Catherine Buell

Mathematics School of Health and Natural Sciences
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978.665.3077 Office: Edgerly Hall 312A
Office Hours
Spring 2022

Mathematics Department Office Hours: Thursday 11am - 12pm and Friday 2:50pm - 3:50pm (EDG 312A)
Honors Department Office Hours: Friday 12:30pm - 1:45pm (Hammond G06A)
Virtual office hours (by appointment) on Wednesday afternoons



Ph.D., North Carolina State University. 2011.

Algebraic Group Theory
Symmetric Spaces
Lie Groups and Lie Algebras
Mathematics Education

Studying the structure of symmetric spaces for SL_2(F-q)
Visual Stylometry: Integrating mathematics, philosophy, computer science, and art to classify artwork
Creating inquiry-based labs for calculus I and Calculus II sequence

Buell, C., A. Helminck, V. Klima, J. Schaefer, C. Wright, E. Ziliak (2020) Classifying the orbits of the generalized symmetric spaces of SL(2,F_q), Communications in Algebra, 48:4, 1744-1757.
Buell, C. A. and Piercey, V. (2019) Ethics in Mathematics. FOCUS, Feb/March.
Buell, C.A. & Shulman, B. (2019) An Introduction to Mathematics for Social Justice, PRIMUS, 29:3-4, 205-209.

berg, j., Buell, C., Day D.,  & Evans, R. (2019) Meaningful Mathematics: A Social-Justice-Themed-Introductory Statistics Course, PRIMUS, 29:3-4, 300-311.
Sethi, R., Buell, C., W. Seeley & Y. Gil (2017) Democratizing the Visual Stylometry of Art: Analysis of Artistic Style through Computational Workflows, Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery.

Mathematics Association of America (MAA)

American Mathematics Society (AMS)

Association for Women in Mathematics (AMW)