Westminster College Associate Professor Published In Math Horizons Journal

Monday, January 27, 2014

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. - Dr. Pamela Richardson, Westminster College associate professor of mathematics, was published in the November 2013 issue of Math Horizons, a journal published by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).

In the article "Divine Secrets of the Mathematical Sisterhood" Richardson discusses her experiences in the Carleton College Summer Mathematics Program for Undergraduate Women, explaining that the program "offers much more to its participants than just a few challenging courses."

Richardson was a Mathematician in Residence at the program in July in Northfield, Minn., and will be an instructor in the program in 2014.

Richardson has been involved with the National Science Foundation-funded program for nearly 15 years as a student, researcher, teacher and mentor.  From 2010-2012, she was an instructor in the program.  As a Mathematician in Residence, Richardson worked on personal scholarship while serving as a mentor for the undergraduate participants in the program.

MAA journal subscribers and members may read the full article by logging in on the MAA member portal.

Richardson, who joined the Westminster faculty in 2006, earned an undergraduate degree from Bowling Green State University and a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia.

Contact Richardson at 724-946-7286 or email for more information.

About Westminster College...
Founded in 1852 and related to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Westminster College ranks first in the nation as "Best College for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math," according to Forbes.com. Westminster is a top-tier liberal arts college and a national leader in graduation rate performance, according to U.S. News Best Colleges guide. Westminster is also honored as one of "The Best 378 Colleges" by The Princeton Review, and is named to the President's Honor Roll for excellence in service learning.

Nearly 1,600 undergraduate and graduate students benefit from individualized attention from dedicated faculty while choosing from 41 majors and nearly 100 organizations on the New Wilmington, Pa., campus. Visit www.westminster.edu/advantage to view "Advantage: Westminster" A Strategic Plan 2010-2020.


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Dr. Pamela Richardson, associate professor of mathematics