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Brad Schleben, Ph.D.

schlebenI am most passionate about challenging my students to better themselves; in my class, we will be accountable to each other in our efforts to push our knowledge and understanding.

I received my Ph.D. from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and did my dissertation work in representation theory – mainly focusing on Clifford and Lie algebras and superalgebras.   Before going to UWM, I received my B.A. from Carthage College in Kenosha, WI, and I also spent time teaching at the secondary level.  Professionally I am an active member of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) and a Project NExT (New Experiences in Teaching) Fellow.  

Although my primary expertise is with noncommutative algebras, I have great interest in projects that bring together multiple disciplines (other branches of mathematics, physics, computer science, and sociology).  On the pedagogy side of my research interests, I study teaching methods that most effectively build conceptual understanding and mathematical confidence.

If you are curious about any of the above, or about our Problem Solving/Hack Night, current student projects; efforts to strengthen the CSM community; or combating math anxiety, please feel free to contact me or head over to my webpage!

WEBPAGE:       https://csc.belmont.edu/~bradschleben/