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Dr. Pam Crawford

Professor and Chair of Mathematics

Mathematics

Email address  pcrawfo@ju.edu
Telephone number  (904) 256-7303
Office location  Merritt Penticoff Science Bld, 208

Education

Ph.D., Western Michigan University 

Areas of Specialization

Undergraduate Mathematics Education, History of Mathematics, Complex Analysis

Accomplishments

  • Jacksonville University Liaison for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
  • Governor/Section Representative for the Florida Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), 2016-2019.
  • Member of the SAT Mathematics Committee.
  • Reader for the Advanced Placement Calculus Exam (AB and BC).
  • Co-organizer of the MAA Contributed Paper Session on "The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Collegiate Mathematics," AMS/MAA Joint Meetings (2010 – present).
  • "Calculus Challenges: An Active-Learning Approach" written with colleagues Dr. Daniel Moseley, Dr. Mike Nancarrow, 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). Sought out by editors of this special PRIMUS journal volume to contribute article on challenges of teaching collegiate calculus.
  • "Investigating How Students’ Linking Historical Events to Developments in Mathematics Changed Engagement in a History of Mathematics Course" – Published in Doing the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Mathematics, edited by J. Dewar and C. Bennett, MAA Notes series (Volume 83, 2015). This volume is a how-to guide for doing Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) research in mathematics and was published to promote a greater understanding of SoTL work and its value to the mathematics community.