Deborah Narang, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
SSB 154A
(907) 786-1312
dlnarang@alaska.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Mathematics, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, 1994
    • Thesis: Reflexive Subspaces and Lattices of Pairs of Projections
  • M.S., Mathematics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1985
  • B.A., Mathematics, Capital University, Columbus, OH, 1993
    • Summa Cum Laude

Biography

I enjoy playing with numbers of patterns and find great pleasure in helping others to learn mathematics. I am also interested in new pedagogies such as the use of e-portfolios and classroom response systems as well as more traditional methods. I also find working with K-12 teachers very rewarding as a great opportunity to simultaneously teach and learn.

Professional & Department Service

  • Department Chair, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, 2013-2016
  • Faculty Athletic Representative for UAA, 2013-2016
  • Founding Member, College of Education Advisory Board, 2004-present
  • Intercollegiate Athletic Board, 2008-present
  • President, UAA Assembly, 2009-2011, 2012-2013
  • Vice President, UAA Assembly, 2011-2012
  • President, UAA Faculty Senate, 2002-2003
  • Second Vice President, Faculty Senate, 2000-2001, 2
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