Professional Experience Professional Development/Continuing Education
Education
Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics, University of Alabama System (Huntsville), 12/1995.
Dissertation Title:
Existence Results for Generalized Variational Inequalities
Advisor: Professor Claudio Morales
Minor Area: Computer Science (12 Graduate Hours in CS)
MA in Mathematics, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 6/1991
Received the Departmental Achievement Award (via recommendation by the Department of Mathematical Sciences faculty), 6/1991
BS in Mathematics and Computer Science, Mississippi State University, 12/1985
summa cum laude, Alpha Lambda Delta 4/7/82, Phi Eta Sigma 3/13/82, Phi Kappa Phi 4/1/85, Upsilon Pi Epsilon 4/24/85, Mississippi State Society of Scholars in the Arts and Sciences 11/19/85
Professor of Mathematics, 3/27/2013 - Present.
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Tenured, Longwood University, Farmville, VA, 3/27/2010 - 3/27/2013.
Associate Professor of Mathematics, Non-Tenured, Longwood University, Farmville, VA, 3/27/2007 - 3/27/2010
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Longwood University, Farmville, VA, Fall 2004 - 3/27/2007
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville AL, 2003/2004 Academic Year
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Athens State University, Athens AL, Fall 2000 – Spring 2003
Scientist, COLSA Corporation, 1998 - 2000, Director of the Space and Missile Defense Battle Lab's (SMDBL) Federation Analysis Support Technology Lab (FASTLab) and Project Lead for the National Missile Defense (NMD) Ground Based Radar (GBR) Hardware In The Loop (HWIL) High Level Architecture (HLA) compliance and migration effort.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Alabama A & M University, Normal AL, Fall 1996 – Fall 1998.
Part Time Instructor, Rhodes College, Christian Brothers University, and Shelby State Community College, Memphis (now called Southwest Tennessee Community College), TN, Academic Year 1995/1996. Taught part-time at various institutions in the Memphis area while completing Ph.D.
Calculus Workshop Leader, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL, Summer Semester 1995.
Graduate Teaching Assistant in Mathematics, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Fall 1988 to Spring 1995. Full responsibility for all classes taught.
Computer Programmer/Analyst, Science Applications International Corporation, Huntsville, AL, 1986 to 1988.
Computer Programmer/Analyst, Computer Sciences Corporation, Bay St. Louis, MS, 1986.
Co-op Student Engineer, South Central Bell, Hattiesburg, MS, Spring 1983.
Co-op Student Engineer, John Deere Plow and Planter Works, Moline, Illinois, Summer 1982.
Select Professional Development/Continuing Education
Workshop Participant: JMP AP Statistics workshop in Arlington, VA, August, 2016.
Workshop Participant: 3D-Printing Mathematical Objects at MD-DC-VA Sectional Meeting, JMU, April 25, 2014.
MAA Minicourse
Particpant:
Improvisation for the
Mathematics Classroom,
Joint Mathematics Meetings, Baltimore, MD, Jan. 15 and 17, 2014.
MAA Minicourse Participant: Teaching with Classroom Voting and Clickers, Hartford, CT, MathFest, August 1 - 2, 2013.
Attended Longwood University's Teaching and Learning Institute, May 22, 2013.
MAA Minicourse Participant: Teaching Differential Equations with Modeling, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Boston, MA, Jan. 4 and 6, 2012.
MAA Minicourse Participant: A Dynamical Systems Approach to the Differential Equations Course, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Boston, MA, Jan. 5 and 7, 2012.
Workshop Participant in the
2011 GCAT
Synthetic Biology Workshop, June 16 - 18, 2011,
Missouri Western State University, St.
Joseph, MO.
GCAT (Genome Consortium for Active Teaching) 2006 Dry Lab Mini-Workshop at Davidson College given by Laurie J. Heyer and A. Malcolm Campbell, Davidson, NC, 17-18 July, 2006.
MAA Minicourse Participant: Educating About the State of the Planet and Sustainability while Enhancing Calculus, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Washington, DC, Jan. 5 and 7, 2009.
MAA Ancillary Workshop Participant: Teaching Introductory Data Analysis Through Modeling, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Washington, DC, Jan. 4, 2009.
Co-Organizer and Participant in a workshop on Integrating Curricula in the Mathematical, Biological, and Environmental Sciences, hosted by the LU Mathematics and CS Department along with the LU Biological and Environmental Sciences Department on Saturday, April 12, 2008.
MAA Short Course Participant: Implementing Biology Across the Mathematics Curriculum, MathFest, San Jose, CA, August 1-2, 2007.
Workshop Participant in the GCAT (Genome Consortium for Active Teaching) Microarray Workshop (Workshop 1), at Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA, July 8-13, 2007.
Student: Took the graduate course BIOS 567: Statistical Methods for Microarray Data taught by Dr. Kelly Archer of Virginia Commonwealth University's Biostatistics Department, Spring 2007 Semester.
MAA Minicourse Participant: Creating Visual Mathematics Applets Using Flash Programming, Joint Mathematics Meetings, New Orleans, LA, Jan. 2007
Workshop Participant in the GCAT (Genome Consortium for Active Teaching) 2006 Dry Lab Mini-Workshop at Davidson College given by Laurie J. Heyer and A. Malcolm Campbell, Davidson, NC, 17-18 July, 2006.
MAA Minicourse Participant: Creating Interactive Workbooks Using MS Excel, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 2005.
MAA Minicourse Participant: Java Applets in Teaching Mathematics, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Atlanta, Georgia, Jan. 2005.
MAA Minicourse Participant: A First Real Course in Mathematical Modeling, Southeastern Section Meeting of the MAA, March 2004.
MAA Minicourse Participant: Getting Students Involved in Undergraduate Research, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Phoenix, Arizona, January 2004.
Co-Organizer, Presenter, and Participant in A Workshop for College Faculty on Using Activity- and Web-Based Materials in Post Calculus Probability and Statistics Courses, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Summer 2004.
Regular Attendee: University of Alabama in Huntsville Analysis Seminar, Fall 2003.
Participant in the Probability and Statistics Web Workshop, University of Alabama in Huntsville, Summer 2003. A workshop on web-based course materials for teachers in probability and statistics. As part of the workshop, converted teaching materials for probability into web-based materials.
MAA Minicourse Participant: Teaching Mathematics From Afar, Southeastern Section Meeting of the MAA, March 2002.
Regular Attendee: University of Alabama in Huntsville Mathematics Education Seminar, Spring 2002.
MAA Minicourse Participant: Teaching Contemporary Statistics with Active Learning, Joint Mathematics Meetings, 2001.