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Shiv Karunakaran

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Graduate Consultant

301 Rider Building
University Park, PA 16802


Area(s) of Expertise
Mathematics Education
Teaching in the Quantitative Sciences
Teaching with Technology

Biographical Information

Shiv is currently a PhD candidate (ABD) in the department of Curriculum and Instruction, with a emphasis on mathematics education. His dissertation study involves comparing the work of proving mathematical statements by undergraduate and graduate students in mathematics. He received his Masters in Mathematics from Miami University of Ohio and his Bachelors degree in Mathematics from Wabash College. 

As a Graduate Consultant, Shiv's duties at the Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence include designing and leading workshops for TAs and Graduate Instructors with his fellow Graduate Consultant, Jessica Arends. He is also available for individual consultations with graduate students with regard to topics ranging from classroom teaching strategies to writing teaching philosophies to issues surrounding job searches.