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Marianna Bonanome and Samar ElHitti

Marianna Bonanome is an associate professor of applied mathematics and computer science at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY. She is also a co-coordinator of City Tech's Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) program and co-principal investigator of the Title V Opening Gateways to Completion Grant in collaboration with the Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY. She received a B.S. in mathematics from NYU Polytechnic (formerly Polytechnic University) and her master's and doctoral degrees from the Graduate School and University Center of CUNY in mathematics.

Samar ElHitti is an associate professor of mathematics at the New York City College of Technology, CUNY. She received a master's in science in statistics and probability from the Lebanese University in Lebanon, and both her master's and doctoral degrees in mathematics from the University of Missouri in Columbia. She grew up in Beirut and has been living in the United States since 2002.


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