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Degree Program University
Ph.D. Philosophy (History of Mathematics) SUNY Buffalo
M.A. Mathematics SUNY Buffalo
M.A. Philosophy (History of Mathematics) Bryn Mawr College
B.A. Philosophy Skidmore College

My Professional Experience

Year Title University
2009 - Now Professor of Mathematics Siena College
1996 - 2002 Adjunct Associate Professor of Mathematics Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
1994 - 2009 Associate Professor of Mathematics Siena College
1991 - 1992 Summer Instructor of Mathematics Union College
1990 - 1994 Assistant Professor of Mathematics Siena College
1989 - 1990 Assistant Professor of Mathematics Wilkes University
1988 - 1989 Assistant Professor of Mathematics Wilkes College
1985 - 1988 Instructor, Mathematics Wilkes College
1981 - 1985 Lecturer, Mathematics SUNY Buffalo
1979 - 1979 Summer Instructor of Logic Skidmore College
1979 - 1981 Teaching Assistant, Mathematics SUNY Buffalo
1977 - 1978 Head Resident Harcum Junior College
1977 - 1979 Substitute Teacher and Tutor of Mathematics Baldwin School
1975 - 1977 Dean of Girls Buxton School
1974 - 1977 Teacher of Mathematics Buxton School
1973 - 1974 Teaching assistant of logic Arizona State University

Articles & Book Reviews

  • Differential Equations and the AIDS Epidemic: A Lecture for Calculus II Students
    PRIMUS: Problems, Resources, and Issues in Mathematics Undergraduate Studies
    1992
  • Imaginary Quantities' and Their Role in the Rise of Abstract Algebra in England
    Proceedings of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Mathematics
    1991
  • On the Possibility of Revolutions in Mathematics
    Philosophia Mathematica
    1990
  • Cardano: 'Arithmetic Subtlety' and Impossible Solutions
    Philosophia Mathematica
    1989

Books & Book Chapters

  • Priming the Calculus Pump: Innovations and Resources

    1990
  • Using Writing to Teach Mathematics

    1990

Presentations

  • Countdown to Salt Lake City: On Scoring in Figure Skating Competitions
    2001
    Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, Saratoga Springs, New York
  • What do mathematicians do when they do mathematics?
    2001
    Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, Saratoga Springs, New York
  • Perfectly happy or abundantly miserable?
    2000
    Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference, Poughkeepsie, New York
  • Questions in Graph Theory, Combinatorics, and Number Theory: Liberal Arts Students Experience the Doing of Real Mathematics
    1997
    Mathfest, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Undergraduate Mathematics Research: A Budget of Resources
    1997
    Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Diego, California
  • Mathematics of AIDS
    1996
    Meeting of the Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State (AMTNYS), Kiamesha, New York
  • Modeling aspects of AIDS with artificial neural networks
    1996
    Joint Mathematics Meetings, Orlando, Florida
  • We Reform with a Little Help From Our Friends: Erdos, Goldbach, and Pasca
    1996
    Joint Mathematics Meetings, Orlando, Florida
  • Classifying and staging HIV status using neural networks.
    1995
    MAA Seaway Section Meeting, Saratoga Springs, New York
  • Enticing Nonmajors with Cake-Cutting, Counting, and Circuits
    1995
    Mathfest, Burlington, Vermont
  • Open questions and unusual closed questions: ways to involve students in the doing of mathematics
    1995
    MAA Seaway Section Meeting, Saratoga Springs, New York
  • Staging the Progress of AIDS Using an Artificial Neural Network
    1995
    Mathfest, Burlington, Vermont
  • The Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference
    1995
    The National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR), Schenectady, New York
  • AIDS Case Projection and Stirling Numbers of the Second Kind: Two Projects for Linear Algebra Students
    1994
    Joint Mathematics Meetings, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • The Koch Snowflake and Generalizations: A Project for First-Year Calculus Students
    1994
    Joint Mathematics Meetings, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • The Mathematics of AIDS
    1994
    Association of Mathematics Teachers of New York State (AMTNYS) Summer Workshops., Loudonville, New York
  • AIDS Case Projection for Undergraduate Statistics Students.
    1993
    Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Antonio, Texas
  • What Can Mathematics Education for Indigenous Peoples Teach Us? A Report from ICME-7
    1993
    Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Antonio, Texas
  • Flexible Format and Content Plans for Finite Mathematics
    1992
    Joint Mathematics Meetings, Baltimore, Maryland
  • Teaching Mathematics as a Subversive Activity
    1991
    Joint Mathematics Meetings, San Francisco, California
  • A Writing Intensive Course in Discrete Mathematics
    1990
    Joint Mathematics Meetings, Louisville, Kentucky
  • An Accessible Combinatorics Module for Liberal Arts Students
    1990
    Summer Joint Mathematics Meetings, Columbus, Ohio
  • A Place for Writing in a Revised Calculus Curriculum
    1989
    Summer Joint Mathematics Meetings, Boulder, Colorado
  • A Reply to Mathematics Colleagues on Writing Across The Curriculum
    1989
    Joint Mathematics Meetings, Phoenix, Arizona
  • Using Writing in the Mathematics Curriculum: Some Starting Points and Fine Points
    1989
    Meeting of the New Jersey Section of the Mathematical Association of America, Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Using the History of Mathematics To Generate Interest in Forging Its Future
    1989
    Joint Mathematics Meetings, Phoenix, Arizona