Skip Navigation

Math in the Middle Institute Partnership

Empowering Middle-Level Mathematics Teachers

Directory

Principal Investigators • Project Evaluator • External Advisory Board • Internal Advisory Board •
Faculty • Visiting Faculty • Graduate Students • Undergraduate Students • Project Staff • ESUs


Principal Investigators

Jim Lewis, Director of Center for Science, Mathematics, & Computer Education; Professor, Department of Mathematics Bio (pdf)
Ruth Heaton, Associate Professor, Department of Teaching, Learning, & Teacher Education Bio (pdf)
Tom McGowan, Professor and Chair, Department of Teaching, Learning, & Teacher Education Bio (pdf)
Barb Jacobson, Director of Curriculum, Lincoln Public Schools Bio (pdf)

External Advisory Board

Joan Leitzel, President Emerita, University of New Hampshire (chair)
Deborah Loewenberg Ball, University of Michigan
Alfinio Flores, University of Delaware
Roger Howe, Yale University
Craig Howley, Ohio University
Glenda Lappan, Michigan State University
Marge Petit, Marge Petit Consulting

Internal Advisory Board

Jim O'Hanlon, (chair) UNL Teachers College
Matt Blomstedt, Executive Director, ESU Coordinating Council
Don Fritz, Educational Service Unit #6 Administrator
Richard Hoffmann, UNL Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
Marjorie Kostelnik, UNL Dean, College of Education & Human Sciences
Marilyn Moore, Lincoln Public Schools Associate Superintendent for Instruction

Project Evaluator

John Sutton and colleagues, RMC Research Corporation

Faculty

Erin Blankenship, UNL Statistics Department
Susan Cooper, UNL Mathematics Department; UNL Center for Science, Mathematics & Computer Education
Steve Dunbar, UNL Mathematics Department
Patience Fisher, UNL Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education Department (retired)
David Fowler, UNL Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education Department (retired)
Ruth Heaton, UNL Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education Department
Wendy Hines, UNL Mathematics Department
Michelle Homp, UNL Mathematics Department
Jim Lewis, UNL Mathematics Department
Jamie Radcliffe, UNL Mathematics Department
Walt Stroup, UNL Statistics Department
Wendy Smith, Center for Science, Mathematics & Computer Education
Steve Swidler, UNL Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education Department
Judy Walker, UNL Mathematics Department
Sylvia Wiegand, UNL Mathematics Department
Gordon Woodward, UNL Mathematics Department

Visiting Faculty

Ken Gross, University of Vermont and Lesley University
Cheryl Miner, Nebraska Wesleyan University
Kristie Pfabe, Nebraska Wesleyan University

Graduate Students

Chris Ahrendt, Mathematics
Nathan Axvig, Mathematics
Kathy Bartley, Mathematics
Carol Carpenter, Statistics
Ela Celikbas, Mathematics
Tom Clark, Mathematics
Nate Corwin, Mathematics
Rajendra Dahal, Mathematics
Deanna Dreher Turk, Mathematics
Christina Eubanks-Turner, Mathematics
Jen Everson, Mathematics
Xiang Fang, Statistics
Heidi Feller, Mathematics
Pari Ford, Mathematics
Joe Geisbauer, Mathematics
Sue Graupner, Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education
Jenny Green, Statistics
Yanqui Guo, Mathematics
David Hartman, Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education
Ines Henriques, Mathematics
Raegan Higgins, Mathematics
Michael Holm, Mathematics
Mike Janssen, Mathematics
Brian Johnson, Mathematics
Aditi Kar, Mathematics
April Kerby, Statistics
Becky Kromminga, Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education
Jenny Langdon, Mathematics
Haydee Lindo, Mathematics
Melissa Luckas, Mathematics
Laura Lynch, Mathematics
David McCune, Mathematics
David Milan, Mathematics
Livia Miller, Mathematics
Diane Nolan, Mathematics
Amy Parrott, Mathematics
Pei Piei, Mathematics
Maria Pierce, Mathematics
Ian Pierce, Mathematics
Hamid Rahmati, Mathematics
Yolanda Rolle, Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education
Silvia Saccon, Mathematics
Kendra Schmidt, Statistics
Tyler Seacrest, Mathematics
Wendy Smith, Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education
Aleksandra Stein, Mathematics
Jami Stone, Teaching, Learning & Teacher Education
Diana White, Mathematics

Undergraduate Students

Shannon Bender
Ashley Borchers
Antonio Contreras
Jen Eckhardt
Kiley Gutschow
Andrea Hillen
Heather Hubert
Maggie Kuhlmann
Laura McKay
Alison Metzger
Andrea Parish
Tami Robotham
Andrew Ruhrdanz
Renee Schumacher
Anu Vijayaratnam

Project Staff

Andy Frederick, Computer, web and other technology support
Jane Kaufmann, Secretary and receptionist
Brenda West, Accountant

ESUs

Lincoln Public Schools Barb Jacobson, Matt Larson, Leslie Lurkin
ESU #1 Shannon Collin
ESU #2 Jeff Hallstrom
ESU #4 Mitzi Hoback
ESU #5 Joni Runge
ESU #6 Lenny VerMaas
ESU #7 Deb Wragge
ESU #8 Jill Bates
ESU #9 Jackie Ediger
ESU #10 Marcia Carmann
ESU #11 Jerry Gronewald
ESU #13 Penny Bussinga, Craig Hicks
ESU #15 Mike Pruter
ESU #16 Julie Barger
ESU #17 Jeff McQuistan