Curry, Amy

Title: Associate Professor of Mathematics

Education:  

  • Master of Science, Statistics; University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Master of Science, Mathematics; University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Bachelor of Science, Mathematics; Texas Christian University

Areas of Teaching:

  • Mathematics
  • Statistics

Research Passion:

Professor Curry’s professional interests are in Mathematics Education, specifically how students best learn math and how to conquer math anxiety.

Academic Accomplishments:

  • Teaching Excellence Award from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD).
  • Principal Investigator of two National Science Foundation S-STEM Grants which provided mentoring and tutoring to low-income students.
  • Participated in CCICADA Reconnect which connects undergraduate mathematics faculty to issues in homeland security for use in classes.

 

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC)
  • Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
  • TODOS: Mathematics for ALL, which advocates for equity and excellence in mathematics education for ALL students – in particular, Latina/o students.
  • Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education (EDGE), designed to strengthen the ability of women and minority students to successfully complete degrees in the mathematical sciences.

Background:

Amy Curry began teaching at Warner Pacific in 2016. Her courses include College Algebra, Precalculus, Calculus, Statistical Methods, Fundamentals of Elementary Mathematics, and Math Concepts and Applications.

As a graduate of Texas Christian University, Amy knows firsthand how the intersection of faith, service, and education can provide the best possible college experience. She is also committed to inclusiveness and working with diverse populations. Amy strives to be responsive to students both in and out of the classroom.

In addition to a background in mathematics, Amy has also taken extensive education coursework at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. She is passionate about helping students succeed and reach their educational goals. Professor Curry understands that mathematics can be challenging, but with hard work and dedication, everyone can improve their mathematical skills.

Favorite Quote:

The road to wisdom? Well, it’s plain
And simple to express:
Err
and err
and err again,
but less
and less
and less.

Piet Hein, The Road to Wisdom