Meet the Project Team!
Principal Investigator: | Sean Larsen | |
Sean is a professor in the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Portland State University. Sean’s scholarly activity is focused on the teaching and learning of advanced mathematics. He especially likes to do instructional design work that draws on the Theory of Realistic Mathematics Education. Contact at: slarsen@pdx.edu | ||
Co-Principal Investigator: |
Kristen Vroom | |
Kristen is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education at Michigan State University's Lyman Briggs College and Program in Mathematics Education. Her research aims to transform undergraduate classrooms to support students' engagement in mathematical practices such as defining and conjecturing. Contact at: vroom@msu.edu | ||
Co-Principal Investigator: |
Stephen Strand | |
Steve is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics at CSU, Chico. His research in undergraduate Mathematics Education is primarily focused on developing inquiry-oriented, student-centered instructional sequences for proof-based math courses using the design theory of Realistic Mathematics Education. This research blends his passions for mathematics, understanding student thinking, and pedagogy. Contact at: SRStrand@csuchico.edu |
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Co-Principal Investigator: |
Mark Yannotta | |
Mark is a full-time mathematics instructor at Clackamas Community College. One of Mark’s passions is supporting two-year college mathematics majors, mathematics minors, and future mathematics teachers in their transition to four-year institutions. Contact at: marky@clackamas.edu
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GRA (Lead): |
Tenchita Alzaga Elizondo | |
Tenchita is an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. She completed her PhD in Mathematics Education in the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Portland State University. Her current research focuses on studying classroom activity in inquiry-oriented undergraduate mathematics courses, particularly proof-based courses. Some of her work also investigates the use of technology in these courses. Contact at: hortensia.alzagaelizondo@utrgv.edu | ||
GRA: |
David Brown | |
David is a part-time Graduate Research Assistant working on a PhD in Mathematics Education in the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Portland State University. He is interested in students generalizing activity both individually and collectively. More dissertation details forthcoming! Contact at: drb6@pdx.edu | ||
GRA: |
Brittney Ellis | |
Brittney (Bea) is an Assistant Professor at Texas State University and completed her PhD in Mathematics Education in the Fariborz Maseeh Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Portland State University. Her current research is on classroom discourse practices to support small group work and whole-class discussion with an emphasis on equity, power, and positioning. Contact at: bme3@pdx.edu | ||
GRA: |
Adam Eide | |
Adam is a Graduate Research Assistant working towards a PhD in Mathematics Education at Oregon State University. His dissertation is still in the developmental stages so more details hopefully soon! Contact at: eidead@oregonstate.edu |