Faculty Profile for Dr. Bryan Nankervis

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Dr. Bryan Nankervis
Senior Lecturer — Mathematics
SWGH 105
phone: (512) 245-4022

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Dr. Bryan Nankervis received his Ph.D. in mathematics education from the University of Texas at Austin in 2006. Research interests include investigating inequities associated with the SAT and PSAT which result in the under-representation of females and minorities at the post-secondary level and in the awarding of scholarships, as well as economic affirmative action in college admissions.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Nankervis, B. (2014). Economic-Based Affirmative Action in College Admission. Journal of College Admission, 225, 6–10.
  • Nankervis, B. (2013). Gender Inequity in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Journal of College Admission, 219, 20–25.
  • Nankervis, B. (2011). Gender Inequities in University Admissions Due to the Differential Validity of the SAT. Journal of College Admission, 213, 24–30.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Regents Teaching Excellence Award, Texas State University System. 1999 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Regents Teaching Excellence Award, Texas State University System. 1997 - Present
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Regents Teaching Excellence Award, Lamar University System. 1995 - Present

Selected Grants

  • Vasquez-Mireles, Selena, Nankervis, Bryan. Mathematics, Science, and Technology Teacher Preparation Academy III, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, State, $698950. (Funded: 2009 - 2011). Grant.
  • Vasquez-Mireles, Selena, Nankervis, Bryan. Mathematics, Science, and Technology Teacher Preparation Academy II, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, State, $699541. (Funded: 2009 - 2010). Grant.
  • Vasquez-Mireles, Selena, Nankervis, Bryan. Mathematics Instructional Coaches Pilot Program, Texas Education Agency, State, $97499. (Funded: 2008 - 2010). Grant.
  • Vasquez-Mireles, Selena. Mathematics, Science, and Technology Teacher Preparation Academy, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, State, $349620. (Funded: 2008 - 2009). Grant.
  • Vasquez-Mireles, Selena, Nankervis, Bryan. Mix It Up: Correlating Science and Math, Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education, Federal, $714742. (Funded: 2006 - 2009). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Member
Central Texas Regional Alignment Network Mathematics
2014-2017
Co-Chair
1319/1329 General Education Assessment
2012-2017
Mentor for Lecturers
2008-2017
Faculty Advisor
Ultimate Frisbee Club
2005-2017
Faculty Advisor
Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity
2011-2015