## Deborah Franzblau

### PROJECT AFFILIATION:

- Math and Science Partnership in New York City (MSPinNYC)
- Roles: Project Participant

### PROFESSIONAL ROLES

- Higher Ed: Mathematics

### BIO

### EXPERTISE

(1) Mathematics research: Discrete Mathematics (combinatorial optimization)

(2) Education: Mathematics content courses for preservice and inservice teachers (preK - 12).

### RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Co-editor, Discrete Mathematics in the Schools, AMS/NCTM."From Fibonacci Numbers to Fractals: Recursive Patterns and Sequence Notation", with Lisa Warner. 2001 NCTM Yearbook on Mathematical Representation.

"How Can We Be Sure That's the Minimum?", to appear, Mathematics Teacher. [On using optimization problems to teach proof concepts.]