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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)