Rachel Funk

Graduate Student Assistant

Department of Mathematics

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My husband and I modeling good sunprotectant-behavior Mathematics faculty are typically expected to include a picture of themselves in the mountains. Here's a photo from years gone by of my husband and I modeling the use of sun-protection in front of some sanddunes.


Department of Mathematics

University of Nebraska–Lincoln

210 Avery Hall

Lincoln, NE 68588-0130


Avery 241

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Office Hours:

Monday, 12:30pm-1:30pm

Thursday, 8:00am-9:00am

Or by appointment


Fall 2019

Math 101 - College Algebra, Instructor of Record

Prior Semesters

Math 100 - Intermediate Algebra, Instructor of Record

Fall 2016/Spring 2017/Fall 2017/Spring 2018

Math 106 - Calculus I Recitation, Graduate Teaching Assistant

Fall 2015/Spring2016/Summer 2016


I am primarily interested in math education research. Specifially, I focus on problems that are important and which have a satisfactory or succinct description when asked by a non-mathematics educator to describe what I study.


Leadership and Commitment to Educational Innovation



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Conference Presentations

  • RUME 2019/2018
  • Noyce Summit 2019

Workshop Presentations

  • Pre-Summit Noyce 2019
  • UNL Orientation 2019
  • UNL Orientation 2018
  • UNL Orientation 2017

Grant Proposals

  • Co-author of Change-DIAL Summer 2020 Conference grant proposal (pending review)

CV Highlights

  • Education
  • Work experience
    • Graduate teaching and research assistant at UNL, with appointments of Associate Convener for Math 100a, Intermediate Algebra (Fall 2017 - Spring 2018)
    • Research associate at UNL (Fall 2018 - Summer 2019)
      • SEMINAL Project
      • T-Lead Project
      • PERSIST Project
  • Awards
    • Teaching Award- Presented by UNL math department