Faculty Profile for Dr. Brittney Marie Ellis

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Dr. Brittney Marie Ellis
Assistant Professor — Mathematics
Program Faculty — Mathematics
MCS 452
phone: (512) 245-2551

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Vroom, K., & Ellis, B. M. (2024). Sociomathematical scaffolding as students engage in revising draft definitions, conjectures, and proofs. Educational Studies in Mathematics. Retrieved from https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10649-023-10294-1
  • Ellis, B. M., & Alzaga Elizondo, T. (2023). Exploring how status influences relational and participatory equity in inquiry-oriented small group interactions. In Cook, S., Katz, B., & Moore-Russo, D. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference on Research on Undergraduate Mathematics Education (pp. 324–332).
  • Alzaga Elizondo, T., & Ellis, B. M. (2023). Google docs as a tool to support rough-draft math discourse. In T. Lamberg & D. Moss (Eds.) Proceedings of the Forty-Fifth Annual Meeting of the North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME-NA) (Vol. 2, pp. 312–316). Retrieved from https://www.pmena.org/pmenaproceedings/PMENA%2045%202023%20Proceedings%20Vol%202.pdf
  • Ellis, B. M., Alzaga Elizondo, T., Patterson, C. L., Acevedo, C. I., & Ashby, J. R. (n.d.). Networking theories to investigate status and (in)equities in small group proof contexts. In Proceedings of the 26th Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education.
  • Ellis, B. M., & Wrightsman, E. (n.d.). A counterstory of a Black girl’s forms of resilience in a standards-based mathematics classroom. Journal of Urban Mathematics Education.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Graduate Student Outstanding Teaching Award, Portland State University. 2018

Selected Grants

  • Melhuish, Kathleen Mary (Principal), Heaton, Ruth (Co-Principal), Thanheiser, Eva (Co-Principal), Strickland, Sharon K (Co-Principal), Sorto, Maria Alejandra (Co-Principal), Ellis, Brittney Marie (Co-Principal). Using Technology to Capture Classroom Interactions: The Design, Validation, and Dissemination of a Formative Assessment of Instruction Tool for Diverse K-8 Mathematics Classrooms, NSF, Federal, $1984657. (Submitted: November 2, 2017, Funded: September 4, 2018 - August 31, 2023). Grant.
  • Melhuish, Kathleen Mary, Ellis, Brittney Marie, Patterson, Cody Lynn, Strickland, Sharon K. Structuring Equitable Participation in Undergraduate Proof, National Science Foundation, Federal, $600000. (Submitted: July 2022, Funded: January 1, 2023 - December 31, 2025). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Reviewer / Referee
Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education Conference Proceedings
October 2023
Library Committee
August 2022-Present
Reviewer / Referee
Journal of Urban Mathematics Education
September 14, 2023
Reviewer / Referee
Teaching for Excellence and Equity
September 2022
San Antonio COMmunity for Mathematics Inquiry in Teaching (COMMIT)
September 24, 2022