Assistant Professor of Mathematics
- Ed.D. in CISE with a Mathematics emphasis – University of Virginia, 2017
Advisor: Peter Youngs
- MS in Applied Mathematics – University of Florida, 2007
Advisor: Maia Martcheva
- BS in Mathematics & BA in Spanish – Lynchburg College, 2005
- 2008 – present, Assistant Professor of Mathematics, University of Lynchburg
- 2005 – 2007, 2014, 2016: Teaching Assistant, University of Florida and University of Virginia
- 2010 – 2013: Director of Cross Country & Track and Field, University of Lynchburg
- 2009 – 2011: Course Instructor for the University of Lynchburg’s residential Governors School
- 2007 – 2008: High School Mathematics Teacher, Buchholtz High School
- 2001 – 2005: Peer Assistant Supplemental Study Leader, University of Lynchburg
- 2002 – 2006: Substitute Teacher, Bound Brook High School
1) Pre-service teacher education, specifically mathematical content knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge, practical teaching experiences, and self-efficacy.
2) Mathematical modeling.
3) Computer programming in Excel, Visual Basic, Maple, and SPSS.
Awards and Publications
- 2019: Part of committee who were recipients of the 2019 NSF Robert Noyce Scholarship.
- 2017: Recipient of the DuPont Summer Innovative Teaching Grant.
- 2008: M. Martcheva and D. Thomasey, Serotype Replacement of Vertically Transmitted Diseases Through Perfect Vaccination, Journal of Biological Systems, Vol. 16 (2), 2008, p255-277.
- 2005: One of twenty-nine National Recipients of the NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship
- 2005: Outstanding Senior in Mathematics, Lynchburg College departmental award
- 2005: Outstanding Senior in Spanish, Lynchburg College departmental award
- 2005: Somerville Scholar Nominee, Lynchburg College’s top academic achievement
- 2005: Robert Hill Distinguished Scholar Nominee, Lynchburg College
- 2004, 2005: Two time All-American in the Division III Track and Field Decathlon
- 2003, 2005: Lynchburg College Scholar Athlete
- February 2005, Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society, Virginia Beach, Virginia, “The Effects off a Parasitic Copepod (Achtheres) on Smith Mountain Lake.”
- March, 2007, Master’s Thesis Defense, Gainesville, Florida, “Serotype Replacement of Vertically Transmitted Diseases Through Perfect Vaccination.”
- April, 2008, Mathematics Club, Lynchburg, College, “A Look into Real World Mathematics.”
- April, 2010, Lynchburg College Science Gang, Lynchburg, Virginia, “The Clear Complexity of Lake Conditions Through Herbivores and Mathematical Models.”
- Ph Mu Epsilon Mathematics Society (2014-Present)
- Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society (2004-Pres.)
- Phi Lota Foreign Language Society (2003-Present)