I: Fall 2017, Fall 2014
MATH 8001 - Preparation for College Teaching: Fall 2012-8; Spring 2012
MATH 3283W - Sequences, Series, and Foundations: multiple, Fall 2010 - Fall 2019.
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
PhD, Mathematics, 1998, University of Illinois at Chicago
Displacement estimates for hyperbolic manifolds
Thesis adviser: Peter Shalen
MS, Mathematics, 1994, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BS, Mathematics, 1992, Ohio University, Honors Tutorial College
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 K-12 mathematics teachers, and ensuring access for students who have been historically underrepresented in STEM. I am also interested in the geometry and topology of three-dimensional 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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