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Shira Viel, Assistant Professor of the Practice

Shira Viel

I work primarily in introductory undergraduate mathematics education, including teaching, research, coordination, curriculum development, and assessment. I am devoted to making math as welcoming and inclusive as possible.  


Contact Info:
Office Location:  120 Science Drive, Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-6979
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:  https://services.math.duke.edu/~viel/index.html

Teaching (Fall 2021):

  • MATH 111L.001, LABORATORY CALCULUS I Synopsis
    Social Sciences 139, MW 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
  • MATH 111L.002, LABORATORY CALCULUS I Synopsis
    Social Sciences 139, MW 10:15 AM-11:30 AM
  • MATH 111L.01L, LABORATORY CALCULUS I Synopsis
    Class Bldg 114, TuTh 08:30 AM-09:20 AM
  • MATH 111L.02L, LABORATORY CALCULUS I Synopsis
    West Duke 105, TuTh 10:15 AM-11:05 AM
  • MATH 111L.03L, LABORATORY CALCULUS I Synopsis
    West Duke 105, TuTh 12:00 PM-12:50 PM
  • MATH 111L.04L, LABORATORY CALCULUS I Synopsis
    West Duke 106, TuTh 01:45 PM-02:35 PM
  • MATH 111L.05L, LABORATORY CALCULUS I Synopsis
    West Duke 106, TuTh 03:30 PM-04:20 PM
  • MATH 111L.06L, LABORATORY CALCULUS I Synopsis
    West Duke 08A, TuTh 05:15 PM-06:05 PM
  • MATH 111L.07L, LABORATORY CALCULUS I Synopsis
    West Duke 106, TuTh 10:15 AM-11:05 AM
  • MATH 111L.08L, LABORATORY CALCULUS I Synopsis
    West Duke 106, TuTh 12:00 PM-12:50 PM
  • MATH 111L.09L, LABORATORY CALCULUS I Synopsis
    West Duke 108B, TuTh 01:45 PM-02:35 PM
  • MATH 111L.10L, LABORATORY CALCULUS I Synopsis
    West Duke 105, TuTh 03:30 PM-04:20 PM
  • MATH 771S.01, TEACHING COLLEGE MATHEMATICS Synopsis
    Physics 047, MW 12:00 PM-01:15 PM
Teaching (Spring 2022):

  • MATH 111L.001, LABORATORY CALCULUS I Synopsis
    Class Bldg 137, Tu 12:00 PM-01:15 PM; Physics 259, MW 01:45 PM-02:35 PM
  • MATH 111L.002, LABORATORY CALCULUS I Synopsis
    Class Bldg 137, Tu 01:45 PM-03:00 PM; Physics 259, MW 03:30 PM-04:20 PM
  • MATH 111L.01L, LABORATORY CALCULUS I Synopsis
    Class Bldg 137, Th 12:00 PM-01:15 PM
  • MATH 111L.02L, LABORATORY CALCULUS I Synopsis
    Class Bldg 137, Th 01:45 PM-03:00 PM
  • MATH 111L.03L, LABORATORY CALCULUS I Synopsis
    East Duke 204B, Th 12:00 PM-01:15 PM
  • MATH 111L.04L, LABORATORY CALCULUS I Synopsis
    West Duke 105, Th 10:15 AM-11:30 AM
Office Hours:

I am always happy to schedule an appointment by email!

Fall 2021 Office Hours (drop in any time)


  • Mondays 2PM-3PM, Physics 128

  • Wednesdays 2PM-3PM, Physics 130

  • Fridays 10AM-12PM on Zoom (email me for link)


I am also available Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:45-10:15AM in Social Sciences 139, between my two Math 111L lectures.
Education:

Ph.D.North Carolina State University2018
B.A.Rice University2009
Keywords:

Algebraic combinatorics • Education and instruction in mathematics • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Recent Publications

  1. Barcelo, H; Bernstein, M; Bockting-Conrad, S; McNicholas, E; Nyman, K; Viel, S, Algebraic voting theory & representations of Sm≀Sn, Advances in Applied Mathematics, vol. 120 (September, 2020) [doi]  [abs]
  2. Akin, V; Viel, S, Interpreting Student Evaluations of Teaching, edited by Maki, D; Bookman, J; Jacobson, M; Speer, N; Murphy, TJ (2019)
  3. Barnard, E; Meehan, E; Reading, N; Viel, S, Universal Geometric Coefficients for the Four-Punctured Sphere, Annals of Combinatorics, vol. 22 no. 1 (March, 2018), pp. 1-44, Springer Nature [doi]  [abs]
  4. Gilbert, S; Tymoczko, J; Viel, S, Generalized splines on arbitrary graphs, Pacific Journal of Mathematics, vol. 281 no. 2 (January, 2016), pp. 333-364, Mathematical Sciences Publishers [doi]  [abs]

 

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Mathematics Department
Duke University, Box 90320
Durham, NC 27708-0320