Courses and Student Research

The following links take you to the main calendar. From there, the "class highlights" link shows daily class activites, topics and handouts. Note that my teaching evolves over time, so there are differences in classes that I have taught more than once.

Fall 2017


3 sections of MAT 1010/WRC 1010: Introduction to Mathematics
UCO 1200: Breakthroughs & Controversy in Science & Mathematics
This semester I am also spending some of my time mentoring Carter Murray and at BRIDGES

Summer 2017

MAT 2240: Introduction to Linear Algebra

Spring 2017

MAT 1120: Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
MAT 2240: Introduction to Linear Algebra
Research investigation group on Gender and Mathematics with Russell Chamberlain, Sergei Miles, and Lauren Murray

Fall 2016


3 sections of MAT 1010/WRC 1010: Introduction to Mathematics
GWS 3350: Gender, Media and Popular Culture

Summer 2016

2 sections of MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra

Spring 2016

MAT 1120 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra

Fall 2015

2 sections of MAT 1010 Introduction to Mathematics
MAT 4140/5530 Differential Geometry
MAT 3520 Instructional Assistance with Tyler Patrick

This semester I am also spending some of my time working as a
Hubbard Fellow, focusing mainly on STEM issues.

Summer 2015

MAT 1120 Calculus and Analytic Geometry II
MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra
MAT 5420 Teaching Apprenticeship with Elizabeth Tadvickis for 1120

Spring 2015

MAT 3610 Introduction to Geometry
MAT 4040 Senior Capstone
This semester I am also spending some of my time working as a Hubbard Fellow, focusing mainly on STEM issues.

Fall 2014

MAT 1010 Introduction to Mathematics
UCO 1200 Breakthroughs & Controversy in Science & Mathematics
MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra
MAT 4040 Senior Capstone

Summer 2014

MAT 1010 Introduction to Mathematics
MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra

Spring 2014


MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra 2 sections
MAT 4040 Senior Capstone

Fall 2013


Off-Campus Scholarly Assignment

Summer 2013


MAT 1010 Introduction to Mathematics
MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra

Spring 2013


MAT 1010 Introduction to Mathematics
MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra
MAT 4040 Senior Capstone
Research on Women in Mathematics with Alison McClay

Fall 2012


MAT 1010 Introduction to Mathematics
UCO 1200-163 FYS: Breakthroughs & Controversies in Science & Mathematics
MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra
Research on Women in Mathematics with Alison McClay

Summer 2012


MAT 1010 Introduction to Mathematics
MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra

Spring 2012

MAT 1010-121 Introduction to Mathematics
MAT 4040 Senior Capstone
MAT 4140/5530 Differential Geometry
Research on Women in Mathematics with Alison McClay

Fall 2011

UCO 1200-163 FYS: Breakthroughs & Controversies in Science & Mathematics
MAT 1010-122 Introduction to Mathematics
MAT 4710/5710 Introduction to Topology

Summer 2011 Teaching

MAT 1010-102 Introduction to Mathematics
MAT 5920-101 Linear Algebra for Teachers

Spring 2011 Teaching

MAT 1010-120 Introduction to Mathematics
MAT 2240-102 Introduction to Linear Algebra
MAT 4040-101 Mathematics Capstone
MAT 5600 Directed Research with Kayla Corkery
MAT 5525 Product of Learning with Callie Edwards

Fall 2010 Teaching

UCO 1200-110 FYS: Breakthroughs and Controversies in Science and Mathematics
MAT 3520-107 Instructional Assistant with Erica Davis
MAT 3610-101 Introduction to Geometry
MAT 4510-101 Senior Honors Thesis in Visualization with Kristen Eure
3 hours release time for work as the Writing in the Discipline consultant for mathematics

Summer 2010 Teaching

MAT 2240-101 Introduction to Linear Algebra

Spring 2010 Teaching

MAT 1010-117 Introduction to Mathematics
MAT 4710/5710 Introduction to Topology
MAT 3520 Instructional Assistant with Erica Davis and Travis Lucas
MAT 5530-375 Topics in NonEuclidean Geometry in Yadkinville
MAT 5600-103 Directed Research with Misty Silver on Humanistic Mathematics in the Classroom

Fall 2009

MAT 1010 Introduction to Mathematics
MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra
MAT 3520-107 Instructional Assistant with Hannah Smith
MAT 5500 Independent Study with Misty Silver on Humanistic Mathematics in the Classroom
MAT 5600 Directed Research with Griffin Dodd on Spherical Trigonometry and Geometry
UCO 1200-110 Breakthroughs and Controversies in Science and Mathematics

Summer 2009

MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra

Spring 2009

MAT 3610 Introduction to Geometry
MAT 4010 Humanistic Mathematics
MAT 4140 Differential Geometry

Fall 2008

MAT 1010 Introduction to Mathematics
MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra
MAT 3610 Introduction to Geometry
MAT 5420 Teaching Apprenticeship in Mat 1010 with Nicholas Schwab

Summer 2008

MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra
MAT 3610 Introduction to Geometry

Spring 2008

MAT 1010 Introduction to Mathematics
MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra
MAT 3520 Instructional Assistant with Terrell Wilson and Andrew Wright
MAT 5420 Teaching Apprenticeship in Mat 1010 with Lisa Maggiore

Fall 2007

MAT 1010 Introduction to Mathematics
US 1150 Freshman Seminar
MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra
MAT 3520 Instructional Assistant with Zachary Beam
MAT 5420 Teaching Apprenticeship in Mat 2240 with Jason Sain

Summer 2007

MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra
Summer Ventures Research Group in Mathematics

Spring 2007

MAT 1010 Liberal Arts Math (a special section for Watauga College students and Teaching Fellows)
MAT 3500 Independent Study on Mathematics as a Universal Language with Jenn Schroeder
MAT 3520 Instructional Assistant with Eric Adams and Jenn Schroeder
MAT 4510 Senior Honors Thesis on Solutions to Laplace's Equation for Ion Dynamical Studies with Bailee Christopher
MAT 4710/5710 Introduction to Topology

Fall 2006

MAT 1010 Liberal Arts Math (a special section for Watauga College students and Teaching Fellows)
MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra
MAT 3520 Instructional Assistant with Lynzi Clark
MAT 4010/5530 Differential Geometry

Summer 2006

MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra
MAT 3010/5980 History of Mathematics for Teachers of Grades 9-12
Graduate Research on Visualizing Differential Geometry with Nathan Crowder

Spring 2006

MAT 1010 Liberal Arts Math (a special section for Watauga College students and Teaching Fellows)
MAT 3610 Introduction to Geometry

Summer 2005

MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra
MAT 3010/5980 History of Mathematics for Teachers of Grades 9-12

Spring 2005

MAT 1010 Liberal Arts Math (a special section for Watauga College and Teaching Fellows)
MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra
MAT 3520 Instructional Assistant with Courtney King

Fall 2004

MAT 1010 Liberal Arts Math (a special section for Watauga College students)
MAT 2130 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III
MAT 3610 Introduction to Geometry

Summer 2004

MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra
MAT 4510 Senior Honors Thesis on Classification of Geometries with John Foley
MAT 5525 Product of Learning on Active Learning in Geometry with Gina Banks

Spring 2004

MAT 1010 Liberal Arts Math (a special section for Watauga College students)
MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra
MAT 3520 Instructional Assistant with Tim Larick
MAT 4510 Senior Honors Thesis on Classification of Geometries with John Foley
MAT 5525 Product of Learning on Active Learning in Geometry with Gina Banks

Fall 2003

MAT 1010 Liberal Arts Math (a special section for Watauga College students)
MAT 3610 Introduction to Geometry
MAT 4710 Introduction to Topology
MAT 3520 Instructional Assistant with Sarah Patterson

Summer 2003

MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra
Sketchpad Component of NCM2 Graduate Geometry Course

Spring 2003

MAT 1010 Liberal Arts Math (2 sections - one of which is a special section for Watauga College students)
MAT 3010, MAT 5125-375, and MAT 5980-102 History of Mathematics with Greg Rhoads

Fall 2002

MAT 1010 Liberal Arts Math 2 sections - one a special section for Watauga College students
MAT 3610 Introduction to Geometry
MAT 3520 Instructional Assistant with Tamara Couture
MAT 5950 Mathematical Modeling - Analytical Models. Two week Guest Lecturer at CVCC, Hickory, NC.
MAT 5420 Teaching Apprenticeship in Mat 1010 with Amanda Poteet

Summer 2002

MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra
MAT 2500 Independent Study in Geometry for Teachers of Grades 6-8 with Rebecca Williamson

Spring 2002

MAT 1010 Liberal Arts Math a special section for Watauga College students
MAT 3510 Junior Honors Seminar on Applications of Geometry
MAT 5980 Geometry for Teachers of Grades 6-8 at East Burke Middle School, Icard, NC

Fall 2001

MAT 1010 Liberal Arts Math 2 sections - one a special section for Watauga College students
MAT 4710/5710 Introduction to Topology
MAT 5420 Teaching Apprenticeship in MAT 1010 with Frank Edge

Spring 2001

MAT 1010 Liberal Arts Math
MAT 2240 Introduction to Linear Algebra
MAT 4010/IDS 3530 Women and Minorities in Mathematics

Fall 2000

MAT 1010 Liberal Arts Math 2 sections
MAT 3520 Instructional Assistant with Brandon Brooks

Summer 2000

Graduate Research on Geometry of Metrics on the Plane and Sphere, and Higher Dimensional Geometry with Virginia Culyer

Spring 2000

MAT 3110 Modern Algebra
MAT 3130 Differential Equations
MAT 5530 Graduate Independent Study on Geometry of Metrics on the Plane and Sphere, and Higher Dimensional Geometry with Virginia Culyer

Fall 1999

MAT 1010 Liberal Arts Math 2 sections
MAT 4010/IDS 3530 Women in Mathematics

Spring 1999

MAT 3610 Introduction to Geometry
MAT 3130 Differential Equations
MAT 3531 Undergraduate Seminar on Teaching High School Geometry
MAT 5530 Graduate Seminar on Geometry of Surfaces and Higher Dimensions

Fall 1998

MAT 1010 Liberal Arts Math 2 sections
MAT 3130 Differential Equations