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- PhD, University of Arizona, Mathematics
- MS, Michigan State University, Mathematics
- JD, Columbia University, Law
- BA, Michigan State University, Humanities, History, Economics, Russian
Dr. Victor Piercey holds a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Arizona as well as a law degree from Columbia University. He teaches in the actuarial science program as well as lower-level courses. He is currently working on a sequence of courses for business students entitled Quantitative Reasoning for Business.
Publications and Intellectual Contributions
- Journal Article
Piercey, V., Militzer, E. (2017). "An Inquiry-Based Quantitative Reasoning Course for Business Students," PRIMUS. 27 (7). pp. 693-706. Informa UK Limited. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10511970.2016.1251519
- Oral Presentation
Piercey, V., Special Interest Group of the Mathematical Association of America, "Why Inclusivity Matters for Inquiry-Based Learning," Cincinnati, OH, (August 2019).
Piercey, V., National Inquiry-Based Learning and Teaching Conference, "Game and Simulation-Based Learning," Initiative for Mathematics Learning by Inquiry, Denver, CO, (June 2019).
Piercey, V., "Teaching for Social Justice," Ripon College, Ripon, WI, (May 2019).
Piercey, V., Ethics in Mathematics Conference 2, "The Role of an Ethics Code in the Legal Profession: What Can Mathematicians Learn," Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK, (May 2019).
Stone, M., Piercey, V., Bishop, R., Summit-P meeting, “Math and Partner Disciplines = Community," Baltimore, MD, (January 15, 2019).
Piercey, V., SIAM National Meeting, "Inquiry-Based Learning in Financial Mathematics for Actuarial Science Students," Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Portland, OR, (July 2018).
- Pedagogy of the Oppressed: Lessons for Inquiry-Based Learning
Piercey, V., Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD, (April 2018).
Piercey, V., Ethics in Mathematics Conference 1, "Quantitative Ethics for Business Students: From Perceptive Consumers to Ethical Producers," Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge, UK, (April 2018).
Piercey, V., llinois/Indiana/Michigan Trisection Meeting, "Tic-Tac-Toe on Orientable and Non-Orientable Surfaces: a Workshop for Mathematics Students," Mathematics Association of America, Valoaraiso, IN, (March 2018).
Piercey, V., Joint Mathematics Meeting, "A Quantitative-Reasoning Approach to Algebra," Atlanta, GA, (January 2017).