Brent M. Purkaple
Department of the History of Science
The University of Oklahoma
B.A., Biblical Languages, Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, OK, 2007
M.A., Biblical Exegesis, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL, 2009
M.A., History of Science, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, 2015
Middle School and High School Teacher, Veritas Classical Academy, Oklahoma City, OK, 2009-2013.
Teaching Assistant, Department of the History of Science, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, Spring 2014.
Graduate Research Assistant, University of Oklahoma Libraries, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, 2013-Present.
“Libraries as makers of OER: A Pilot Project,” with Kerry Magruder, OpenEd 2015, Annual Conference, Vancouver, B.C., 11/19/2015.
“The Open Educational Resources of Galileo’s World,” K20 Innovative Learning Institute, Norman, OK, 12/3/2015.
“Galileo’s World Exhibition Site – An Open Educational Experience,” with Twila Camp, University of Oklahoma Academic Tech Expo, Norman, OK, 1/15/2016.
“The Role of Proclus within Sixteenth-Century Debates over the Ontology of Mathematics,” Midwest Junto for the History of Science, Norman, OK, 4/2/2016.
“The Role of Proclus in Shaping Renaissance Mathematics,” History of Science Society Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 11/4/2016.
“What is the History of Science,” “Should the History of Science be Rated X?” “What is Gravity?” Oklahoma Baptist University, MSP K-12 Workshop, July 2014.
“The Impact of Women in the World of Galileo,” University Women’s Association Spring Luncheon, Norman, OK, 4/30/2016.
“An Introduction to Leonardo da Vinci,” Oklahoma City Astronomy Club, Oklahoma City, OK, 4/11/2016.
COURSES TAUGHT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA
HSCI 1113: Science, Nature, and Society (co-taught with Kerry Magruder)
AWARDS, GRANTS, PRIZES:
Outstanding Graduate Assistant, University of Oklahoma Libraries, 2015-2016.
Graduate Student Senate Conference Grant, University of Oklahoma, Fall 2016.
Newberry Renaissance Consortium Grant, 2016-2017.
History of Science Society
Midwest Junto of the History of Science