Sloan Evans Despeaux is Professor of Mathematics at Western Carolina University. Her research interests
include the history of mathematics (especially the mathematics, mathematicians, and scientific journals in nineteenth-century Britain). She is a 2002 Project NExT Forest Dot and loves her NExT network. She is cofounder of the North Carolina Network of Math Teachers’ Circles and is active in her local Smoky Mountain Math Teachers’ Circle. She has taught fully online, hybrid, and flipped mathematics courses.