**Susanna S. Epp **

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

**Contact Information**

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

**A Sampling of Websites with Discrete Mathematics Interactive
Animations Etc.**

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**

Discrete Mathematics for
Computer Science. paper prepared for the 13^{th}
International Congress on Mathematics Education, July 2016.

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

Examining
the role of logic in teaching proof. In *Proof
and Proving in Mathematics Educatio*n, G. Hanna & M. de Villiers Eds.
Springer Publishing, 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 *Best Writing on Mathematics
2012,* M. Pitici, Ed. Princeton Univ. Press, Nov. 2012.)

*Discrete Mathematics: An Introduction to Mathematical Reasoning*. Boston, MA: Brooks/Cole
Publishing, 2011.

*Discrete
Mathematics with Applications*, 4th Edition, Boston, MA: Brooks/Cole Publishing Company, 2011.
(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, 2004.)

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.)

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.