Nina graduated from Columbia University with a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering. She has worked in boarding schools for 18 years teaching math and coaching girls’ lacrosse and basketball. Nina previously taught and coached at Phillips Exeter Academy, The Lawrenceville School, Peddie School, and The Hotchkiss School. Nina is a regular presenter at NCTM math conferences and recently finished a three year term as part of the National Writing Committee for MATHCOUNTS competitions. Nina loves teaching problem solving and sharing her building and creating skills with her students. She resides on campus in the freshman village with her husband and they will both look forward to college break visits from their four children.