**Susanna S. Epp **

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

**Contact Information**

**E-mail**: sepp@depaul.edu

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

Click here for a listing.

**Resource Page for Discrete Mathematics with Applications,
5th 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**

Variables
in Mathematics Education. In *Tools for Teaching Logic*. Blackburn, P.;
van Ditmarsch, H.; Manzano,
M.; Soler-Toscano, F., eds. Springer Publishing,
2011. (Preprint)

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.