naneh.apkarian@gmail.com

c/o CRICPE, Mail Stop 5259

Western Michigan University

Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5259

CRICPE Website

- Rasmussen, C.,
**Apkarian, N.**, Hagman, J. E., Johnson, E., Larsen, S., Bressoud, D., & Progress through Calculus team. (in press). Characteristics of Precalculus through Calculus 2 programs: Insights from a national census survey.*Journal of Research in Mathematics Education*. **Apkarian, N.**, Bowers, J., O’Sullivan, M. E., & Rasmussen, C. (2018). A case study of change in the teaching and learning of Precalculus to Calculus 2: What we’re doing with what we have.*PRIMUS, 28*(6), 528-549. DOI: 10.1080/10511970.2017.1388319- Reinholz, D. L., &
**Apkarian, N.**(2018). Four frames for systemic change in STEM departments.*International Journal of STEM Education, 5*(3), 1-10. DOI: 10.1186/s40594-018-0103-x [Enhanced PDF] - Dinsdale, E.A., Edwards, R.A., Bailey, B.A., Tuba, I., Akhter, S., McNair, K., Schmieder R.,
**Apkarian, N.**, Creek, M., Guan, E., Hernandez, M., Isaacs, K., Peterson, C., Regh, T., & Ponomarenko, V. (2013) Multivariate analysis of functional metagenomes.*Frontiers: Genetics, 4*(41). DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2013.00041

**Apkarian, N.**, Tabach, M., Dreyfus, T., & Rasmussen, C. (in review). The Sierpinski smoothie: Blending area and perimeter.*Educational Studies in Mathematics.*- Rasmussen, C.,
**Apkarian, N.**, Tabach, M., & Dreyfus, T.*Ways in which engaging in someone else’s reasoning is productive.* **Apkarian, N.**, Kirin, D., Gehrtz, J., & Vroom, K. (in review). Connecting the stakeholders: Departments, policy, and research in undergraduate mathematics education.*PRIMUS*.- Reinholz, D. L., Bradfield, K., &
**Apkarian, N.**(in review). Using analytics to support instructor reflection on undergraduate mathematics instruction.*International Journal of Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education.* - Voigt, M.,
**Apkarian, N.**, Rasmussen, C., & Progress through Calculus Team. (in review). Undergraduate course variations in Precalculus through Calculus 2.*International Journal of Mathematics Education in Science and Technology.* - Goodchild, S.,
**Apkarian, N.**, Rasmussen, C., & Katz, B.*Engaging a critical stance within a community of inquiry.*

- Quardokus Fisher, K., &
**Apkarian, N.**(2018). Instructor networks across 22 STEM departments. In C. Henderson, C. Rasmussen, A. Knaub, N. Apkarian, A. J. Daly, & K. Quardokus Fisher (Eds.),*Researching and Enacting Change in Postsecondary Education: Leveraging Instructors' Social Networks*(pp. 96-125). Routledge: New York, NY. - Henderson, C., Rasmussen, C., Knaub, A.,
**Apkarian, N.**, Daly, A.J., & Quardokus Fisher, K., (2018).*Researching and Enacting Change in Postsecondary Education: Leveraging Instructors' Social Networks*. Routledge: New York, NY. **Apkarian, N.**(2018).*Transforming Precalculus to Calculus 2: A longitudinal study of social and structural change in a university mathematics department*(unpublished doctoral dissertation). University of California San Diego & San Diego State University: San Diego, CA.**Apkarian, N.**, Kirin, D., Gehrtz, J., & Vroom, K. (2017). Math department concerns: Working to bridge the gap between goals and first steps.*MAA FOCUS*, February/March, 35-37.- Voigt, M.,
**Apkarian, N.**, & Rasmussen, C. (2017). Diverging from the standard fare: Variations in the calculus curriculum.*MAA FOCUS*, February/March, 32-34. **Apkarian, N.**, Kirin, D., & Progress through Calculus Team. (2017). Progress through calculus: Census survey technical report. Mathematical Association of America. Available: http://bit.ly/2xcbZTV

**Apkarian, N.**, & Rasmussen, R.*Mathematics instruction leadership in undergraduate mathematics departments.*

**Apkarian, N.**, & Reinholz, D. L. (accepted for RUME 2019). Understanding and enacting organizational change: An approach in four frames.**Apkarian, N.**, & Kirin, D. (accepted for RUME 2019). Course coordination patters in university precalculus and calculus courses.- Vroom, K., Gehrtz, J., Alzaga Elizondo, T., Ellis, B.,
**Apkarian, N.**, & Hagman, J. E. (accepted for RUME 2019). First-year mathematics students' view of helpful teaching practices. **Apkarian, N.**, Rasmussen, C., Tabach, M., & Dreyfus, T. (2018). The Sierpinski smoothie: Blending area and perimeter. In A. Weinberg, C. Rasmussen, J. Rabin, M. Wawro, & S. Brown (Eds.)*Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education*, pp. 169-184. San Diego, CA. [link]**Apkarian, N.**, Rasmussen, C., Tabach, M., & Dreyfus, T. (2018). Conceptual blending: The case of the Sierpinski Triangle area and perimeter. In*Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education*, pp. 541-548. San Diego, CA. [link]**Apkarian, N.**(2018). Emerging instructional leadership in a new course coordinator system. In A. Weinberg, C. Rasmussen, J. Rabin, M. Wawro, & S. Brown (Eds.)*Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education*, pp. 1414-1419. San Diego, CA. [link]**Apkarian, N.**, Rasmussen, C. (2017). Mathematics instruction leadership in undergraduate departments. In A. Weinberg, C. Rasmussen, J. Rabin, M. Wawro, & S. Brown (Eds.)*Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education*, 485-493. San Diego, CA. [link]- Quardokus Fisher, K.,
**Apkarian, N.**, & Walter, E. (2017). Let's talk about teaching: Investigating instructors' social networks. In A. Weinberg, C. Rasmussen, J. Rabin, M. Wawro, & S. Brown (Eds.)*Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education*, 1214-1218. San Diego, CA. [link] - Voigt, M., Rasmussen, C., &
**Apkarian, N.**(2017). Variations in Precalculus through Calculus 2 courses. In A. Weinberg, C. Rasmussen, J. Rabin, M. Wawro, & S. Brown (Eds.)*Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education*, 1001-1008. San Diego, CA. [link] - Kirin, D., Vroom, K., Larsen, S., &
**Apkarian, N.**(2017). Instruction in precalculus and single-variable calculus in the United States: A bird's eye view. In A. Weinberg, C. Rasmussen, J. Rabin, M. Wawro, & S. Brown (Eds.)*Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education*, 1267-1272. San Diego, CA. [link] - Rasmussen, C.,
**Apkarian, N.**, Dreyfus, T., & Voigt, M. (2016). Ways in which engaging in someone else's reasoning is productive. In E. Nardi, C. Winsløw, & T. Hausberger (Eds.),*Proceedings from INDRUM 2016: First conference of the International Network for Didactic Research in University Mathematics*, 504-513. University of Montpellier & INDRUM: Montpellier, France. **Apkarian, N.**(2016). Talking about teaching: Social networks of instructors of undergraduate mathematics. In T. Fukawa-Connelly, N. Infante, M. Wawro, & S. Brown (Eds.),*Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education*, 515-518. [link]**Apkarian, N.**, Rasmussen, C., Dreyfus, T., Voigt, M., Milbourne, H., & Gao, X. (2016). Ways in which engaging in someone else's reasoning is productive. In T. Fukawa-Connelly, N. Infante, M. Wawro, & S. Brown (Eds.),*Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education*, 518-526. [link]**Apkarian, N.**, & Kirin, D. (2016). Active learning in undergraduate precalculus and single variable calculus. In T. Fukawa-Connelly, N. Infante, M. Wawro, & S. Brown (Eds.),*Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education*, 512-514. [link]- Rasmussen, C.,
**Apkarian, N.**, Bressoud, D., Ellis, J., Johnson, E., & Larsen, S. (2016). A national investigation of precalculus through calculus 2. In T. Fukawa-Connelly, N. Infante, M. Wawro, & S. Brown (Eds.),*Proceedings of the 19th Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education*, 1245-1251. [link] **Apkarian, N.**(2015). Social networks among communities of undergraduate mathematics instructors at PhD granting institutions. In T. Fukawa-Connelly, N. E. Infante, K. Keene, & M. Zandieh (Eds.),*Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education*, 369-373. Pittsburg, PA. [link]

More detail about some of these projects is available on my research page.

Center website: wmich.edu/changeresearch

Project website: maa.org/ptc

Project website: aplu.org/seminal

Seminar website: www.mpwr-seminar.com

Our book: *Researching and Enacting Change in Postsecondary Education: Leveraging Instructors' Social Networks*

Project website: times.math.vt.edu

Project website: maa.org/cspcc

Program description: http://www.sci.sdsu.edu/math-reu

- Math 210: Elementary Number Systems

- Math 496: Differential Equations
- Math 600: Dynamical Systems

- Math 20D: Differential Equations
- Math 20F: Linear Algebra
- Math 155A: Geometric Computer Graphics
- Math 187: Cryptography

- International Journal of Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (2018)
- PRIMUS: Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies (2016, 2017)
- Conference for Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015)

- Member of local organizing committee (2017, 2018) Conference for Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education. San Diego, CA.
- Co-organizer (2015, 2016). Linked Education Researchers of Networks in Undergraduate STEM. San Diego, CA; Portland, OR.

- Guest speaker (May 2014). University of California San Diego Undergraduate Mathematics Day. San Diego, CA: Assocation for Women in Mathematics.
- Volunteer (March 2014). Expanding Your Horizons. San Diego, CA.

**Apkarian, N.**, Hagman, J. E., Rasmussen, C., Bressoud, D., Johnson, E., Larsen, S., Gehrtz, J., Vroom, K., & Voigt, M. (2019). The Progress through Calculus Project: A national study of precalculus through calculus 2 programs. Special session on NSF IUSE-funded research projects at*The Joint Mathematics Meetings 2019.*Baltimore, MD.**Apkarian, N.**, & Rasmussen, C. (2018). Mathematics instruction leadership in undergraduate departments. Special session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education at*The Joint Mathematics Meetings 2018*. San Diego, CA.**Apkarian, N.**, & McConnell, M. (2017). Social network analysis in DBER and RUME: A new(ish) approach. Targeted session at the*Transforming Research in Undergraduate STEM Education (TRUSE 2017)*conference. St. Paul, MN.**Apkarian, N.**(2017). Arguing about Sierpinski’s Triangle.*California State University, Channel Islands Graduate Student Colloquium*. Camarillo, CA.

- ARCS Scholar, San Diego Chapter. (2017-18).
*Achievement Rewards for College Scientists: Advancing Science in America.*

- O’Sullivan, M. E.,
**Apkarian, N.**, Reinholz, D., & Zahner, W. (2018). Transforming introductory STEM courses: Moving beyond instructional improvements. Workshop at*The 2018 Southern California (SoCal) PKAL Regional Network Meeting*. University of California, Los Angeles. **Apkarian, N.**, Kirin, D., & Vroom, K. (2017). Active learning usage in Precalculus to Calculus 2.*The Joint Mathematics Meetings 2017*. Atlanta, GA.**Apkarian, N.**, Rasmussen, C., Milbourne, H., & Dreyfus, T. (2016). Ways in which engaging in someone else's reasoning is productive. Interactive paper session at*NCTM Research Conference 2016*.**Apkarian, N.**(2016). Talking about teaching: Social networks of instructors of undergraduate mathematics.*XXVI International Sunbelt Social Network Conference: Presentation and poster abstracts*, 9-10. Available: http://insna.org/PDF/Sunbelt/36_Abstracts.pdf