**Susanna S. Epp **

**Vincent de Paul Professor of
Mathematical Sciences** ** **

**Contact Information**

**Mailing Address**:

Department of Mathematical
Sciences

DePaul University

2320 N. Kenmore

Chicago, IL 60614

**Office**: Schmidt Academic Center 520

**Telephone**:
(773) 325-4880

**Fax**: (773) 325-7807

**E-mail**:
sepp followed by ("at" symbol).depaul.edu

**Autumn 2013 Course**

MAT 660 Discrete Structures for Mathematics Teachers

**A Sampling of Websites with Applets and Other Activities for
Discrete Mathematics**

Click here for a listing.

**Resource Page for Discrete Mathematics with Applications,
3rd Edition**

Click here.

**Resource Page for Discrete Mathematics with Applications,
4th Edition**

Click here.

**Resource Page for Discrete Mathematics: An Introduction to
Mathematical Reasoning**

Click here.

**Education**

Ph.D. (Mathematics) University of Chicago, 1968

(Dissertation Title: Submodules of Cayley Algebras, Advisor: Irving Kaplansky)

M.S. (Mathematics) University of Chicago, 1965

B.A. with highest distinction (Mathematics) Northwestern University, 1964

**Selected Publications**

Examining the Role of Logic in Teaching Proof. In
*Proof and Proving in Mathematics Education*,* *G. Hanna & M. de
Villiers, Eds. Springer Publishing, pp. 369-389, 2012. (co-authors: V. Durand-Guerrier,
P. Boero, N. Douek, D. Tanguay)

Argumentation and
Proof in the Mathematics Classroom.
In *
Proof and Proving in Mathematics Education*,* *G. Hanna & M. de
Villiers, Eds. Springer Publishing,
pp. 349-367,
2012. (co-authors: V. Durand-Guerrier, P. Boero, N. Douek, D. Tanguay)

*Variables*
in Mathematics Education. In *Tools for Teaching Logic*.
Blackburn, P.; van Ditmarsch, H.;
Manzano, M.; Soler-Toscano, F.,
eds. Springer Publishing, 2011. (Preprint)
Reprinted in *The Best Writing on Mathematics 2012*, M. Pitici, Ed.,
Princeton Univ. Press, 2012.

Proof Issues with Existential Quantification. In *Proof and Proving in Mathematics Education: ICMI
Study 19 Conference Proceedings*, F. L. Lin et al eds., National Taiwan
Normal University, 2009.

The
Use of Logic in Teaching Proof. In *Resources for Teaching Discrete
Mathematics*. B. Hopkins, ed. Washington, DC: Mathematical
Association of America, 2009, pp. 313-322. (Preprint)

Taking Place Value Seriously: Arithmetic, Estimation, and Algebra (with Roger Howe), Resouces for PMET
(Preparing Mathematicians to Educate Teachers), MAA Online, 2008.

*Undergraduate
Programs and Courses in the Mathematical Sciences: CUPM Curriculum Guide 2004*, Washington, D.C.: The
Mathematical Association of America, 2004. (Co-author with
Harriet Pollatsek et al.) Click here to link to the Internet version of the
book. Click here
for a brief article about the curriculum guide.

The
Role of Logic in Teaching Proof, *American
Mathematical Monthly *(**110**)10, Dec. 2003, 886-899. (©The *American Mathematical Monthly,* all rights reserved.)

*Discrete
Mathematics with Applications*, 4th Edition, Boston, MA: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, 2004.
(1st Edition, Belmont: CA: Wadsworth Publishing Company,
1990, 2nd Edition. Pacific Grove, CA: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company,
1995, 3rd Edition, Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, 2004.)

Report on the NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics (with
Kenneth Ross). In *FOCUS*,* The
Newsletter of the Mathematical Association of America*,
August-September 2000.

The
Language of Quantification in Mathematics Instruction. In *Developing
Mathematical Reasoning in Grades K-12*. Lee V. Stiff, Ed.
Reston, VA: NCTM Publications, 1999, 188-197.

A
Unified Framework for Proof and Disproof. *The Mathematics Teacher*, vol.
91, no. 8, November, 1998, 708-713.

Logic and Discrete Mathematics in the Schools. In *Discrete
Mathematics in the Schools, DIMACS Series in Discrete Mathematics and
Theoretical Computer Science*, vol. 36. Joseph G. Rosenstein,
D. S. Franzblau, F. S. Roberts, Eds. Providence, RI:
AMS Publications, 1997, 75-83.

The
Role of Proof in Problem Solving. In *Mathematical
Thinking and Problem Solving*. Alan H. Schoenfeld,
Ed. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc., Publishers, 1994,
257-269.

*Precalculus** and Discrete
Mathematics*. Glenview, IL: Scott Foresman, 1991. (Co-author with Anthony Peressini, Zalman Usiskin, et al.)

The Logic of Teaching Calculus.
In *Toward a Lean and Lively
Calculus: Report of the Conference Workshop to Develop Curriculum and Teaching
Methods for Calculus at the College Level*. Ronald G. Douglas, Ed. Washington,
D.C.: Mathematical Association of America, 1987, 41-59.