**Benjamin Braun
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Wimberly and Betty Royster Research Professor, 2015-2017**

Department of Mathematics

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY 40506-0027 USA

Phone: (859) 257-6810

Fax: (859) 257-4078

Email: benjamin.braun "at" uky "dot" edu

**Professional Information:**

- My office is #831 Patterson Office Tower.
- Office hours: Summer and Fall 2017, by appointment.
- I am a member of the following organizations:
- I am the Editor-in-Chief of the American Mathematical Society blog On Teaching and Learning Mathematics
- Curriculum Vita

**Teaching and Outreach Information:**

- In Fall 2017 I am not teaching any courses.
- For teaching and advising experience, see my CV
- Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: Interests and Publications
- I am a co-director of the Central Kentucky Mathematical Circles

**Research Information:**

- Research Interests and Publications
- For my talk list, see my CV
- I am a member of the UK Discrete Mathematics Research Group
- Funding:
- National Science Foundation award DMS-0758321
- National Security Agency award H98230-13-1-0240
- National Security Agency award H98230-16-1-0045

**Advising and Mentoring:**

- Postdocs:
- Rafael S. González D'león (2014-2017)

- Doctoral Students:
- Brian Davis (current)
- Marie Meyer (current)
- McCabe Olsen (current)
- Wesley Hough (2017)
- Liam Solus (2015)
- Robert Davis (2015)
- Matthew Zeckner (2011)

**Selected Talk Slides:**

- 2015 Kentucky Center for Mathematics conference on using unsolved problems in math courses
- 2016 Joint Mathematics Meetings on Broadening Assessment in Postsecondary Mathematics
- 2016 Joint Mathematics Meetings on Using Growth Mindset Interventions to Support Inquiry-Based Learning
- 2017 NCTM annual meeting on active learning in higher education
- 2017 Mathfest Project NExT session on assessment

**Mathematical Links:**

- Mathematical Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs)
- National Association of Mathematical Circles
- Mathematical Institutes
- AMS Mathematical Calendar

**Combinatorics and Discrete Algebra Computing Resources:**