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# Joanna Niezen

Lecturer & Faculty Teaching Fellow

Department of Mathematics

Faculty of Science

## Education

- Ph.D. Discrete Mathematics · University of Victoria · 2020

## Biography

Joanna enjoys helping students achieve their mathematical goals, whatever they may be. She makes a conscious effort to pique the curiosity of her students and build excitement around course material. Joanna is passionate about equity and diversity in mathematics and works hard to be inclusive to all students. She earned a doctorate in Discrete Mathematics at the University of Victoria, studying the existence of designs with special structures. Joanna’s interest in combinatorics extends to abstract algebra, linear algebra, number theory, and all sorts of math puzzles. She is also interested in the psychology of development and learning.

### Courses

#### Fall 2024

#### Spring 2025

Future courses may be subject to change.