Area of Expertise
Mathematics education, assessment practices in education, portfolios, learning outcomes, assessment of undergraduate and graduate programs, preparation of graduates for college teaching, faculty development, technology, teaching standards in mathematics
Virginia (Lyn) Stallings's research interests are in authentic assessment, student self-evaluation, and writing in mathematics. She received the Mathematical Association of America’s Regional Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics in 1998 and the American University Award for Outstanding Teaching in 1994. Before coming to the university, she taught mathematics for grades 8 through 12 in the Louisiana Public School System. She is a 1986 Woodrow Wilson Fellow and was designated the 1987 Presidential Awardee for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching for her work in training teachers to adopt innovative methods in geometry and algebra instruction.