Teaching Fellow in Mathematics, Earlham College
B.A. 2002, Knox College
M.S. 2010, University of New Mexico
Ph.D. 2014, University of New Mexico Changes in Student Proving Skills and Attitudes Following a Cooperative Learning Seminar Michael Nakamaye and Kristin Umland, co-advisors
Research Area: I study the transition advanced mathematics students make from what most people think of as mathematics to what mathematicians think of as mathematics. Mathematical proofs are the heart and soul of the discipline, and I study how and why students struggle with that transition.