## Education

1995 B.S. Mathematics (Minor: Music) Brigham Young University

1997 M.S. Mathematics University of Oregon

2002 Ph.D. Mathematics Utah State University

Thesis Advisor: LeRoy Beasley

Title: Tournament Matrices: An Overview

## Employment

1994-1995 Teaching Assistant, Brigham Young University

1995-1997 Graduate Teaching Fellow, University of Oregon

1997-2001 Graduate Teaching Assistant, Utah State University

1999-2000 Teaching Internship, Utah State University

2001-2004 Teaching Post-doc, University of Arizona

2004-2009 Assistant Professor, Nevada State College

2009-2010 Teacher, Foothill High School, Henderson, NV

2010 Assistant Professor, Brigham Young University, Hawaii

## Selected Presentations and Papers

- 1999 Tournament Matrices, Combinatorial Matrix Theory Conference, Utah State University
- 2000 Introduction to Tournaments, MAA Section Meeting, Southern Utah University
- 2000 Tournament Graphs and Matrices, Big Sky Conference on Discrete , Math, University of Montana
- 2000 Special Topics Seminar, Utah State University
- 2002 Taste-Testing in the Twenty-first Century, Entry Level Colloquium, University of Arizona
- 2003 I’ve Got a Secret: Codes and Cryptology, Entry Level Colloquium, University of Arizona
- 2003 Ranking problems in Tournaments, Undergraduate Research Seminar, University of Arizona (with Alex Toussaint)
- 2004 Mathematics for Business Decisions Workshop, MAA Section Meeting, Moravian College (with Deborah Hughes-Hallett)
- 2007 Election Selection: the Theory of Voting, Nevada State College LAS Colloquium
- 2008 Cooperative Curriculum: Enhancing Student Experience Through Interdisciplinary Course Development, ISETL Conference
- 2013 Election Selection: The Mathematics of Voting, BYUH Honors Colloquium
- 2018 Improving Student Learning Outcomes by Using an Applet in Class, Proceedings of the 23rd Annual ATCM**
- 2019 Mining Cryptocurrency for Mathematics Applications, Asia Technology Conference in Mathematics
- ** Received “Best Presenter” for presenting this paper at the ATCM

## Memberships

- Mathematics Association of America
- National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
- Hawaii Council of Teachers of Mathematics

## Institutional Service

- 2002 Faculty Coordinator for Undergraduate Teaching Assistants
- 2003 Faculty Advisor for an Undergraduate Teaching Assistant
- 2004 Faculty Senator and Chair of the Workload Committee
- 2005 Faculty Senator and Co-Chair of the Finance Committee
- 2007 Faculty Advisor for the Nevada State College Chamber Choir
- 2010- Math Bowl Committee (Hawaii State Mathematics Championships)
- 2010-16 General Education Committee
- 2011-20 Faculty Advisor for the BYUH Ballroom Dance Club
- 2016-20 Chair, General Education
- 2021-24 Faculty Advisory Council (2023-4, FAC Chair)

## Student Research Mentored

Alex Toussaint - 2003 Ranking Basketball Teams

Gordon Davis - 2003 Criteria for Assessing a Ranking Method

Gareth Tam - 2014 Mathematical Models using a 3-D Printer

Jon Frey

Alex Chan

John Grosh - 2014 Introduction to Matroids

Michael Throolin - 2016 Probability Models for Rolling Irregular Dice in 2-D

Kainalu Barino

## Course Development

NSC

314 History of Mathematics

330 Linear Algebra

331 Groups, Rings, and Fields

381 Discrete Math

475 Euclidean and Non-Euclidean Geometry

AST103 Intro to Astronomy: The Solar System

Stat391 Statistics for the Biological Sciences

BYUH

- 107 Quantitative Reasoning
- 390 Topology
- 490 History of Math, Graph Theory, Coding and Cryptography

## Teaching Experience: Courses Taught

BYU 1994-1995

- 344 Calculus of Several Variables (lab session)
- 112H Honors Calculus I (lab session)
- 113H Honors Calculus II (lab session)

U. of O. 1995-1997

- 105 University Math I
- 106 University Math II
- 111 College Algebra
- 112 Pre-Calculus

U. S. U. 1997-2001

- 1010 Intermediate Algebra
- 1050 College Algebra
- 1060 Trigonometry
- 1100 Techniques of Calculus
- 1210 Calculus I
- 1220 Calculus II
- 2250 Linear Algebra & Differential Equations
- 3310 Discrete Math
- 4310 Introduction to Abstract Algebra

U. of A. 2001-2004

- 105 Math in Modern Society
- 110 College Algebra
- 111 Trigonometry
- 115A Business Math I
- 115 B Business Math II
- 124 Calculus I
- 129 Calculus II
- 215 Linear Algebra
- 243 Discrete Math
- 263 Introduction to Statistics and Biostatistics
- 302A Understanding Elementary Mathematics I
- 322 Analysis for Engineers

N. S. C. 2004-2009

- 093 Pre-Algebra
- 096 Intermediate Algebra
- 097 Beginning and Intermediate Algebra
- 120 Fundamentals of College Mathematics
- 124 College Algebra
- 128 Pre-Calculus
- 132 Finite Mathematics
- 181 Calculus I
- 314 History of Mathematics
- 330 Linear Algebra
- 331 Groups, Rings, and Fields
- 381 Discrete Math
- 475 Euclidian and Non-Euclidean Geometry
- AST103 Introduction to Astronomy: The Solar System
- PSY210 Introduction to Statistical Methods
- STAT391 Statistics for the Biological Sciences

Foothill H.S. 2009-2010

- Geometry
- Algebra 2/Trigonometry
- Trigonometry/Probability/Statistics

BYU Hawaii 2010

- 106 Mathematical Reasoning
- 107 Quantitative Reasoning
- 110 College Algebra
- 111 Trigonometry/Analysis
- 119 Applied Calculus
- 212 Calculus I
- 213 Calculus II
- 214 Calculus III
- 221 Principles of Statistics
- 223 Principles of Statistics II
- 301 Foundations of Math
- 302 Foundations of Geometry
- 308 Math and Technology
- 343 Linear Algebra
- 377 Secondary Math Teaching Methods
- 390 Special Topics
- 441 Introduction to Analysis I
- 442 Introduction to Analysis II
- 471 Abstract Algebra I
- 472 Abstract Algebra II
- 490 Math Seminar

## Grants Participated in

- 2002-3 Eisenhower Grant: Enriching Middle School Mathematics.
- Purpose: to broaden the mathematical content knowledge of middle school teachers in the Tucson area. (Co-PI)
- 2005 NeCoTIP Grant: Professional Learning Communities - Mt. Charleston Elementary.
- Purpose: to establish a PLC at Mt. Charleston Elementary and assist with professional development (Data Analysis)
- 2007 NeCoTIP Grant: Technology and Empowerment in the Classroom Project.
- Purpose: Train in-service secondary teachers in classroom instructional technology (Workshop Facilitator)

## Other Teaching Experience

- 1986-1988 Volunteer teacher for Boise Schools Community Education, teaching classes in calligraphy and origami.
- 1995 Instructor for Children’s College, at the University of New Mexico at Los Alamos, teaching HTML.
- 1996-1997 Volunteer teacher for the LDS Church Education System
- 2015 - 2022 (Religious Education for High School Students)
- 1999-2001 Volunteer Ballroom Dance Instructor at Historic Elite Hall in Hyrum Utah.
- 2011 - 2012 Instructor for Hawaii Department of Education Teacher Development Workshops, Windward District Office

## Community Service

- Volunteer on the Mathematics Content Panel, Hawaii Department of Education 2011-2012
- Guest Presenter on “Do the Math” educational television show, University of Arizona, 2003-2004
- Volunteer for the Flandrau Science Center (Children’s Science Museum on the University of Arizona Campus) 2001-2004
- Volunteer for the Moore Library at Utah State University Edith Bowen Laboratory School 1998-2001
- Volunteer Scout leader, 1999-2019
- President and Advertising director of the Oregon Ballroom Dance Club, 1995-1997

## References

- Scott Hyde, Math Department Head, BYU Hawaii
- Erika Beck, President, California State University - Channel Islands
- Sandip Thanki, Director of Institutional Research, Nevada State College
- Jason Lee, Assoc. Professor of Mathematics, Montgomery College
- Deborah Hughes-Hallett, Professor of Mathematics, Univ. of Arizona
- LeRoy Beasley, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics, Utah State University

CV Last Revised June 7, 2024