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Benjamin Michael Dickman

Professional Background

Educational Background

Columbia University (New York, NY), 2010-2014
Ph.D, Mathematics Education; NSFGRFP

Nanjing Normal University (Nanjing, China), 2008-2009
Fulbright Grant, Mathematics Education

Amherst College (Amherst, MA), 2004-2008
B.A. Mathematics; Honors Program

Scholarly Interests

Mathematics Education,
Problem Posing,
Creativity Studies,
Problem Solving,
Mathematical Modeling,
History of Mathematics,
History of Mathematics Education,
Chinese Mathematics Education,
Pure Mathematics.

Selected Publications

Copies available by request: bmd2118@columbia.edu

1. Dickman, B. (2014). "Problem Posing with the Multiplication Table." Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 5(1).

2. Dickman, B. & Sanfratello, A. (Eds.). (2014). Proceedings: Conference on Mathematical Modeling, October 2013, Teachers College Columbia University.

3. Dickman, B. “Mathematical Modeling in Word Games: Apportionment of Letter Tiles.” Word Ways. Accepted for publication.

4. Dickman, B. (2013). “Mathematical Creativity, Cohen Forcing, and Evolving Systems: Elements for a Case Study on Paul Cohen.” Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 4(2).

5. Dickman, B. (2013). “Problem Solving Strategies in Boggle-like Games.” Word Ways, 46(1), 66–72.

6. Dickman, B. (2011). “Modeling Lessons and the Common Core State Standards.” Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, Spring/Summer, 65-66.

7. Dickman, B. (2011). Sunken Treasure. In H. Gould, D. Murray & A. Sanfratello (Eds.), Teachers College Mathematical Modeling Handbook (pp. 99-106). Bedford, MA: The Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP).

8. Dickman, B. (2011). Viral Marketing. In H. Gould, D. Murray & A. Sanfratello (Eds.), Teachers College Mathematical Modeling Handbook (pp. 167-173). Bedford, MA: The Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP).

9. Dickman, B. (2011). Picking a Painting. In H. Gould, D. Murray & A. Sanfratello (Eds.), Teachers College Mathematical Modeling Handbook (pp. 225-232). Bedford, MA: The Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications (COMAP).

10. Benedetto, R., Dickman, B., Joseph, S., Krause, B., Rubin, D., Zhou, X. (2009). “Computing points of small height for cubic polynomials.” Involve, 2(1), 37–64.

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