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Mathematics Faculty & Staff

Dr. Molly Dunkum
Dr. Molly Dunkum
- Associate Professor, Colonnade Co-Director
Academic Bio

2005  PhD, Mathematics, University of Kentucky

2002  MA, Mathematics, University of Kentucky

1999  BA, Mathematics, Georgetown College


Dr. Dunkum's current research area is algebraic combinatorics and combinatorial representation theory.

Courses Taught at WKU
  • HON 303: Independent Research (Lie Algebras) with S. McKean, Fall 2014
  • MATH 100: Intermediate Algebra
  • MATH 109: General Mathematics
  • MATH 116: College Algebra (including a special section for the College of Health and Human Services)  
  • MATH 117: Trigonometry
  • MATH 122: Calculus of a Single Variable I
  • MATH 132: Calculus of a Single Variable II
  • MATH 136: Calculus I (including a special section for Honors)
  • MATH 137: Calculus II (including special sections for Honors and the Gatton Academy)
  • MATH 203: Statistics
  • MATH 211: Math for Elementary Teachers I
  • MATH 212: Math for Elementary Teachers II
  • MATH 240: Geometry in Art and Architecture (equivalent to HUM 240)
  • MATH 275: Special Topics (Independent Research: Fibonacci and Enumeration I and II with L. Knupp, Spring 2019 and Fall 2019) (Independent Research: Type E Discrete Lie Algebras with A. White, Spring 2020)
  • MATH 307: Introduction to Linear Algebra
  • MATH 310: Introduction to Discrete Mathematics (including one section with an Honors Enriched and Embedded course)
  • MATH 317: Introduction to Algebraic Systems
  • MATH 417: Algebraic Systems (including sections with a graduate component)
  • MATH 475: Special Topics (Independent Research: Fibonacci and Enumeration III with L. Knupp, Spring 2020)
  • MATH 517: Topics from Algebra
  • MATH 590: Independent Study (Coxeter Group Actions) with S. Malone, D. Price, Ian Ray, Fall 2020.
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