Julianna Stockton, Ph.D.
Assoc. Professor of Mathematics & Dir, 3+2 Engineering Prog
Dr. Julianna Stockton has been with the department since 2010. Her areas of interest include undergraduate mathematics education, the mathematical preparation of teachers, international comparative mathematics education, and the history of mathematics. Dr. Stockton has received grants supporting implementation of innovative teaching approaches in her courses at SHU, including incorporation of primary historical sources in mathematics classes and inquiry based learning. Recent courses include: Mathematical Structures & Proof, History of Mathematics, Calculus I-III, Linear Algebra, and Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers. Dr. Stockton also teaches courses in SHU's new first year curriculum, including The Art of Thinking, and a First Year Seminar: From Zero to Infinity, and Beyond!. Whenever the opportunity arises, she enjoys traveling the world and making pretty things out of paper.
Degrees and Certifications
- Ph.D., Columbia University (2010)
- M.Phil., Columbia University (2009)
- M.A., Teachers College, Columbia University (2007)
- B.S., Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering (2006)
- Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers
- Elementary Statistics with Business Applications
- Calculus I, II,& III
- Linear Algebra
- Mathematical Structures & Proofs
- History of Mathematics
- First Year Seminar
- Art of Thinking
Research Interests & Grants
- University Research and Creativity Grant (URCG) from SHU for project “Teachers’ Advanced Mathematics Knowledge: Understanding What Transforms the Elementary, Middle, and Secondary Teaching of Mathematics”; Summer 2012.
- NSF site-tester and trainee stipends for work on “Teaching Discrete Mathematics via Primary Historical Sources” project out of NMSU; 2010-2012.
- Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) Grant for studying Hungarian language and history; 2008-2009.
Research interests include undergraduate mathematics education, the mathematical preparation of teachers, international comparative mathematics education, the history of mathematics, and women in mathematics, science, and engineering.
Grants received include:
Honors, Awards & Fellowships
- Project NExT Fellowship – Mathematical Association of America; 2011-2012
- Eugene W. Hellmich Math Scholarship – Teachers College, Columbia University; 2008
- Franklin W. Olin Scholar – Olin College of Engineering; 2002-2006
- Olin Partner – Olin College of Engineering; 2001-2002