Stephanie Anne Salomone, Ph.D.
Affiliation: University of Portland
Short Personal Bio
Stephanie Salomone earned her Ph.D. in Mathematics from UCLA in 2005, her MA in Mathematics from Boston College in 1999, and a BA in Mathematics from the University of Michigan in 1997. She joined the faculty at the University of Portland in 2005 and currently serves as Professor of Mathematics, Director of the STEM Education and Outreach Center, and Faculty Athletic Representative. During her 2020-2021 academic year sabbatical, she worked for the Portland Metro STEM Partnership, one of 13 STEM Hubs in Oregon, focusing on creating equity- and student-identity-centered professional development for K-5 math teachers. She is an Associate Director of Project NExT, a national professional development and networking program for new higher-education mathematics faculty. She was the PI on the NSF REFLECT program, advancing the use of evidence-based practices in STEM teaching at UP and the use of peer-observation for formative assessment of teaching, and she has managed a combined $1.6 million as the PI on a subaward of the Western Regional Noyce Alliance grant and as PI of the NSF Noyce Scholars and Interns Program at UP. She is on the Board of Directors for Saturday Academy, a local 501c3 whose mission is to engage children in hands-on STEM learning. She was an IBL faculty facilitator with the NSF PRODUCT grant. Dr. Salomone is the recipient of UP's 2009 Outstanding Teaching Award, the 2019 Oregon Academy of Sciences Outstanding Educator in STEM Higher Education Award, and UP's 2022 Outstanding Faculty Service Award.
Topic Areas: Aligning incentives with systemic change, Change leadership, Teaching evaluation / changing teaching evaluation practices
Audiences: Undergraduate students
Contexts / Institutional Types: T1 (scholarly teaching-focused institution)