Faculty and Staff

Nabb, Keith

Keith Nabb

Keith Nabb

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Start Year: 2016

Office: 206f North Hall
Phone: 715-425-3909



PhD - Illinois Institute of Technology, Mathematics Education
MS - Texas Tech University, Mathematics
BA - Rhode Island College, Secondary Education Mathematics

Courses Taught:

Math for Elementary School Teachers, Calculus I/II, Discrete Mathematics, Activities in Mathematics, Linear Algebra

Professional Activities:

“Strategies to Support Multilingual Learners (MLs) for Math Teachers,” Workshop Collaboration with Edina Public Schools, with Doug Margolis, Manu Sharma, and Ulises Rodriguez, Edina MN, June 2019.

“Origami for Engineering: Collapsing, Functional, and Strong,” National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Annual Meeting (NCTM), Workshop with Jaclyn Murawska, Washington DC, April 2018.

“Number Talks in University Mathematics,” 86th Annual Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America Wisconsin Section (MAA), with Kathy Tomlinson, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire WI, April 2018.

“The Calculus of Corvettes,” Keynote Address, 44th Annual Meeting of the Kentucky Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (KYMATYC), with Jaclyn Murawska, Berea, KY, February 2018.

“Want an Active Classroom? Use the Five Practices!,” 43rd Annual Conference for the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC), San Diego CA, November 2017.

“Mistakes, Mistakes Everywhere,” 42nd Annual Conference for the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (AMATYC), Denver CO, November 2016.



Nabb, K., & Murawska, J. (2019). Mathematical knowledge for teaching developmental courses at the community college: An unexplored terrain. Community College Journal of Research and Practice. DOI:10.1080/10668926.2019.1626300

Nabb, K., & Murawska, J. (2019). Motivating calculus through a single question. PRIMUS: Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies, 29(10), 1140-1153. DOI: 10.1080/10511970.2018.1490360

Nabb, K. (2018). Experiences using inquiry-oriented differential equations. CODEE: Community of Ordinary Differential Equations Educators Journal, 11(1), 1-10. Available:

Nabb, K., & Nghiem, D. (2016). Curious calculus questions from students and colleagues—Part I. MathAMATYC Educator, 8(1), 43-47.

Murawska, J., & Nabb, K. A. (2015). Corvettes, curve fitting, and calculus. Mathematics Teacher, 109(2), 128-135.

Sitomer, A., Ström, A., Mesa, V., Duranczyk, I., Nabb, K., Smith, J., & Yannotta, M. (2012). Moving from anecdote to evidence: A proposed research agenda in community college mathematics education. MathAMATYC Educator, 4(1), 35-40.


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