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Associate Dean for Faculty Support & Development
Year Started at JMU: 2023
Contact Info
Pronouns: She/Her

Associate Dean Duties
  • Class schedule committee
  • RPAG committee
  • College governance: CC (joint with Dr. Whitmeyer for 23-24)
  • Open House and CHOICES
  • Faculty development
  • Scholarship support including:
    • SCS, Dingledine, Madison, & Waivers (transitioning)
    • Programmatic grant proposals (REUs, SSTEM NOYCE, etc.)
Research Description

Research interests have varied and included Mathematics textbook analysis, the mathematics of card and board games, and assessment of student learning.

Additional Scholarship
  • Mathematics Education
  • Faculty Development and Mentoring
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (focus on memory science and active learning)
  • Ph.D. in Mathematics, 2010, North Carolina State University
  • M.S. in Mathematics, 2008, North Carolina State University
  • B.S. in Mathematics & B.A. in History, 2006, Georgetown College
Select Publications
  • Capaldi, Mindy, “Finite Mathematics Course Notes,” Journal of Inquiry-Based Learning of Mathematics, 57 (April 2022): 1-92.
  • Capaldi, Mindy, Watters, Michael, Bugajski, Kristi, Slattery, Michelle, and Dahlke-Goebbert, Bonnie, "Improving the Recruitment and Retention of Commuter STEM Students," SPUR, 6.1 (2022): 14-22.
  • Capaldi, Mindy ed. (2021), Teaching Mathematics Through Games, (Vol. 65). AMS/MAA Classroom Resources Materials Series.

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