AWARDS & EDUCATION

GRANTS AND AWARDS
  • 2024
    2019
    JACKSONVILLE

    $1.6M TEACHER QUALITY PARTNERSHIP GRANT (TQP) - CO-PI

    US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

    The Teacher Quality Partnership (TQP) Grant Program aims to increase student achievement by improving the quality of new prospective teachers by enhancing the preparation of prospective teachers and the professional development activities for current teachers; holding teacher preparation programs at institutions of higher education accountable for preparing talented, certified or licensed and effective teachers; and recruiting effective individuals, including minorities and individuals from other occupations, into the teaching force.
  • JACKSONVILLE

    2021 STARS & SOARS Awards

    UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA

    Faculty STARS Award for "Effects of Florida’s “Pill Mill” Laws on Opioid Overdoses in NE Florida" & Undergraduate SOARS Project of Merit "Opioid Epidemic on the First Coast" with Jeremiah Baclig, Noah DeDeo, Rukhaiya Husain & Iliya Kulbaka
  • 2021
    2020
    JACKSONVILLE

    DEANS FELLOWSHIP

    UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA

    In support of research:
    The Socioeconomic Effect of the Opioid Crisis in Northeast Florida
  • 2018
    JACKSONVILLE

    OUSTANDING UNDERGRADUATE TEACHING AWARD

    UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA

    Annual award given to a select number of faculty chosen by their peers for excellence in teaching.
  • JACKSONVILLE

    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GRANTS

    UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA

    2016 UNF Teaching Grant Recipient:
    Discrete Mathematics II
    2004 UNF Research Grant Recipient:
    Research on Symplectic Maps and Generalizations of the Toda Lattice
    2003 UNF Teaching Grant Recipient:
    Computational Number Theory
    2002 UNF Research Grant Recipient:
    Research on Radon Transforms over k-dimensional rings
  • PAST TEACHING & GRADUATE AWARDS

    1997-98 American Assn. of Univ. Women: American Dissertation Fellow
    1996-97 Univ. of California-San Diego: San Diego Fellowship
    1993-95 SDCC Honor Society: Excellence in Teaching Award
    1991-93 California State Univ.-Los Angeles: Graduate Fellowship
EDUCATION
  • 1998
    1993
    SAN DIEGO

    MATHEMATICS (COMPUTATIONAL SCIENCE) - PHD

    UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA - SAN DIEGO

    Thesis: Graphs over the Ring of Integers Modulo 2^r
  • 1996
    1993
    SAN DIEGO

    APPLIED MATHEMATICS - MA

    UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA - SAN DIEGO

    Computational Science
  • 1993
    1991
    LOS ANGELES

    GENERAL MATHEMATICS - MS

    CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY - LOS ANGELES

    Thesis: Analytic Functions on the Annulus
  • 1991
    1987
    LOS ANGELES

    MATHEMATICS (HONORS)- BS

    CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY - LOS ANGELES