Laura J. Stevens, Ph.D.


Associate Teaching Professor
Department of Mathematics
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive, Dept 0112
La Jolla, CA 92093-0112 USA
Office: Applied Physics & Mathematics Building (AP&M) 5832
Phone: (858) 534-5864
Fax: (858) 534-5273
stevens@math.ucsd.edu


Teaching


Published Papers and Instructional Resources

  1. Holistic Problems with Pedagogical Commentary (pdf), with Guershon Harel, (2011), also available on the Math for America website.

  2. The Concept of a Line: A study of its development through the grade levels (doc), with Judith Ross and Terrie Teegarden, Cal-PASS San Diego Central Mathematics Council, (2011).

  3. Supplementary Module for Pre-Service Teachers: Conic Sections, with Evan Fuller, Guershon Harel, and Jeff Rabin, (2009), available by request.

  4. Supplementary Module for Pre-Service Teachers: Rates of Change, with Evan Fuller, Guershon Harel, and Jeff Rabin, (2009), available by request.

  5. An Extension of the Foata Map to Standard Young Tableaux (pdf), with Jim Haglund, Sem. Loth. 56 (2006), Article B56C

  6. Combinatorics of rational functions and Poincaré-Birchoff-Witt Expansions of the canonical $U(n_{-})$-valued differential form (pdf), with Richárd Rimányi and Alexander Varchenko, Ann. Comb. 9 (2005), 57--74.

  7. Elliptic Selberg integrals and conformal blocks (pdf), with Giovanni Felder and Alexander Varchenko, Math. Res. Lett. 10 (2003), 671--684.

  8. Modular transformations of the elliptic hypergeometric functions, Macdonald polynomials, and the shift operator (pdf), with Giovanni Felder and Alexander Varchenko, Moscow Math. J. 3 (2003), no.2, 457--473.

  9. Elliptic Selberg integrals (pdf), with Giovanni Felder and Alexander Varchenko.

Awards and Honors

  1. UCSD Panhellenic Council "Outstanding Professor Award", 2016

  2. UCSD Office of Student Disabilities (OSD) "Above and Beyond" Certificiate of Appreciation, 2016

  3. UCSD Academic Senate "Distinguished Teaching Award", 2015

  4. UCSD Office of Academic Support and Instructional Services (OASIS) "Faculty Appreciation Award", 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

  5. The UCSD Guardian Study Guide's "Best Mathematics Professor", 2010

  6. UCSD Panhellenic Council "Outstanding Professor Award", 2010