Kevin Dennis is an Assistant Professor and Chair of Mathematics and Statistics at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota. He has been teaching at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota since 2000. His professional interests include mathematics education and analysis. Personal interests include hiking, fishing, gardening and playing games with his kids.
Ph.D., Mathematics (with emphasis in collegiate teaching) Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI, 2000
M.S., Mathematics Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 1996
B.A., Mathematics, Luther College, Decorah, IA, 1991
Scholarly & Creative Interests
2001 – Present: Advanced Placement Calculus Reader
2001 – 2002: Dolciani Project NExT Fellow, Mathematical Association of America
2000: Outstanding Thesis and Dissertation Award, Central Michigan University
1996: Richard V. Andree Award, Pi Mu Epsilon
2009 – 2011: Principle Investigator, National Science Foundation Grant, #0852533
2006 – 2008: Principle Investigator, Mathematical Association of America/Tensor Foundation Grant
2008: MathFest, Mathematical Association of America, “Capturing a Class: Adventures with Tegrity”
2004: Sectional Meeting, Mathematical Association of America “Freshman Seminar”
2003: MathFest, Mathematical Association of America, “Assessing Written and Oral Communications of Senior Projects”
2002: MathFest, Mathematical Association of America, “Senior Seminar”
Dennis, K. (2005). Assessing written and oral communication of senior projects. In L. Steen (Ed.), Supporting assessment in undergraduate mathematics. Washington D.C.: Mathematical Association of America.
Dennis, K. (2002). Co-hyponormality of composition operators on the Hardy space. Acta Scientiarum Mathematicarum, 68. 401 – 411.
Dennis, K. & Schlicker, S. (1995). Sierpinski n-gons. Pi Mu Epsilon Journal, 10(2), 81 – 89.
American Mathematical Society
Mathematical Association of America
Pi Mu Epsilon, National Mathematics Honor Society
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics