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Ethlyn Keran | (402) 093-4081 | Anchorage, AK



Professor at 1. Alder Group, AKApr 2022 - Present

  • Wrote and published a book that was well-received by critics and sold over 100,000 copies.
  • Taught a class of 30 students for 10 years with high satisfaction rates from both students and administration.
  • Wrote 20 peer-reviewed articles in academic journals on the topics of history, politics, and sociology.
  • Gave 75 lectures at universities and conferences around the world on various aspects of social theory.
  • Acted as an advisor to 5 doctoral candidates who have all gone on to successful careers in academia.

Associate Professor at , AKAug 2016 - Mar 2022

  • Authored or co-authored over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles.
  • Presented at over 30 national and international conferences.
  • Chaired or served on the organizing committee of 5 professional conferences.
  • Served as a reviewer for 15 different journals.
  • Mentored 10 graduate students through to completion of their degrees.

Assistant Professor at 2. Birch Group, AKAug 2002 - Jul 2016

  • I increased my research productivity, publishing 3 peer-reviewed journal articles in the past year.
  • I was awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation to fund my research on environmental sustainability.
  • I supervised 4 undergraduate students in their research projects and 2 graduate students in their thesis work.
  • I taught 2 courses: an upper-level course on Environmental Policy and a first-year seminar on Critical Thinking.
  • In both of my classes, student evaluations showed that they rated me as having excellent teaching ability.


PhD in Mathematics at University of Alaska FairbanksSep 1998 - May 2002

I've learned how to read and understand mathematical proofs, how to construct my own proofs, and how to use mathematical reasoning to solve problems.


  • Public Speaking
  • Writing
  • Researching
  • Teaching
  • Critical Thinking
  • Organizational Skills
  • Time Management

Tonyna Cantie | (813) 323-9375 | Sioux Falls, SD



Professor at A-Z Tutoring, SDJun 2022 - Present

  • Taught classes of up to 100 students.
  • Wrote and published 2 books.
  • Presented at 10 conferences.
  • Led research teams of up to 5 people.
  • Won $20,000 in grant funding for research project.
  • Advised 15 undergraduate students.

Associate Professor at The Learning Lodge, SDAug 2016 - Apr 2022

  • Wrote and published 12 peer-reviewed journal articles.
  • Presented at 15 national conferences.
  • Authored 1 book chapter.
  • Led 3 successful research grants totaling $1.5 million in funding.
  • Advised 7 doctoral students to completion of their degrees.
  • Taught 20 different undergraduate and graduate courses.

Assistant Professor at The Tutoring Center, SDJul 2002 - Jul 2016

  • Led a research team of 4 graduate students and 2 undergraduates that resulted in 3 first-author papers published in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Authored or coauthored 12 papers total, 9 of which were published in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Delivered 8 invited talks at national and international conferences.
  • Presented original research findings at 15 conference poster sessions.
  • Wrote successful National Science Foundation (NSF) grant totaling $250,000 over 3 years to support my independent research program.


PhD in Mathematics at South Dakota State UniversityAug 1998 - May 2002

I have learned how to read and understand complicated mathematics, how to write proofs, and how to think logically.


  • Public Speaking
  • Classroom Management
  • Lesson Planning
  • Curriculum Development
  • Instructional Design
  • Educational Technology