Faculty Profile for Dr. Brittney Marie Ellis

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Dr. Brittney Marie Ellis
Assistant Professor — Mathematics
MCS 452
phone: (512) 245-3935

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Ellis, B. M., & Alzaga Elizondo, T. (2023). Exploring How Status Influences Relational and Participatory Equity in Inquiry-Oriented Small Group Interactions. In In Cook, S., Katz, B., & Moore-Russo, D. (Eds.). Proceedings of the XXV Annual Conference on Research on Undergraduate Mathematics Education (RUME) (pp. 324–332).
  • 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 Counter-story of a Black Girl’s Forms of Resilience in a Standards-based Mathematics Classroom. Journal of Urban Mathematics Education.
  • 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.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Nominee: AMTE Dissertation Award, Association of Mathematics Teacher Education. July 15, 2023 - Present
  • 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
Journal of Urban Mathematics Education
September 14, 2023
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