Kathleen Sullivan


Associate Professor of Mathematics 

Educational Background

University of Wisconsin, Madison, Ph.D. in Mathematics, 1974

University of Iowa, M.S. in Computer Science, 1987

Duchesne College, Omaha, B.S. in Mathematics, 1965

 Professional Experience

Seattle University, 1987-Present

Loras College, 1984-1987

Manhattanville College, 1982-1984

University of San Diego, 1981-1982

Barat College, 1974-1981

Professional Publications (recent)

"A Splashing Success!," accepted for publication in Science Scope, Fall 1998

Education column - AWM Newsletter, Fall 1998

Chapter on Sylvia Wiegand in Notable Women in Mathematics , edited by Charlene Morrow and Teri Perl, Greenwood Press, 1998.

"Stream Water in the Urban Environment" in Great Grants: Environmental Education Success Stories of EPA Region 10, EPA publication, 1998

"Connecting Adolescent Girls of Color and Math/Science Interventions", with Diane Murphy, ERIC 410-106, March 1997

"Summer Science Splash", Leaving a Legacy of Success, National Science Foundation Publication,1997

"Winging it at the Museum" ,The Docent Educator, Winter 1996

"Winging Her Way to an NSF Award", Camp Talk, Spring 1995

"One Good Grant Leading to Another", SUMMAC Forum, Spring 1994

"A Multifaceted Look at Sierpinski's Triangle", with Jean Abel, Proceedings of the Second Conference on the Teaching of Mathematics, 1992.

Professional Service

Director of Summer Science Splash, a Math and Science Program designed for rising eighth grade girls www.seatttleu.edu/splash

National Director of the Women & Mathematics Network of the MAA ( Mathematical Association of America ) www.mystery.com/WAM/

Member of the MAA's Committee on Participation of Women

Member of the Board of Trustees, Forest Ridge School, Bellevue

Member of the National Technology Resource Group for the Religious of the Sacred Heart

Areas of Particular Teaching Interest 

Foundations of Mathematics, Discrete Mathematics, Mathematics for Teachers


 Contact Information 

This page last updated on September 30, 1998.

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