Department of Mathematics
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
Science Center 368
S.B., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1963.
M.S., University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), 1965.
Ph.D., University of Michigan (Ann Arbor), 1969.
1974- Wellesley College
Professor of Mathematics since 1983
Associate Dean of the College, 1989-92
1971-74 Mount Holyoke College, Assistant Professor of
1968-71 University of Toledo, Assistant Professor of
2004-05 UMASS-BOSTON, Visiting Professor and Scientist
1984 MIT Operations Research Center, Visiting Scientist, spring
1981 Transportation Systems Center, Faculty Fellow, summer
1979-80 MIT Operations Research Center, Research Fellow
I am interested in discrete mathematics, operations research, and functional
analysis. My current research, with Randy Shull and Ann Trenk, involves
properties of partially ordered sets and interval orders.
I will be retiring from teaching at the end of June, 2015.
Alumnae Profiles: Wellesley College (with M. Kerr and A. Trenk), Math
Horizons, Feb. 2005, 22-24.
The Joy of Mathematica: Instant Mathematica for Calculus,
Differential Equations, and Linear Algebra (with F. Shultz), 2nd
ed., Harcourt/Academic Press 2000; 1st ed., Addison-Wesley, 1994;
Japanese translation, Addison-Wesley Japan and Toppan Publ, 1995.
Arc weighting in hidden bicircular networks (with R. Shull, J. Orlin,
and M. Lepp), Congressus Numerantium 125(1997), 161-171.
Computing in the curriculum at Wellesley College, in Technology
and Teaching, ed. L. Lloyd, Information Today, 1997, 35-40.
Recognizing hidden bicircular networks (with R. Shull, J. Orlin, and
M. Lepp), Discrete Appl. Math. 41(1993), 13-53.
Lotteries, present values, and infinite series, NLA News,
October 1989, 16-17.
The structure of bases in bicircular matroids (with R. Shull, J.
Orlin, and M. Gardner), Discrete Appl. Math. 23(1989), 267-283.
Medical technology and critical decisions: an interdisciplinary course
in technological literacy (with T. Ducas, J. Grant), Bull. Science,
Technology, and Society 7(1987), 71-77.
Generalized least squares and eigenvalues, American Math. Monthly
Matrix and network models in archaeology, Mathematics Magazine
Book review: Raisonnement et Méthodes Mathématiques en
Archéologie, M. Borillo et al., eds., Math. Intelligencer
Infrabarreled spaces, linear operators and vector measures, Bull.
Soc. Royale Sci. Liège 48(1979), 153-157.
Spectral measures and homomorphisms, Rev. Roumaine Math. Pures et
Appl. 23(1978), 939-945.
Vector measures and scalar operators in locally convex spaces,
Michigan Math. J. 24(1977), 303-310.
Integral representation theorems in topological vector spaces, Trans.
Amer. Math. Soc. 172(1972), 373-397.
Approximation of vector-valued continuous functions, Proc. Amer.
Math. Soc. 31(1972), 97-103.