# Victor Kutsenok

## Professor of Mathematics

**Email:** vkutsenok@sf.edu

#### Professional Education

- Doctor in Teaching Mathematics, Moscow Scientific Research Institute of General Education, Russia

#### Certification

- Indiana State Teacher’s License (Math 5-12)

#### Awards and Recognitions

- Solutions to Proposals 1725, 1742, 1777, and 1809 were published in the Mathematics Magazine of the Mathematical Association of America

#### Professional Memberships

- Mathematical Association of America, American Mathematical Society, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

#### Presentations and Publications

- “About the Method of Auxiliary Circle.”USSR Journal “Coach”, # 7, 1992, “Where Are the Problems Taken From?”USSR Journal “Quaint”, # 8-9, 1991
- “Collective Forms of Lessons.” Kiev Pedagogical Newspaper, 1988
- “Once More about the System of Lessons” USSR Journal “Mathematics at School” # 6, 1989.

#### Presentations/Exhibitions

- Presentation “The System of Lessons as an Alternative to the Combined Lesson” at Research Conference in Collegiate Mathematics Education, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI, 1996
- Presentation “Comparative Analysis of Math Education in Ukraine and the USA”. Annual conference of math educators in Kiev, Ukraine, 2006
- Presentation “Short-Cut Mathematics”. Three Rivers Science Symposium, 2008
- Presentation” Complimentary Principle” at Science Symposium at USF, 2000
- Presentation “Mathematical Puzzles and Games”. Three Rivers Science Symposium, 2006
- Workshop Where Is the Mistake? Mathematical Sophisms and Fallacies Three Rivers Science and Mathematics Symposia, USF, Spring-2006

#### Research

- Developed new math courses:
- MATHEMATICS LABORATORY I,
- MATHEMATICAL PUZZLES AND GAMES
- MATHEMATICS LABORATORY II
- MATHEMATICAL OLYMPIADS
- SPECIAL SECONDARY METHODS
- CALCULUS AND PHYSICS

- Research on Math Teacher Education
- Collaborate with the Art department to develop an geometry course for art majors
- Designing an interdisciplinary course on Ethnomathematics, Biomathematics, Environmental Math, Art and Music Thru Math, and Fictional Math

#### Community Service

- Helping immigrants with their tax papers, translations, shopping, and paperwork.
- Collaboration with local schools in preparing documents and programs in different languages
- Working with The Catholic Charities on helping immigrants to adjust to life in the USA

#### Curriculum Vitae

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