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Jenna Van Sickle

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Computer Education


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Mathematics Education, Teachers College-Columbia University
  • MS, Mathematics Education, Teachers College-Columbia University
  • MA, Secondary Mathematics Education, Teachers College-Columbia University
  • Bachelor of Science summa cum laude, Valparaiso University

Professional Certification:

  • New York State Initial Certificate, Mathematics, Grades 7-12
  • Indiana Initial Teaching Certificate, Mathematics, High School

Research Area/ Scholarly Interest:

  • Mathematics education
  • History of mathematics education
  • Trigonometry education

Recent Publications:

Dissertation Van Sickle, Jenna R. The History of Trigonometry Education in the United States: 1776-1900. PhD Dissertation. Teachers College-Columbia University, 2011.

Journal Articles

  • Van Sickle, Jenna R. The history of one definition. International Journal for the History of Mathematics Education, 6(2), pp. 55-70, 2011.
  • Berkove, J. Hammang (now Van Sickle), B. Hummon, J. Kogut. An analysis of the (colored cubes)³ puzzle.”Discrete Mathematics. 308 (7), pp. 1033-1045, 2008.

Conference Presentations:

  • “Flipping the Classroom.” NCTM Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA, April 2014.
  • “Adventures in Flipping the Classroom.” MAA/AMS Joint Mathematical Meeting. Baltimore, MD, January 2014.

Professional Memberships:

  • AMS (American Mathematical Society)
  • NCTM (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

Contact Information:

Math and Computer Science Department

Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63105
Email address: jvansickle@fontbonne.edu
Phone: (314)719-8018
Office: Ryan Hall 403A