Anish Kapoor’s public sculpture “Cloud Gate” and Frame of Reference.

Author/Artist Bio

Chris Brownell is an Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education, Director of the STEM and Mathematics Education Programs at Fresno Pacific University, and a Senior Researcher at The AIMS Center for Math and Science Education. He is a former high school mathematics teacher, turned university math professor, turned mathematics education researcher. Chris is presently working on his doctoral dissertation at the Claremont Graduate University. His work at FPU included briefly directing the Title V PASEO grant. While at Claremont he also worked as the Teachers Employing Applied Mathematics to Engage Students (TEAMES) grant Coordinator. His research interests lie in math education practice and policy, how children come to understand the concept of Function, the Standard of Mathematical Practice known as Modeling with Mathematics, and has recently been focusing on teacher concerns related to the inclusion of Transformation Geometry in the Common Core State Standards in Mathematics. Steve Pauls holds a joint position between the Math & STEM Education Program and the traditional undergraduate science program at Fresno Pacific University. Over the years he has taught a variety of courses including chemistry, physics, elementary science methods, mathematics, earth, and even life science. Steve loves to find new hands-on ways of integrating new science topics involving real world applications. He is interested in woodworking, ceramics, cartooning, and integrating 3D printing and Arduino microcircuit technology across the educational STEM curriculum. Dr. Pauls received his Bachelor’s of Science degrees in Chemistry and Physics from Bethel College in Kansas and a PhD in Physical Chemistry from Kansas University.

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