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Mike Nancarrow

Dr. Mike Nancarrow

Professor of Mathematics


Email address  mnancar@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7315
Office location  Merritt Penticoff Science Bld, 210


  • Ph.D., Florida State University, 2004
  • M.A.T., Jacksonville University, 2007
  • B.S., Excelsior College, 1991

Areas of Specialization

  • Mathematics Education, Ordinary Differential Equations, Calculus


  • Delivered invited workshop, “IRB Application and Approval Process for Human Subjects Research” at the Jacksonville University Center for Teaching and Learning, October 2013.
  • Presented “An Introductory Mathematical Biology Class for Calculus II Students” at Joint Meetings of the Florida Section of the Mathematical Association of America and the Florida Two-Year College Mathematics Association, January 2015.
  • Awarded $1928.73 cash and outdoor equipment grant from Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge in support of the Outing Club, August 2016.
  • "Calculus Challenges: An Active-Learning Approach" written with colleagues Dr. Pam Crawford, Dr. Daniel Moseley, and Dr. Erika Ward, published in special issue of PRIMUS (Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies) on Improving the Teaching and Learning of Calculus (May 2018) by discussing challenges of teaching collegiate calculus.
  • Worked closely with colleagues in Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences (Dr. Roberta Christopher and Mr. Scott Egolf) and School of Education (Captain Ron Harrell) to offer a new 3 semester-hour Experiential Learning Study Away course, “SPECIAL TOPICS:  Discovering the Leader within – Wyoming Wilderness Study Away Expedition.”  Expedition orientation occurred Spring semester 2018; expedition July 2018.