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Shira Viel

Assistant Professor of the Practice of Mathematics
Mathematics
114 Physics Building, Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708
120 Science Drive, Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708

Research Interests


My current research is focused on the scholarship of teaching and learning introductory undergraduate mathematics. Ongoing projects include:

Selected Grants


Achieving Critical Transformations in Undergraduate Programs in Mathematics (ACT UP MATH)

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by University of Nebraska - Lincoln · 2022 - 2025

Fellowships, Gifts, and Supported Research


Active Learning Faculty Fellowship · 2019 - 2019 Duke University Learning Innovation
Teaching for Equity Fellowship · 2020 - 2021 Duke University Human Rights Center
Building community and self-efficacy through inclusive teaching practices · 2021 - 2023 PI · Carry the Innovation Forward, Duke Learning Innovation · $4,616.00
Transformative Learning at Duke · 2021 - 2021 Faculty Learning Community member · Carry the Innovation Forward, Duke Learning and Innovation
Inclusive Assessment for Quantitative Disciplines · 2021 - 2022 Faculty Learning Community member · Carry the Innovation Forward, Duke Learning and Innovation

External Relationships


  • College Board

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