# Matthew D. Salomone

** Janebar**** Circle***

******** Massachusetts******* *****

msalomone@gmail.com

matthematics.com

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## Work experience

### Bridgewater State University Sep 2022 — Present

**Bartlett College of Science & Mathematics**, Bridgewater State University

### Bridgewater State University Sep 2022 — Present

### Bridgewater State University Sep 2015 — Present

Launched "Math Boot Camp" program to support students' developmental mathematics

Director, Math Services (2009–2017)

Director of mathematics tutoring and structured learning assistance programs

**Coordinator, Quantity Across the Curriculum**(2013–2017)

### Bridgewater State University Sep 2009 — Aug 2015

**Co-investigator, STREAMS**STEM retention grant (NSF-STEP), 2009-2014

### Bates College Sep 2008 — June 2009

### University of Arizona Sep 2006 — June 2008

## Education

### Ph.D., Mathematics Sep 2001 — June 2006

*Quasi-Periodic Continuation Along a Continuous Symmetry*

Adviser: Zhihong Jeff Xia

### B.A., Integrated Science Program Sep 1998 — June 2001

*Magna cum laude*, departmental honors

*Phi Beta Kappa*, Alpha Chapter of Illinois

## Publications

**Salomone, M.**and Smith, B. (2019). Going Public: What Institutional Moments Bring Everyone to the Table? In Tunstall, L., Karaali, G., Piercey, V. (Ed.) Shifting Contexts, Stable Core: Advancing Quantitative Literacy in Higher Education. Mathematical Association of America, ISBN 9780883851982.

**Salomone, M.**and Kling, T. (2017). Required Peer-Cooperative Learning Improves Retention of STEM Majors. International Journal of STEM Education 4, 19. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40594-017-0082-3

**Salomone, M.**and Bjorge, K. (2016). Building Effective Quantitative and Math Faculty Development. In M. Schuckers, G. Coulomb, M. O'Neill. (Eds.)

*Handbook for Quantitative and Mathematics Support Centers*. University of South Florida Scholar Commons, online version available at http://scholarcommons.usf.edu/qmasc_handbook/

**Salomone, M.**(2015). Creating a Peer-Led Cooperative Learning Program to Improve STEM Retention.

*Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning*

**47**(6), 42-50.

**Salomone, M.** and Marcotte, J. (2014). Loxodromic Spirals in M.C. Escher's ''Sphere Surface.''
*Journal of Humanistic Mathematics* **4** (2), 25-46.

**Salomone, M.** (2013). *Exploring Abstract Algebra II.* YouTube lecture series, Creative Commons licensed. 57 videos, 11 hours total runtime.

Burgiel, H. and **Salomone, M.** (2012). Logarithmic Spirals and Projective Geometry in M.C. Escher's ``Path of Life III.'' *Journal of Humanistic Mathematics* **2** (1), 22-35.

**Salomone, M.** (2011). Disenfractioned: How a Blind Spot for Fractions May Be a Hindrance to
Democracy. *Bridgewater Review* **30** (2), 24-27.

**Salomone, M.** and Xia, Z. (2005). Non-planar Minimizers and Rotational Symmetry in the *N*-body Problem. *Journal of Differential Equations* **215**, 1-15.

## Presentations

**Salomone, M.**Equal Signs: Teaching Quantitative Literacy for Equity, Equitably. DePauw University Q Center two-day faculty workshop lead facilitator, August 9-10. (Virtual Conference)

**Salomone, M.**, Winklemes, M. Authentically, Transparently, Remotely: A Statewide Program of Quantitative Literacy Faculty Development.

*Southeastern Massachusetts Quantitative Engagement and Literacy (SEQuEL) Annual Meeting*, March 19. (Virtual Conference)

**Salomone, M.**& Torda, L. An Anti-Racist Case for Alternative Grading. Massachusetts Project Kaleidoscope Network Winter Meeting. (Virtual Conference)

**Salomone, M.**MATHCALA: A Game, a Theorem, and a Counting Problem.

*BSU Math Faculty Seminar*, November 19. (Virtual Presentation)

**Salomone, M.**Equal Signs: A Justice Agenda for Quantitative Literacy.

*AMCOA Annual Assessment Conference*, Massachusetts Department of Higher Education. (Virtual Conference)

**Salomone, M.**The Visual Syllabus: A Platform for Inquiry and Mastery Learning.

*National Inquiry-Based Teaching and Learning Annual Conference*, Denver, Colo. Poster Presentation. June 6-8.

**Salomone, M.**, Winklemes, M. Grow Up, Branch Out: Achieving and Assessing Quantitative Literacy for the 21st Century. Statewide faculty workshop series, supported by Massachusetts Department of Higher Education. http://matthematics.com/grow-up-branch-out/

**Salomone, M.**Knot Your Average Algebra.

*BSU Math Faculty Seminar*, March 22.

**Salomone, M.**Mapping a Path Through the Gateway Courses: A Plan for Responsive Supplemental Instruction. STEM faculty and staff institute, lead facilitator, Cape Cod Community College, Barnstable, Mass. Supported by National Science Foundation WIDER grant, Bridget Burger, P.I.

(2017)

**Salomone, M.**Reviving 'Rithmetic: Quantitative Literacy Across the College Curriculum. Opening Day Plenary Address, Cape Cod Community College, Barnstable, Mass., August 31.

(2017)

**Salomone, M.**and Torosyan, R. Summer Teacher-Scholar Institute, Pedagogy Track, lead facilitators. Bridgewater State University, August 21-24.

**Salomone, M.**A Quantitative "Habit of Mind".

*BSU Math Faculty Seminar*, March 27.

**Salomone, M.**Reason, Rhetoric, and Risk: Hooking Students with Numbers in an Election Year.

*Southeastern Massachusetts Quantitative Engagement and Literacy (SEQuEL) Annual Meeting*, January 14.

(2015)

**Salomone, M.**How "Quantitatively Inclined" are Incoming College Freshmen?

*Northeast Consortium for Quantitative Literacy (NECQL) Annual Meeting*, New Haven, Conn.

(2015) Kling, T.,

**Salomone, M.**, Waratuke, S. Convincing your Colleagues to Adopt a Common Intra-Departmental Peer-Cooperative Learning Program.

*AACU/PKAL Crossing Boundaries: Transforming STEM Education*, Seattle, Wash.

**Salomone, M.**, Slotnick, R. Assessing Quantitative Reasoning Across the Core Curriculum.

*New England Educational Assessment Network Annual Conference*, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Mass.

**Salomone, M.**Designing a Peer Cooperative Learning Program.

*New England Conference on Student Success*, Amherst, Mass.

**Salomone, M.**From Data to Faculty Development: Locate, Understand, and Use Data for Institutional Change.

*Leading for Change Massachusetts Diversity Conference*, Bridgewater, Mass.

**Salomone, M.**Numeracy from Practice to Theory: Using Interactive Case Studies.

*Northeast Consortium for Quantitative Literacy (NECQL) Annual Meeting*, Bridgewater, Mass.

**Salomone, M.**Numeracy from Practice to Theory: Using Interactive Case Studies.

*Lilly International Conference on Teaching & Learning*, Bethesda, Md.

**Salomone, M.**and Torosyan, R. Seven Habits of Highly Numerate People (And So Can You!)

*38th Annual POD Network Conference*, Pittsburgh, Penn.

**Salomone, M.**and Sheriff, S. One Number, Many Voices: Quantity Across the Curriculum.

*Writing Across the Curriculum International Conference*, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Conn.

**Salomone, M.**The Dynamics of Real-Time Course Correction in the Management of STEP Projects.

*National Science Foundation STEP Grant Conference*, Washington, D.C.

**Salomone, M.**Beach Balls and Phony Universes: Geometric Methods in the Three-Body Problem.

*BSU/Stonehill/Wheaton Joint Mathematics Seminar*, Stonehill College, Easton, Mass.

**Salomone, M.**Art, Mathematics, and Escher's

*Print Gallery.*

*Bowdoin College Lunch Seminar*, Brunswick, Maine.

**Salomone, M.**Using Writing to Teach Mathematics.

*UA Mathematics Instruction Colloquium*, University of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz.

**Salomone, M.**Negative Curvature Problems in Lagrangian Dynamics.

*UA Geometry Seminar*, University of Arizona, Tucson, Ariz.

**Salomone, M.**Constructing

*N*-body Action Minimizers.

*Midwest Dynamical Systems Conference*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn.

## Teaching Experience

**Mathematics Major Courses**

- Linear Algebra
- Multivariable Calculus
- Abstract Algebra
- Geometry & Topology
- Applied Mathematics
- Real & Complex Analysis
- Numerical Analysis
- Knot Theory

**Nonmajors Courses**

- Algebra Readiness
- Integrated Science & Mathematics
- Applied Calculus for Business
- Quantitative Methods for Management
- Mathematics for Liberal Arts
- Strategies for Math Success

## Research Interests

**Teaching & Learning**

- Quantitative Reasoning
- Teaching and Technology
- Faculty Development

**Applied Geometry**

- Conformal Geometry & Art
- Geometric Methods in Celestial Mechanics

## Conference Service

**Southern Association of Colleges & Schools - Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC)**

**Southeastern Massachusetts Quantitative Engagement & Literacy (SEQuEL)**

Conference Organizer, 2016–2017

**Northeast Consortium on Quantitative Literacy (NECQL)**

**Mathematical Association of America, Northeast Section (MAA/NES)**