Dr. Amanda Harsy Ramsay

Assistant Professor, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Credentials:
Ph.D., Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, 2014
M.S., University of Kentucky, 2009

Celebration of Scholarship Mentor:
Design in the World of Science
Undergraduate Student Project in Performing Arts

Comparing the Impact of Mastery-based Testing to Traditional Testing in Mathematics Courses
Undergraduate Student Project in Education

Using Artificial Intelligence and Linear Algebra Methods to Improve Predictive Modeling and Analysis of Sports Ranking Systems
Undergraduate Student Project in Math & Science

Predictive Modeling and Analysis of Softball Tournament Results Using Linear Algebra
Undergraduate Student Project in Math & Science

Predictive Modeling and Analysis of Golf Teams Using Linear Algebra
Undergraduate Student Project in Math & Science

Modeling DNA SelfAssembly Using Graph Theory
Undergraduate Student Project in Math & Science

Awards:
Harsy Ramsay, A. M. (2014).  Selected as a national Project NExT Fellow (Gold Dot-14).
Harsy Ramsay, A. M. (2015). Selected as an Illinois Section NExT Fellow.

Presentations:
Harsy Ramsay, A. M. (2015, January). Oral and mastery-based testing in a real analysis course. Presentation given during the MAA General Contributed Paper Session at the national Joint Mathematical Meetings, San Antonio, TX.

Harsy Ramsay, A. M. (2015, January). Scholarship of teaching and learning: What is it and how does one do it? Moderated and organized the Project NExT Panel Session during the national Joint Mathematical Meetings, San Antonio, TX.

Harsy Ramsay, A. M. (2015, March). Oral and mastery-based testing in a real analysis course. Presentation given during the Contributed Paper Session at the Illinois MAA Sectional Meeting, DeKalb, IL.

Harsy Ramsay, A. M. (2015, March). Oral and mastery-based testing in a real analysis course. Presentation given during the Contributed Paper Session at the Indiana MAA Sectional Meeting, Upland, IN.

Scholarly Presentations:
Harsy, A.,  Koronkiewicz, M., & Maupin, C. (2018, January). Predictive modeling and analysis of golf and softball teams using linear algebra. Joint Presentation with student researchers at the MAA Contributed Paper Session on Mathematics and Sports at the 2018 Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, CA.

Harsy, A. & Szczurek, P. (2018, January). Designing and running a data science program at a regional liberal arts university. Invited Speaker for the SIAM Mini symposium on Data Science in the Mathematics Curriculum at the 2018 Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, CA.

Carlson, C., Harsy, A., & Klamerus L. (2018, January). Comparing mastery-based and traditional assessment in Calculus II courses. Joint presentation with student researchers at the MAA Contributed Paper Session on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning at the 2018 Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, CA.

Harsy A. & Patel R. (2018, January). The impact of math teachers’ circles on persistence, confidence, and implementation of inquirybased learning for K-12 teachers. Joint Presenter at the MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Outreach at the 2018 Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, CA.

Antonou A., Harsy A., Klanderman D., & Patel R. (2018, March). Math teachers’ circles: Professional development through mathematical problem solving. Joint Presenter at the MAA IL-IN-MI 2018 Tri-State Sectional Conference, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

Scholarly Publications:

  • Clark T., Harsy A., Janssen M., Klanderman D., Maxwell M. & Robbert S. (2018). Start a math teacher circle: Connect K-12 teachers with engaging, approachable, and meaningful mathematical problems. Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences 2017 Conference Proceedings, 24-32.
  • Armstrong, A. & Harsy, A. (2017). Using mastery-based testing in undergraduate mathematics, science, and other courses. Lilly Conferences on College Teaching. Proceedings of the 36th Original Lilly Conference. Original Lilly Conference: Oxford, OH (pp. 45-47). Oxford, OH. Original Lilly Conference.

Service:
Harsy Ramsay, A. M. (2014, August). Judge for Undergraduate Mathematical Research at the Young Mathematicians Conference, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.

Leader/Chair of Southwest Chicago Math Teachers’ Circle

Major Professional Honors:
Mathematical Association of America’s Illinois Section’s 2018 Early Career Teaching Award

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