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Office: Math and Computer Science, Appleton Hall #220
Mathematical modeling in biological systems
Algebraic and geometric topology
Geometry
Problem solving
Ph.D. work in characteristic classes for stably almost-complex manifolds
Presentations at many conferences and seminars in topology
Design of a new course in mathematical modeling, presented in several locations and published
Work in mathematical modeling of the interaction between closely-related bird species, published and ongoing
Solutions to several problems in mathematics journals acknowledged
Math 100 - Math for Liberal Arts
Math 121 - Calculus I
Math 122 - Calculus II
Math 150 - Techniques in Problem Solving
Math 204 - Conjecture and Proof in Discrete Mathematics
Math 221 - Calculus III
Math 231 - Introduction to Modeling
Math 241 - Linear Algebra
Math 251 - College Geometry
Math 321 - Real Analysis
Math 325 - Complex Analysis
Math 341 - Abstract Algebra
Math 355 - Point Set Topology
Math 360
Math 459 - Senior Seminar
Math 460
AB, Dartmouth College, Mathematics, 1980
PhD, Stanford University, Mathematics, 1986
Gibbs Instructor (post-doc) at Yale University 1986-1988
Assistant Professor, Vassar College, 1988-1993
Teaching Assistant, Stanford University, 1980-1986
Phi Beta Kappa, 1979
Summa Cum Laude, 1980
Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) fellowship recipient, 1983
Innovative Teaching Award, University of Redlands, 1996
Outstanding Teaching Award, University of Redlands, 2004
The Role of Dispersal in the Replacement of Golden-winged Warbler by Blue-winged Warbler, in Natural Resource Modeling, vol. 18, no. 4, 537-547
Plan to Integrate Calculus II and III Curricula at University of Redlands (with J. Beery, P. Cornell, A. Killpatrick), in Confronting the Core Curriculum: Considering Change in the Undergraduate Mathematics Major, Mathematics Association of America, 1998.
A Modeling Course for the Environmental Studies Program, in Biomodeling Workshop Projects 1993-1994, National Science Foundation, 1997
Relations among Generalized Characteristic Classes, Pac. J. Math. 45 (1990), 239-254
Sandy Koonce is the coach and advisor for the men's and women's Ultimate Frisbee teams.