Publications

*Exceptional Bobo Numbers*(with Alan Mitchell and Samuel C. Zandi), submitted for publication. (The exceptional Bobo numbers are A277603 in the OEIS.)

*The Falling Ladder Paradox Revisited*(with Brittany A. Burke and Zach Jackson), to appear in The College Mathematics Journal.

*A Closer Look at Bobo's Sequence*(with Daniel T. Clancy), The College Mathematics Journal, 45 (2014), pp. 199-206. (The Bobo sequence is A242679 in the OEIS. Here are the first 845,157 Bobo numbers.)

*Proof Without Words: A Series Involving Harmonic Sums*, Mathematics Magazine, 80 (2007), p. 83.*The Harmonic Series Diverges Again and Again*(with Terra A. Stamps), The AMATYC Review, 27 (2006), pp. 31-43. (An unpublished addendum to this article is available here.)

*Proof Without Words: A Partial Fraction Decomposition*, The College Mathematics Journal, 36 (2005), p. 122.*The Method of Gnomons and a New Scheme for Approximating Square Roots*, The AMATYC Review, 24 (2003), pp. 57-63.

Dissertation

- A Divide-and-Conquer Split Schur Algorithm, Northern Illinois University, August 2015

Conference Presentations

- Bobo Numbers, Bobbers, and Bears--Experiences in Undergraduate
Research (Handout | Slides),
42nd Annual Conference of
the American
Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges; Denver, CO; November 17,
2016

- Bobo Numbers, Bobbers, and Bears--Experiences in Undergraduate
Research (Slides), 23rd Annual Conference of
the Wisconsin
Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges; Shebogan, WI; September
24, 2016

- Serious About that 1 Series (Handout | Slides), 37th Annual Conference of the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges; Austin, TX; November 10, 2011
- Serious About that 1 Series (Handout | Slides), 36th Annual Conference of the Illinois Mathematics Association of Community Colleges; Monticello, IL; April 1, 2011
- Uncommon Approaches to Some Common Calculus Problems (Handout | Slides), 35th Annual Conference of the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges; Las Vegas, NV; November 12, 2009
- Serious About the Harmonic Series II (Handout | Slides), 31st Annual Conference of the Illinois Mathematics Association of Community Colleges; Monticello, IL; March 31, 2006
- Serious About the Harmonic Series (Handout | Slides), 31st Annual Conference of the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges; San Diego, CA; November 10, 2005
- Assessing Conceptual Understanding in the Calculus Sequence, Placement and Assessment Themed Sessions, 30th Annual Conference of the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges; Orlando, FL; November 18, 2004
- Tabular Integration by Parts - A Jewel in the Rough, 28th Annual Conference of the American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges; Phoenix, AZ; November 16, 2002
- A Superfast Version of the Split Schur Algorithm, 7th Annual Conference of the International Linear Algebra Society; Madison, WS; June 5, 1998

Unpublished Articles

*More Proofs of Divergence of the Harmonic Series**A Remarkably Elementary Proof of the Irrationality of e**Some Sums via Integration by Parts*

Department of Mathematics

Prairie State College

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