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Pamela A. Richardson

Pamela A. Richardson

Professor of Mathematics

Mathematics Faculty

(724) 946-7286

Campus Location:
   Hoyt Science Resources Center
Mailbox: 221


About Me

I have been at Westminster College since 2006 and am currently serving as a Professor of Mathematics (and formerly served as Co-Director of the Drinko Center for Undergraduate Research).

I earned a BS in Mathematics from Bowling Green State University and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from The University of Virginia.  I spent one year as a Visiting Assistant Professor at John Carroll University before coming to Westminster.  I teach courses across the mathematical curriculum and am particularly fond of teaching abstract algebra and linear algebra.

My research interests are in nonassociative algebra and number theory.  I enjoy collaborating with undergraduate students and am an ardent supporter of undergraduate research.  Here at Westminster, I am very involved in planning our annual Undergraduate Research and Arts Celebration, a full-day event designed to showcase the work of Westminster's undergraduates.

I am an active member of the Mathematical Association of America, the Association for Women in Mathematics, the American Mathematical Society, and the Council on Undergraduate Research.  I am a Project NExT fellow.  I have been very involved in teaching and mentoring female mathematics majors through the Carleton College Summer Mathematics Program for Undergraduate Women.