**Susanna S. Epp **

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

**Contact
Information**

**E-mail**: sepp@depaul.edu or susanna.s.epp@gmail.com

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

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.