Christopher Leirstein

Christopher Leirstein

Lecturer
MAT 1800 Course Coordinator; SSTEP Faculty Fellow

aj4143@wayne.edu

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Christopher Leirstein

Education – Degrees, Licenses, Certifications

  • M.A. in Mathematics, Wayne State University, 2009
  • Certificate of Teaching Development, Wayne State University, 2008
  • B.S. (Summa Cum Laude) in Mathematics, Wayne State University, 2007
  • B.S. (Summa Cum Laude) in Computer Science, Wayne State University, 2007

Awards and Grants

  • National Sciene Foundation SSTEP (WIDER) Grant, Engaging First-Time Instructors in Evidenced-Based Teaching Methods, 2018-2020, $60,000

  • CLAS Excellence in Teaching Award, January 2015

  • Outstanding Achievement by a GTA in the First Year of Teaching, April 2008

  • Phi Beta Kappa, May 2007

  • Nominee for Howard A. Donnelly Leadership Award, April 2007

  • Outstanding Undergraduate Award (Mathematics), April 2007

  • Togo Nishiura Award (recognition for outstanding achievement as an undergraduate mathematics major), April 2007

  • Golden Key International Honour Society, March 2007

  • DaimlerChrysler Corporation Fund Award (recognition for outstanding achievement as an undergraduate computer science major), April 2006

  • Sheila Sparbeck Award (recognition for exceptional service as a tutor), April 2005 & 2006

  • Department of Mathematics Undergraduate Scholarship Award, April 2005

Currently Teaching

  • MAT 0993 Section 002, Beginning Algebra, Spring/Summer 2018

Courses taught

  • MAT 2030, Calculus III, 4 credits, Winter 2018
  • MAT 2020, Calculus II, 4 credits, Winter 2018
  • MAT 1800, Elementary Functions, 4 credits, Winter 2018
  • MAT 5992, Teaching Mathematics in College, 1 credit, Fall 2017
  • MAT 2020, Calculus II, 4 credits, Fall 2017
  • MAT 1800, Elementary Functions, 4 credits, Fall 2017
  • MAT 0993, Beginning Algebra, 3 credits, Fall 2017
  • MAT 2250, Elementary Linear Algebra, 3 credits, Spring/Summer 2017
  • MAT 1800, Elementary Functions, 4 credits, Spring/Summer 2017
  • MAT 2010, Calculus I, 4 credits, Winter 2017
  • MAT 1050, Algebra with Trigonometry, 5 credits, Winter 2017
  • MAT 0993, Beginning Algebra, 3 credits, Winter 2017
  • MAT 5992, Teaching Mathematics in College, 1 credit, Fall 2016
  • MAT 2010, Calculus I, 4 credits, Fall 2016 (2 sections)
  • MAT 1800, Elementary Functions, 4 credits, Fall 2016