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Dr. Joan M. Raines
Assistant Professor

University Studies
MTSU Box 182
Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Office: SAG 122B
Office Phone: (615) 898-5554

E-mail: jraines@mtsu.edu
Website: www.mtsu.edu/~jraines


  • Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, TSU, 2004
  • Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction, MTSU, 2000
  • M.S. in Mathematics, MTSU, 1993
  • B.S. in Mathematics, MTSU, 1991


  • University Studies Department, MTSU, August 2003 - present
  • Department of Mathematical Sciences, MTSU, August 1994-August 2003
  • Adjunct and Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Mathematical Sciences, MTSU

A few achievements or accomplishments:

  • Invited to participate in People to People Citizen Ambassador Programs'
  • Mathematics Education Delegation to China, 2009
  • Distinguished Educator Award in Distance Learning, MTSU, 2001
  • Nominated for MTSU Outstanding Teacher Award, 2000, 2003 and 2004

Describe your teaching style:
Dynamic and adaptable.

What do you like most about teaching?
The interaction with students and the "ah-ha" moments- those times when everything clicks and you know the students really get it.

What do you like least most about teaching?
The paperwork!

Contact Us
  • University Studies
  • Peck Hall, Room 202
  • 1301 E. Main Street, Box 16
  • Murfreesboro, TN 37132
  • (615) 898-2568 (office)
  • (615) 898-5907 (fax)


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