Susan Meshulam

Senior Lecturer, Mathematical Sciences
Adjunct Faculty, University College

Education

M.S. (1983) Indiana University;   Indianapolis, Indiana;  Mathematics Education

B.S. (1980) Purdue University (IUPUI);  Indianapolis, Indiana;  Mathematics

Awards & Honors

  • Nomination for the Barbra Jackson Teaching Award, 2011
  • Fellowship awarded to continue the research of Math-linked First Year Seminars, 2011
  • The "21 Club" nomination (making an impact on a Freshman Student), 2010
  • Trustees Teaching Award representing University College, 2010
  • Favorite Professor Award, IUPUI Athletics Department, 2010
  • The “21 Club” nomination (making an impact on two freshmen students), 2009
  • Favorite Professor Award, IUPUI Athletics Department, 2008
  • The “21 Club” nomination (making an impact on a freshman student), 2007
  • Fellowship awarded to research University College classes linked to Math  (University College IUPUI), 2006
  • Trustees Teaching Award  (IUPUI School of Science), 2005
  • Outstanding Female Faculty Award (IUPUI), 2003
  • Teaching Excellence Recognition Award (IUPUI Department of Mathematical Sciences), 1999
  • Teaching Excellence Recognition Award (IUPUI Department of Mathematical Sciences), 1998

Susan Meshulam is Senior Lecturer for the Department of Mathematics and Academic Coordinator for University College Math-Linked First Year Seminars.  Meshulam serves on several departmental committees in the Math Department and in University College.  She teaches math classes (Math 11000 and Math 15300) and First Year Seminars (U110).   

Professional Affiliations

Mathematical Association of America, Washington, D.C.

Indiana Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges

Current Research

My recent research involves the assessment of the effectiveness of  learning community courses designed to improve the math performance of first-year students.  Each of these learning communities are linked to a math class.

Select Publications

M Hansen, S Meshulam (2010) Assessing the Effectiveness of a Learning Community Course Designed to Improve the Math Performance of First-Year Students, Journal of Learning Communities Research (Volume 5, No. 1)