Refereed Publications, Conference Proceedings Papers,
and Posters

Purdom, Troy; Mermier, Christine; Dokladny, Karol;
Moriarty, Terence; Lunsford, Leigh; Cole, Nathan; Johnson, Kelly; Kravitz,
Len (2021),"Predictors of Fat Oxidation and Caloric Expenditure With and
Without Weighted Vest Running,” Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research,
35(7):18651872,
July 2021.
https://journals.lww.com/nscajscr/Fulltext/2021/07000/Predictors_of_Fat_Oxidation_and_Caloric.12.aspx

Lunsford, M. L., Poplin, P. L., Pederson, J. G, (2018) “From Research to
Practice: Using Assessment and Early Intervention to Improve Student Success
in Introductory Statistics,” Journal of Statistics Education, Volume 26,
2018  Issue 2, Pages 125134, Published online: 21 Aug 2018,
https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10691898.2018.1483785.

Lunsford, M. L. & Pendergrass, M. H. (2016) "Making Online Homework
Work," PRIMUS, Volume 26, Issue 6, p. 531544.

Lunsford, M. L. (2015) “Slide and Divide: Using a
Slick Trick to Dive into Deeper Deeper Mathematics,” MathAMATYC Educator,
Volume 7, Number 1, p 4145.
Donnelly, S., Fink, A., Fink, M.,
Lunsford, M. L., Rhoten,
M., and Scheitlin, K. (2012) "Full
Immersion: The Chesapeake Bay Watershed as an Environment for Learning
Science in a Civic Context," Science Education and Civic Engagement,
Volume 4, Issue 2, p. 3441.

Pendergrass, M. and Lunsford, M. L.
(2011) "Bayesian Inference Using Data from a Real Galton
Board," a PeerReviewed Contributed Beyond Poster at the United States
Conference on Teaching Statistics, May 1921.

Abrams, William
P. and
Lunsford, M. Leigh
(2011)
"Mathematical Vignettes in a
UniversityControlled Freshman Seminar, or 'Oh  That's Cool!'," PRIMUS,
Volume 21, Issue 3 (2011), 274282.

Lunsford, M. L. and Poplin, P.
(2011) "From
Research to Practice: Basic Mathematics Skills and Success in
Introductory Statistics," Journal of Statistics Education,
Volume 19, Number 1,
www.amstat.org/publications/jse/v19n1/lunsford.pdf

Lunsford, M. L. and Fink, A. D. D.
(2010) "Water
Taste Test Data," in the Datasets and Stories section of the Journal of
Statistics Education, Volume 18, Number 1,
www.amstat.org/publications/jse/v18n1/lunsford.pdf

Fink, A. D. D. and Lunsford, M. L.
(2009)
"Bridging the Divides: Using a Collaborative Honors Research Experience to
Link Academic Learning to Civic Issues," Honors in Practice, National
Collegiate Honors Council, Volume 5, p 97113.

Lunsford, M. L., Pendergrass, M., Poplin, P.,
and Shoenthal, D.(2008) "The Naive Chain Rule," in
Classroom Capsules of The College Mathematics Journal, Vol. 39, No.
2, p. 142145.

Lunsford, M. L., Rowell, G. H., and
GoodsonEspy, T (2008) "Assessment of Student
Understanding of the Central Limit Theorem," CHANCE Magazine, Vol
21, No 1, p 2732.

Lunsford, M. L., Rowell, G. H., and GoodsonEspy, T.
(2006), "Classroom Research: Assessment of Student Understanding of Sampling
Distributions of Means and the Central Limit Theorem in PostCalculus
Probability and Statistics Courses," Journal of
Statistics Education [On line] 14(3).
www.amstat.org/publications/jse/v14n3/lunsford.html

GoodsonEspy, T. J., Lunsford, M. L., & Rowell, G. H.
(2005) "A Workshop for Grade
512 Probability Simulations Based on Adaptations of National Science
Foundation Sponsored Curriculum Materials for University Probability &
Statistics," Proceedings of the International Conference of the Society
of Information Technology and Teacher Education
(refereed proceedings), March 15, Phoenix, AZ,
p 34673472.

Lunsford, M. L.
(1997) "Generalized Variational and QuasiVariational
Inequalities with Discontinuous Operators",
Journal
of Mathematical Analysis and Applications, Vol. 214, No. 1, p 245263 (doi:10.1006/jmaa.1997.5625).
See a review of this paper in Mathematical Reviews.
Conference Proceedings Papers
(NonRefereed)

Lunsford M. L., Rowell, G. H., GoodsonEspy, T. J.,
"Applying an Action Research Model to Assess Student
Understanding of the Central Limit Theorem in PostCalculus Probability and
Statistics Courses,", 2005 Proceedings of the American Statistical
Association, Section on Statistical Education [CDROM], 22722277,
Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association.

Rowell, G. H., Lunsford M. L.,
GoodsonEspy, T. J., "An Application of the Action Research Model for
Assessment: Preliminary Report,",
2003 Proceedings of the American Statistical
Association, Section on Statistical Education [CDROM], 35683571,
Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association.

Drake, R., Lunsford, M. L., "Lessons Learned in a PhaseIn Approach to the HLA
Compliance and Migration of Legacy Simulations, " Spring 2000 Simulation Interoperability
Workshop, 00SSIW043, March 2000.
Select Publications
(NonRefereed)

As a correspondent for the Media Highlights column of
The College Mathematics Journal published by the Mathematical
Association of America, I have written reviews of the following articles:

In Vol. 38, No. 2, March 2007:

In Vol. 38, No. 1, January 2007:

In Vol. 37,
No. 4, September 2006:

In Vol. 37, No.3, May 2006:

"Increasing Math and Science Achievement: The Best and Worst of the
East and West," Yong Zhao, Phi Delta Kappan, November 2005,
219222

"Where Else to
Publish," Paul J. Campbell and Kunio Mitsumi, UMAP Journal, Vol. 26,
No.2 (Summer 2005), 93114.

Lunsford, M. L., Marano, L. E., "PTP 'Women
in Mathematics Delegation'
Visits China," the Association for Women in Mathematics
Newsletter, Vol. 36, No. 5, Sept.Oct. 2006, pp. 1719.

Lunsford, M. L., "Back to Academia!," in the electronic
newsletter Concerns of Young Mathematicians, Volume 9, Issue 6,
September 2001, published by the Young
Mathematicians Network. You can find this article in the YMN
archives.

Lunsford, M. L., "Enhancement of Virtual Environments to Support Human Factors
Engineering and Operations Analysis in the ANVIL", Research Reports,
1998, NASA/ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowship Programs, Eds. G.R. Karr, L.M.
Freeman, J. Dowdy, 1998.

Lunsford, M. L.,
"Virtual Environment Computer Simulations to Support Human Factors
Engineering and Operations Analysis for the RLV Program", Research
Reports, 1997, NASA/ASEE Summer Faculty Fellowship Programs, Eds. G.R.
Karr, L.M. Freeman, J. Dowdy, p. XXX, 1997.

Lunsford, M. L.,
Existence Results for Generalized Variational Inequalities, Ph.D.
Dissertation, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 1995.
Select
Presentations (including at Workshops and
Minicourses)

Lessons Learned in an Art + Math Studio Art
Course, coauthored by LU Art Colleague
Kerri Cushman, MAA MathFest, August 2022, Philadephia.

To Infinity and Beyond,
Longwood University Blackwell Talk, March 14, 2022.

Implementation and Continuation Issues for Supporting Underprepared
Introductory Statistics Students Using an Assessment and Peer Tutoring
Intervention Program. 2021 MathFest, August 7, with Phillip L. Poplin
and Leah N. ShillingStouffer in an MAA Invited Paper Session on “Supporting
Student Success in Introductory Statistics through EvidenceBased Practices.”

Creating an Art+Math UpperLevel GeneralEducation Mathematics and
Studio Art Course,” with Kerri Cushman (Longwood University, Art), at
the 2019 JMM, Jan. 18, Baltimore.

Using Assessment and Early Intervention to Improve Student Success in
Introductory Statistics, with
Phillip Poplin and JoEllen Pederson, Joint Mathematics
Meetings, San Diego, CA, Jan. 13, 2018.

Body Image in Popular Culture: A Comparison of Body Mass Index (BMI)
Among Celebrities, Students, and Superheroes,
with Marcus Pendergrass and JoEllen Pederson,
Joint
Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, CA, Jan. 11, 2018.

Transitioning from the
finite to the infinite in l^2,
MathFest 2017, July 28, Chicago.

Invited panelist for a
“Town Hall Meeting: Revising Guidelines on Resources and Technology for
Mathematics Faculty” at MathFest 2017, July
27, Chicago.

Analysis of the Quantitative Reasoning and
Literacy Assessment at Longwood University as an Indicator for Success in
Math 164 and Math 171,
with Phillip Poplin, Longwood University
Assessment Conference, February, 2016.
http://blogs.longwood.edu/assessconference2016/2015/01/28/analysisoftheqrla/.

Teaching Introductory Statistics (for instructors
new to teaching statistics), an MAA Minicourse at the Joint Mathematics
Meetings, cotaught with Carolyn Cuff , San Antonio, TX, Jan. 11 and 13,
2015.

Helping Statistical Concepts "Click" with
Students. Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Antonio, TX, Jan. 10,
2015.

Invited Panelist for a Panel Discussion on “Incorporating
RealWorld Applications into Calculus and Statistics Courses” in the
Project NExT Session at the MathFest 2104, August 6, Portland, OR.

Slip Sliding Away, at the MDDCVA Spring Sectional Meeting, JMU, April 26, 2014.

Assessment With a Purpose: Improving Introductory Statistics at Longwood
University, Leigh Lunsford, Phillip Poplin, and Susan
Browder, Longwood University Assessment Conference, February, 2014. Online
at: http://blogs.longwood.edu/14assessconf/2014/01/22/48/.

The Scarlett Letter: How we repented and came to value purposeful
assessment. with Phillip Poplin, invited presentation in the MAA
Session on Assessing Student Learning: Alternative Approaches at the Joint
Mathematics Meetings, Balitmore, MD, January 15, 2014.

The Scarlet Letter: Assessment with a Purpose, with Phillip Poplin,
MathFest 2013, Hartford, CN, August 2, 2013.

Pi
Equals Four,
Longwood University Colloquium Speaker, March 14, 2013.

Using Assessment to
Increase Student Success in Introductory Statistics (MATH 171),
with Dr. Phillip Poplin, Longwood University Assessment Conference, January,
2013. Online at
http://blogs.longwood.edu/assessconference/presentation/usingassessmenttoincreasestudentsuccessinintroductorystatisticsmath171/

Pi Equals Four,
HampdenSydney Colloquium
Speaker, March 27, 2012.

Galton Meets Bayes: Prior Beliefs Inform the
Scientific Method, with Marcus Pendergrass at the Spring 2011
MDDCVA MAA Section Meeting, April 16, 2011.

Introductory Statistics and Science: A Collaborative
Teaching Approach, with Alix D. Dowling Fink, at the Joint
Mathematics Meetings, New Orleans, LA, Jan. 9, 2011.

Invited Panelist for a Panel Discussion on "Undergraduate
Research" in the Section Project NExT Session at the MAA MDDCVA Fall 2010
Section Meeting, November 5, George Mason University, Fairfaix, VA.

Basic Mathematics Skills and Success in
Introductory Statistics (or Could You Pass Intro Stats?), with Phillip
Poplin, at the Monday Blackwell Talks at LU, March 1, 2010.

Creating and Analyzing cDNA Microarrays: Building
Collaborative Undergraduate Research Projects, with Consuelo Alvarez,
MathFest 2007, San Jose,
CA, August 5, 2007.

Invited Panelist for a Panel Discussion on "Promotion and
Tenure" in the Section Project NExT Session at the MAA MDDCVA Spring 2007
Section Meeting, April 14, Roanoke College, Roanoke, VA.

Coorganizer and comoderator (with Lisa Marano) for the panel discussion,
"Mathematics and Mathematicians in Emerging Nations," Joint Mathematics
Meetings, 5 January, 2007, New Orleans, LA.

Applying an Action Research
Model to Assess Student Understanding of the Central Limit Theorem in
PostCalculus Probability and Statistics Courses,
Lunsford, Myrtis Leigh*
;GoodsonEspy, Tracy; Rowell, Ginger Holmes, ASA Section on
Statistical Education,
2005 Joint Statistical Meetings (JSM), August
7–11, 2005. *presenter.

Organizer and Moderator for a "Grant
Writing Workshop" presented to the Section Project NExT at the MAA MDDCVA
Spring 2005 Section Meeting, April 2, 2005, Charlottesville, VA.

Averaging Reduces Error,
High Point
University Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Colloquium
invited speaker, March 16, 2005.

Organizer and Presenter at a
Summer Workshop for College Faculty on Using Activity and WebBased
Materials in Post Calculus Probability and Statistics Courses,
University of Alabama in Huntsville (as part of my NSF
Grant), July 2004.

Organizer and Moderator for a Panel
Discussion on "No Child Left Behind" at the 83rd Annual Southeastern MAA
Section Meeting, March, 2004.

Grant Writing presented at the Southeastern
Project NExT Sessions at the 83rd Annual MAA Southeastern Section Meeting,
March 2004 (presentation cowriters: Tracy GoodsonEspy and Ginger
Holmes Rowell).

Invited Panelist for a Panel
Discussion on "Finding Your Next Job," Sponsored by the Young
Mathematicians Network and Project NExT, Joint Mathematics Meetings, Phoenix,
AZ, January 8, 2004.

Incorporating Activities and
WebBased Materials Into High School Probability and Statistics Classes,
with Tracy GoodsonEspy, Alabama Council of Teachers Fall Forum, Montgomery, AL,
November 14, 2003.

Incorporating
Activities and WebBased Materials into PostCalculus Probability and
Statistics, A Preliminary Report,
at the 82nd Annual MAA Southeastern Section
Meeting, March 2003.

To Infinity and Beyond, BirminghamSouthern
College Fall Mathematics Colloquium invited speaker, November 12,
2002.

Grant Writing presented at the Southeastern
Project NExT Sessions at the 81st Annual MAA Southeastern Section Meeting,
March 2002.

Coorganized and Moderated a Panel Discussion on
"What is Project NExT" for the 80th Annual MAA Southeastern Section
meeting, March 2001.

Computing Beam Shape Loss for Phased Array Radars,
at the 80th Annual MAA Southeastern Section Meeting, March, 2001.

Lessons Learned in a PhaseIn Approach to the HLA Compliance and Migration
of Legacy Simulations, at the Spring 2000
Simulation Interoperability Workshop to the Research,
Development, and Engineering Forum and the Test
and Evaluation Forum, March 2000.

Antenna Patterns and Such, UAH Mathematics Club Invited Speaker,
December, 1999.

Invited Panelist for a Panel Discussion on "Summer Research
Opportunities for Faculty in Government and Industry", Joint AMS/MAA
Meetings, January 1999.

Existence Results for the Generalized QuasiVariational Inequality,
Joint Mathematics Meeting, San Francisco, January 1995.

Infinity, UAH Mathematics Club Invited Speaker, October 1994.

Some Existence Results for the Generalized QuasiVariational Problem,
Joint Program in Applied Mathematics Meeting, University of Alabama in
Huntsville, Fall, 1994.

Exponential Distributions on Semigroups, Joint Mathematics Meeting,
Baltimore, January 1992.
