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Anna C Nelson

William W. Elliott Assistant Research Professor
Mathematics

Awards & Honors


Lewis Blake Award for Excellence in Teaching

Department Duke Department of Mathematics · 2023 Annual postdoctoral award given for excellence in teaching

Faculty Advancement Seed Grant

University Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement. · December 2021 With co-PI Margaret Regan, we proposed the Faculty-Student (FaSt) Math Series program, based on two main objectives to improve departmental climate among faculty and students. First, we aim to teach and support faculty through learning how to create and participate in community within their classrooms, their department, and at Duke. This will be done through structured workshops aimed at equitable teaching practices and language, as well as invited speakers to discuss common diversity and inclusivity issues within the mathematics community. Secondly, we will organize events to facilitate community building and to establish a sense of belonging in the Duke Mathematics community. This includes sponsoring social teas, seminars, and discussions for all members of the Duke Math department, from non-math major undergraduate students to faculty and staff.

BioFire Scholar Award

Department Department of Mathematics at University of Utah · January 2020 This scholarship provided a twelve-month stipend, and cover health insurance, tuition, and travel to one conference. Selection was based on demonstrated success in presenting and publishing original and independent mathematical research on an important biological or biomedical problem.