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Melissa Sutherland

Associate Professor of Mathematics
South 324B
585-245-5494
sutherm@geneseo.edu

Melissa Sutherland has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2001.

Office Hours

  • MWF 1:30pm-2:30pm or by appointment

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • B.A., State University of New York at Geneseo, 1992

  • M.A. (1994), State University of New York at Albany

  • Ph.D. (1998), State University of New York at Albany

Affiliations

  • NCTM

  • AMTNYS

Interests

  • Increasing Representation of Women and Other Underrepresented Groups in STEM, Mathematics Education, Commutative Algebra, Technology

Classes

  • MATH 222: Calculus II

    Topics studied are methods of integration, applications of definite integrals, sequences, improper integrals, and series, parametric equations and polar coordinates. Prerequisites: MATH 221. Offered every semester

  • MATH 239: Intro to Mathematical Proof

    The course will provide an introduction to the language of advanced mathematics and to mathematical proof. It will emphasize rigorous argument and the practice of proof in various mathematical contexts. Topics will include logic, set theory, cardinality, methods of proof, and induction. Other mathematical topics chosen at the discretion of the instructor will be included as material through which proving skills will be honed. Prerequisites: MATH 222 or permission of the department. Offered every semester

  • MATH 330: Abstract Algebra

    A study of the basic properties of groups, rings, and integral domains, including the fundamental theorem of group homomorphisms. The concepts basic to the development of algebraic systems are studied initially. Prerequisites: MATH 222, MATH 233, and MATH 239. Offered every semester