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Karen Rhea

Collegiate Lecturer Emerita

3867 East Hall
Phone:  (734) 647-4468

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    • Mathematics Education
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    Karen Rhea has been named a Collegiate Lecturer     2012
    Karen Rhea has been selected as one of three inaugural Collegiate Lecturers at U-M's Ann Arbor campus, in recognition of her achievements and many contributions to the education of U-M students. To honor a much-loved emeritus faculty member, Karen's new title will be the Patricia Shure Collegiate Lecturer.
    Karen Rhea receives the Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics     2011
    The Mathematical Association of America award honors college or university teachers who have been widely recognized as extraordinarily successful and whose teaching effectiveness has been shown to have had influence beyond their own institutions. In addition to her outstanding work in teaching, Rhea is cited for her contributions to changes in the calculus curriculum nationally, and her work inspiring and developing other outstanding teachers.
    Karen Rhea received the Matthews Underclass Teaching Award from the College of Literature, Science and the Arts.      2010
    The award recognizes a faculty member who has made a distinctive contribution to teaching in courses at the first- or second-year level in the fields of Mathematics, History, and Modern Languages, and who demonstrates enthusiasm and dedication to undergraduate education.