## Degrees

- B.A., Amherst College 1985
- M.Ed., University of Massachusetts 1986
- M.S., Syracuse University 1988
- Ph.D., Syracuse University 1994

Courses Taught

- First-Year Seminar
- MATH 100: Math in Contemporary Society
- MATH 123: Discrete Mathematics
- MATH 104: Calculus for the Social Sciences
- MATH 111: Differential Calculus
- MATH 120: Applied Integral Calculus
- MATH 125: Theoretical Integral Calculus
- MATH 212: Multivariable Calculus
- MATH 211: Linear Algebra
- MATH 215: Transitions to Advanced Mathematics
- MATH 223: Combinatorics and Graph Theory
- MATH 299: Topics in Geometry
- MATH 332: Real Analysis I
- MATH 333: Real Analysis II
- MATH 279: Putnam Problem Seminar

Publications

#### Books

*Mathematical Themes in a First-Year Seminar,*Jennifer Schaefer, Jennifer Bowen, Mark Kozek, and Pamela Pierce (editors), MAA Notes Series, Mathematical Association of America, Washington, D.C., May 2021. Available online for MAA members at https://www.maa.org/press/ebooks/mathematical-themes-in-a-first-year-seminar.

#### Articles/Book Chapters

- The Hamster Diaries, Journal of Humanistic Mathematics (Special Issue on Mathematics in the time of Covid), January, 2022. Available at: https://scholarship.claremont.edu/jhm/vol12/iss1/13
- Beyond
*e*and π: A Collection of Constants (with J. Grime, K. Knudson, E. Veomett, and G. Whitney),*Math Horizons*, vol. 36, No. 3, September 2021, pp. 18-22. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10724117.2021.1940540 - Dynamics of Measurable Functions on the Interval (with T.H. Steele), Topology and its Applications, Vol. 295, May 2021, pp. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016686412100078X
- A First Year Seminar on Decision Making, in
*Mathematical Themes in a First-Year Seminar*, Mathematical Association of America, Washington, D.C., May 2021. *The Best and The Brightest*, an entry on the AMS*Living Proof*blog that describes my personal story of resilience in the field of mathematics, October 2020.https://blogs.ams.org/livingproof/2020/10/05/the-best-and-the-brightest-by-pamela-pierce/- Dynamics of Typical Baire-1 Functions on a Compact n-Manifold (with B. Hanson and T. H. Steele),
*Aequationes Mathematicae*,**93**, 1111-1125 (2019), available online:https://doi.org/10.1007/s00010-019-00640-1. - A Riemann Type Theorem for Segmentally Alternating Series
*Bulletin of the Iranian Mathematical Society*, Vol. 44, issue 5, October 2018, pp. 1303-1314. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s41980-018-0092-z - To Each Their Own: Students Asking Questions Through Individualized Projects (with S.A. Cook, J. Hartman, and N. Seaders),
*PRIMUS*, Vol. 27, iss. 2, June 2016. http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/upri20/27/2?nav=tocList - Conquer the World with Markov Chains (with R. Wooster),
*Math Horizons*, Vol. 22, No. 4, April 2015, pp. 18-21. https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.4169/mathhorizons.22.4.18 - Developing Research Skills Across the Undergraduate Curriculum (book chapter, with L. Coates, A. Fraser, and S. Gray) in
*Enhancing and Expanding Undergraduate Research:**A Systems Approach*, pp. 145-168, 2015. https://www.wabashcenter.wabash.edu/resources/book_reviews/enhancing-and-expanding-undergraduate-research-a-systems-approach-new-directions-for-higher-education-number-169/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=enhancing-and-expanding-undergraduate-research-a-systems-approach-new-directions-for-higher-education-number-169 - Math-Flavored Budapest,
*MAA Focus*, December 2011/January 2012, pp. 15-16. https://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/maa-focus/math-flavored-budapest - The Circle Squaring Problem Decomposed (with J. Ramsay, H. Roberts*, N. Tinoza*, J. Willert*and W. Wu*),
*Math Horizons*, Vol. 17, No. 2, November 2009, pp. 19-21, 33. https://www.maa.org/sites/default/files/pdf/upload_library/22/Evans/Pierce.pdf - An Improved 2n-gon-to-Square Dissection Process (with J. Ramsay, H. Roberts*, N. Tinoza*),
*Proceedings of the Midstates Conference for Undergraduate Research in Computer Science**and Mathematics*, Oberlin College, November 2009, pp. 11-16. - A New Sequence Based on Translations-Only Dissections of Regular 2n-gons (with J. Willert*and W. Wu*),
*Proceedings of the Midstates Conference for Undergraduate Research in**Computer Science and Mathematics*, The College of Wooster, November 2008, pp. 27-36. - Sequence A141292 in The On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences (with J. Willert* and W. Wu*), published electronically at <
__http://www.research.att.com/~njas/sequences/__> by N.J.A. Sloane (2008). - On Some High Indices Theorems III (with M. Schramm and D. Waterman),
*Analysis*, 28 (2008), pp. 367-373. https://www.degruyter.com/document/doi/10.1524/anly.2008.0921/html - Making the Mathematics Major Work for the Under-Prepared Student (with B. Gold, J. Ramsay, and L. Taalman),
*MAA Focus*, Vol. 28, Issue 4, April 2008. - The Circle Squaring Problem Dissected (with M. Rhollans* and J. Willert*),
*Proceedings of**The Midstates Conference for Undergraduate Research in Computer Science and**Mathematics,*John Carroll University, November 2007, pp. 27-36. - Some Generalizations of the Notion of Bounded Variation (with D. Velleman),
*The American**Mathematical Monthly*, Vol. 13, No.10, December 2006. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00029890.2006.11920377 - Don’t Bet on Gambling to Strike it Rich -a column for the
*Wooster Daily Record*, June 2004. - On the Invariance of the Classes ΦBV, ΛBV Under Composition (with D. Waterman),
*Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society,*132 (2004), pp. 755-760. - A Δ2-Equivalent Condition (with D. Waterman),
*Real Analysis Exchange*,**26**(2001), pp. 651-655. - Bounded Variation in the Mean (with D. Waterman),
*Proceedings of the American**Mathematical Society*, 128 (2000), pp. 2593-2596. https://www.ams.org/journals/proc/2000-128-09/S0002-9939-00-05391-0/S0002-9939-00-05391-0.pdf - Regulated Functions Whose Fourier Series Converge for Every Change of Variable (with D. Waterman),
*Journal of Mathematical Analysis and its Applications*, 214 (1997), pp. 264-282. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022247X97956274

Professional Affiliations

- Math Horizons Editorial Board (2014-present)
- Mathematical Association of America
- MAA Project NExT (New Experiences in Teaching)
- Summer Symposium in Real Analysis

Awards

- Trevor Evans Award from the MAA, 2010, for
*The Circle Squaring Problem Decomposed,*(Math Horizons, December 2009). The prize is for exceptional articles that are accessible to undergraduates and published in*Math Horizons*. - The Andrew M. Bruckner Award (the “Andy”), 2017, for contributions to the field and to the Summer Symposium in Real Analysis.
- Advisor for the student poster “Approximating the Circle Squaring Process,” selected for presentation at the CUR-sponsored
*Posters on the Hill*session in Washington, D.C., May 2009.