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current positions

Previous positions

  • Associate and Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Southwestern University, 2007-2018
  • Chair of the Enrollment and Retention Committee, 2015-2016
  • Science Advisor, NPR's Studio 360, Science and Creativity series, 2015-2016
  • Advisory board member, Art.Science.Gallery in Austin, TX, 2013-2016


  • currently teaching Fall 2017: Geometry, Linear Algebra, Explorations in Mathematics
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  • 2018: MAA Carl B. Allendoerfer Award for expository excellence of papers published in Mathematics Magazine in 2017
  • 2015: Dr. Lawrence Musgrove’s Visual Thinking for Engaged Learning grant, $500, funded by the Presidential Innovation Grants Initiative
  • 2012-2014: NSF-DUE Type I grant #1140113, $69,432, a two-year grant to write a textbook on Projective Geometry Applied to Perspective Art (together with co-PI Annalisa Crannell's portion, $73,344), National Science Foundation
    • One of 125 awards out of 1050 submitted proposals.
  • 2011: AIBL Small Grant, $4000, a grant to create an inquiry based learning math and art course, funded by the Educational Advancement Foundation
  • 2009: Faculty-Student Project Research Grant, $7590, a grant to do research with a student for his honors thesis for 8 weeks, Southwestern Univerisity
  • 2009: Brown Innovation in Teaching Award, $9000, a grant to research innovative pedagogy and organize a teaching workshop, Southwestern University
  • 2007: B.F. Bryant Prize for Excellence in Teaching, Vanderbilt University