Charles Steinhorn Professor and Chair of Mathematics and Statistics
- BA, Wesleyan University; MA, PhD, University of Wisconsin
- At Vassar since 1981
Departments and Programs
- MATH 301. Topics In Advanced Mathematics and Statistics
- MATH 364. Advanced Linear Algebra
In the Media
Vassar Professors Win NSF Grant to Unravel Spider Web Mysteries
Two Vassar faculty members have secured a grant from the National Science Foundation for a study of several species of spiders that use a unique kind of glue in their webs to catch moths that are able to escape the webs of most other spiders.
The Vassar Noyce Teacher Scholar Community
The Vassar Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program has launched 16 careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education. Noyce scholars and mentors returned to campus in June to begin building an ongoing professional support system for the program’s alumnae/i.
Numbers, Shape, Chance, and Change
One of Vassar’s few college-wide academic requirements is the Freshman Writing Seminar. First-year students choose from about 50 courses in disciplines ranging from Africana studies to women’s studies. So what do students read and write in a Freshman Writing Seminar offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics? Quite a lot, actually.
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