COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Ralph Chikhany

For course information, please refer the corresponding Blackboard page. During the months of June and July, I will be teaching at Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth in the San Rafael, California site. Course information for the Fall 2018 will be made available in mid August 2018.

Education

  • PhD in Mathematics with Emphasis in Education, Washington State University, May 2020 (expected)
  • MS in Mathematics (Teaching Option), Washington State University, December 2019 (expected)
  • MA in Mathematics, Appalachian State University, May 2015
  • BS in Computer Engineering, Holy Spirit University - Lebanon, June 2013
Academic Advisors
Research Interests
  • Teaching and learning of Calculus, namely Riemann sums and integrals.
  • Teaching and learning of Business Calculus and calculus for non-STEM majors.
  • Social justice in Mathematics.
  • LGBTQ+ Mathematics faculty and students issues.
Current Positions
Teaching Experience
  • Washington State University
    • Fall 2016: MATH 171 - Calculus I Lab Instructor
    • Spring 2017: MATH 201 - Mathematics for Business and Economics
    • Summer 2017: MATH 202 - Calculus for Business and Economics
    • Fall 2017: MATH 202 - Calculus for Business and Economics
    • Spring 2018: MATH 172 - Calculus II Lab Instructor and TA mentor
  • Notre Dame University - Lebanon
    • Fall 2015: MAT 213 - Calculus III and STA 101 - Introduction to Statistics
    • Spring 2016: MAT 235 - Differential Equations
  • Brummana High School
    • July 2015 through June 2016
      • Grades 7, 8 and 9 (Lebanese Program)
      • Grade 9 IGCSE Mathematics
      • Grade 12: Introduction to Calculus
  • Appalachian State University
    • Fall 2013 through Spring 2015: MAT 1025 - Precalculus