Amy Cohen, (*aka* Amy C. Murray, Amy Cohen-Corwin, Amy C.
Corwin)

Education

Ph.D., 1970, Mathematics, University of California at Berkeley

M.S., 1966, Mathematics, University of California at Berkeley

A.B., 1964, Mathematics, Harvard University (Radcliffe College)

Positions

1986--, Professor, Department of Mathematics, Rutgers University

1999-2000, Vice Chair for Undergraduate Program

1988-1994, Dean, University College, Rutgers

1986-1988, Vice Chair for Undergraduate Program

1978-1986, Associate Professor, Rutgers University

1972-1978, Assistant Professor, Rutgers

1971-1972, Visiting Asst. Prof., Cornell University

1970-1971,

Math. Specialist, Project SEED, Berkeley (CA) School District

Part-time Instructor, Cal. State Univ. at Hayward

1964-1970, TA, NSF Graduate Fellow, RA

Research Interests

Korteweg-deVries equation, cubic Schrodinger equation on the line.

Improving undergraduate and graduate education, especially for future teachers and future faculty.

Awards and Grants

Assoc. for Women in Math., Louise Hay Award for Contributions to Education in Mathematics, 2013

PI on MSP Institute grant from NSF "NJ Partnership for Excellence in Middle School Mathematics" 2009-2014

PI, workshop grant "Finding and Keeping Graduate Students in the Mathematical Sciences, II" AIM, August 2009

Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science, elected 2006

NJ Section, MAA, Service Award, 2004

NSF, co-PI, VIGRE grant to Math. Dept., Rutgers, 1999-2002

NJ Section, MAA, Teaching Award, 1998

Rutgers University, Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Education, 1991

Service to Profession (abbreviations defined below)

PI on MSP Institute grant from NSF "NJ Partnership for Excellence in Middle School Mathematics" 2009-2014

co-organizer, Workshop "Finding and Keeping Graduate Students in the Mathematical Sciences - II" AIM, Aug 2009

MSRI, Education Advisory Committee, 2008 - 2011

AMS, Committee on Award for Exemplary Program or Achievement in a Mathematics Department, 2008-2011

MAA, Committee on the Lester A. Ford Prize, 2008-2011

N.J., Organizer of Statewide Conference on Transfer Articulation in Mathematics, Feb. 2007

co-organizer, Workshop "Finding and Keeping Graduate Students in the Mathematical Sciences", AIM, Dec. 2006

organizer and moderator, Symposium "Finding and Keeping Graduate Students in the Mathematical Sciences", AAAS Annual Meeting, Feb. 2005

MAA, Gung-Hu Award, Selection Committee, 2005-2008

AMS-ASA-IMS-MAA-SIAM Joint Data Committee, 2003-08

Nominating Com., Math Section, American Assn. for Advancement of Science, 2003-2006

MAA Committee on the Undergraduate Program, 2000-03

MSEB Planning Committee for Conf. "Next Steps in Teacher Development: Grades 9-12", 2002

Project NExT,

Summer Workshop Program, 1999

e-consultant, 1999--

panels at meetings

NJ Section NExT workshops, 2002, 2005.

AAAS Council, representing Section A (Mathematics) 2000-2003

MAA Board of Governors (from NJ Section), 1999-2002

MSEB Com. on Joining Educational Research to Reform, 1995

AMS-MAA Com. on Research on Undergraduate Mathematics Education, 1994-97

Managing Editor,

*Selecta Mathematica*,1994--2006MER, MER Department Network, MER Forum 1991--2005

speaker at many workshops and special sessions

member of advisory committee, 1993--

refereeing and reviewing for journals and agencies, 1970--

member:MAA, AMS, AWM, AAAS NJAMTE, AMTNJ

AIM = American Institute for Mathematics; AMS = American Mathematical Society; AAAS = American Association for the Advancement of Science; AMTNJ=Association of Mathematics Teachers of N.J.; AWM = Association for Women in Mathematics; MAA = Mathematical Association of America; MSEB = Mathematical Sciences Education Board; MSP = Math Science Partnerships; MSRI = Mathematical Sciences Research Institute; NExT = New Experiences in Teaching; NJAMTE=Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, NSF =National Science Foundation

Curriculum Development Projects at Rutgers (all with colleagues)

Project EXCEL - an intensive calculus course adapting Treisman's workshop methods: trial period grant funded (1990-93); ran 1990-2003.

Adding reqired workshop periods to Advanced Calculus I and Abstract Algebra I for all students: trial period 1994-5, now permanent.

Introductory Algebra for Returning Adults, 1993, now permanent.

Introducing calculator use and workshops into Calc I and II for Math. and Phys. Sci. 1996; now permanent.

"small class" option for Calc I and II for Bio. and Soc. Sci.1998

Rutgers Committee on the Mathematical Education of Teachers, 2001, working toward new and revised coures for future elementary and secondary teachers.

Connecting Advanced Math to H.S. Curricula - a math content course for future secondary teachers - developed as seminars 2002-05; offered as a three credit course 2006--

Geometry for Future Elemenatary Teachers, new content course, 2007--