Faculty Profile for Dr. Brittney Marie Ellis

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

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Ellis, B. M., & Alzaga Elizondo, T. (n.d.). Exploring How Status Influences Relational and Participatory Equity in Inquiry-Oriented Small Group Interactions. In In the Proceedings of The XXV Annual Conference on Research on Undergraduate Mathematics Education (RUME).
  • Ellis, B. M., Larsen, S., Voigt, M., & Vroom, K. (2021). Where Calculus and Engineering converge: an analysis of curricular change in calculus for engineers. International Journal of Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, 7(2), 379–399.
  • Melhuish, K. M., Ellis, B., & Hicks, M. D. (2020). Group Theory Students’ Perceptions of Binary Operation. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 103(1), 63–81.
  • Vroom, K., Gehrtz, J., Apkarian, N., Alzaga Elizondo, T., Ellis, B., & Hagman, J. (2022). Characteristics of interactive classrooms that first year students find helpful. International Journal of STEM Education, 7(2), 379–399.
  • Melhuish, K. M., Vroom, K., Lew, K. M., & Ellis, B. (2022). Operationalizing Authentic Mathematical Proof Activity Using Disciplinary Tools. The Journal of Mathematical Behavior.

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

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