Associate Professor of Mathematics
Phone Number: 898-6310
Office: Benson 83
The office is located in the Benson Building, in the hallway opposite to the School of Science Office.
MORE ABOUT ME
My Erdos number is 6: Paul Erdos
-> Samuel James Taylor ->
Rafael V. Chacon -> Mustafa A. Akcoglu -> Robert E. Bradley -> Patricia Allaire ->Antonella Cupillari
Family Tree: Karl Weierstrass and Leopold Kronecker -> Mathias (Matyas) Lerch (1885)->
Otakur Boruvka (1926) -> Frantisek Wolf (1931) -> Theodore Gamelin (1963) ->
Michael Range (1971) -> Antonella Cupillari (1984)
My current research interests are history of mathematics and mathematics education.
Recipient of The Guy W. Wilson Award for Excellence in Advising in 1994.
Recipient of the MAA Allegheny Mountain Section Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching in 2008.
Laurea, Mathematics, University of L'Aquila, Italy, 1978
M.A., Mathematics, State
University of New York at Albany, 1980
Ph.D., Mathematics, State
University of New York at Albany, 1984
Career at Penn State Erie
Associate Professor, 1992
Cupillari, A. The Nuts and Bolts of Proofs. The most current edition is the fourth one, published by Academic Press (2011).
The first edition was published by Wadsworth, Inc., CA
(1989) , the second
and third editions by Harcourt/Academic Press (2000 and 2005).
Cupillari, A. A
Biography of Maria Gaetana Agnesi,
an Eighteenth-Century Woman Mathematician: With Translations of Some of Her
Work from Italian into English.
Mellen Press (2008) www.mellenpress.com
Mellen Press (2008) www.mellenpress.com
3. Other Published Material
Cupillari, A. A Small Boundary for H¥
on a Strictly Pseudoconvex Domain. Proceedings of the
American Mathematics Society. 95(3):396-402 (1985).
Cupillari, A. Some Ideas for Teaching the Concept of Function to College Students
in an Elementary Algebra or Finite Mathematics Course. New York State
Mathematics Teachers' Journal.
Cupillari, A. Realistic Word Problems and the College Remedial Student. New York State
Mathematics Teachers' Journal. 39(1):16-19 (1989).
Cupillari, A., R.P. Hostetler and R.T. Tauber. Attitudes Toward Mathematics: Male/Female Differences in Three Grade Levels. New York State Mathematics Teachers' Journal.. 165-172 (1992).
Cupillari, A. n!, Roots, Limits, and Products. PRIMUS.
Cupillari, A. A Parable on Conics.
Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics 1995 Yearbook: Teaching
Mathematics with a Focus on Learning, pp. 14-18. (Drs. M.K. Heid and G.W. Blume, eds.), Penn
State University Press (1996).
Cupillari, A. A Parable on Conics. Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics 1995 Yearbook: Teaching Mathematics with a Focus on Learning, pp. 14-18. (Drs. M.K. Heid and G.W. Blume, eds.), Penn State University Press (1996).
Cupillari, A. and A. Khalilollahi.
Interaction of Fluids and Mathematics: A Classroom Study. PRIMUS. 8(3):229-239 (1998).
Cupillari, Antonella. Rolle’s Theorem in a Can. New York State Mathematics Teachers’ Journal.
Cupillari, A. and A. Khalilollahi. An Application of Fluid Dynamics in the Calculus Classroom. Proceedings of the North Central Section Annual Meeting of the American Society for Engineering Education. pp. 217-221 (April 1999).
Cupillari, A. and P. Allaire. Artemas
Martin: An Amateur Mathematician of the Nineteenth Century and His Contribution
to Mathematics. The
College Mathematics Journal. 31(1):22-34 (2000).
Cupillari, A. and P. Allaire. The Wittenberg Articles: Artemas Martin on Averages. History of Undergraduate Mathematics in America. Proceedings of a Conference held at The United States Military Academy. West Point, N.Y. 209-218 (2001)
Cupillari, A. What's in a Sign? Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2001 Yearbook: The Role of Representation in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics, pp. 59-62. (Drs. M.K. Heid, G.W. Blume, M.S. Smith, eds.), Penn State University Press (2003).
Cupillari, A. Another Look at the Rules of Differentiation. PRIMUS. 14(3):193-200 (2004).
Cupillari, A. and P. Allaire. Probability Problems in Two Early American Mathematical Journals. Proceedings of the the IX Midwest History of Mathematics Conference. 79-84 (2004).
Cupillari, A. and J. Pflueger. Temperance Arithmetic. Proceedings
of the IX Midwest History of Mathematics Conference
Proceedings of the IX Midwest History of Mathematics Conference. 73-78 (2004).
Cupillari, A. and E. DeThomas. Unmasking the Witchy Behavior of the Runge Function. Mathematics and Computer Education. 41(2):143-156 (2007).