Michael Pawlikowski

Assistant Professor of


South Hall 324D
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454


Michael Pawlikowski has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2014.

Faculty Information


  • Ph.D., University at Buffalo; 2014
  • M.S.Ed., SUNY Buffalo; 2007
  • B.S., SUNY Buffalo; 2003


  • Assistant Professor: SUNY Geneseo, 2014-Present
  • Mathematics Instructor: Depew High School, 2003-2014
  • Mathematics Instructor: University at Buffalo Gifted Math Program, 2009-2010

Research Interests

Social metacognition in group processes of students, Micro-creativity, Geometric reasoning, Geometric proof, Student engagement, Problem solving/problem posing

Publications and Professional Activities

  • Chiu, M. M., McDougall, E. K., Nagle, C. R. & Pawlikowski, M. J. (revising). Prerequisite Knowledge for Building Introductory Limit Notions. Journal for Research in Mathematics.
  • Chiu, M. M., & Pawlikowski, M. J. (2014). Head start. In M. Coleman and L. Ganong and (Eds.), The social history of the American family: An encyclopedia. (Vol. 8, pp. 661-663). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.
  • Pawlikowski, M. J. (2014). Effects of social metacognition on geometric reasoning and micro-creativity: Groups of students constructing proofs. (Doctoral dissertation).
  • Chiu, M. M., & Pawlikowski, M. J. (2013). Social metacognition and micro-creativity. In E. G. Carayannis’s (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Creativity, Invention, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship.


  • Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State (AMTNYS)
  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
Fall 2015 Classes

MATH 221:
R/Calculus I

    Topics studied are limits and continuity; derivatives and antiderivatives of the algebraic and trigonometric functions; the definite integral; and the fundamental theorem of the calculus. Prerequisit
    es: MATH 112 or Precalculus with trigonometry or the equivalent. Offered every semester
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