Miriam joined the Mathematics Department in 2011. In May 2014, Miriam completed her Masters in Education from the University of Pennsylvania through the Penn Residency Masters in Teaching Program. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Miriam was an honors student at Connecticut College, graduating cum laude. She majored in Economics and minored in Mathematics and spent an intriguing semester at Vietnam National University in Hanoi. At Connecticut College, Miriam was a four-year member of the Varsity Rowing Team, and she served as a director of an undergraduate resident hall.