Rann Bar-On

Rann Bar-On
  • Lecturer of Mathematics
External address: 013 Physics, Durham, NC 27708
Internal office address: Duke Box 90320, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: (919) 660-2872

Rann Bar-On specializes in early undergraduate mathematics education. For the past decade, he has taught and supervised Math 105L and 106L, entry-level calculus courses at Duke. He has edited the lab manual for these courses, introducing technological and pedagogical innovations adapted to each year's students. He has served as a college (pre-major) advisor to dozens of undergraduate students and as major advisor to a few. In 2017, he won Advisor of the Year, as chosen by the Academic Advising Center based on comments from his advisees.

Education & Training
  • Ph.D., Duke University 2009

  • M.A., Duke University 2005

Selected Grants

Bar-On, Rann, et al. “BRINGING STUDENTS INTO THE PELOTON: LEVELING THE PLAYING FIELD AT HIGHLY SELECTIVE UNIVERSITIES.” Edulearn12: 4th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies, edited by L. G. Chova et al., IATED-INT ASSOC TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION A& DEVELOPMENT, 2012, pp. 1260–70.

Top 5% of Undergraduate Instructors in Natural Sciences

The Math department congratulates its faculty members Tori Akin, Rann Bar-on, Sarah Schott, Hugh Bray and Tom Witelski.  They have been recognized by Academic Affairs for their contribution to teaching excellence at Duke.  These faculty are in the... read more »

Rann Bar-On

The Dean's Award for Excellence in Advising was given to Rann Bar-On for his exceptional ability to guide undergraduates through their first two years at Duke.  Professor Bar-On is committed to supporting first-generation and minority students,... read more »