A third generation Vermonter, I was born in Barre, Vermont.  After earning my Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degree at the University of Vermont, I joined the Norwich faculty in 1985 (being promoted to associate professor and tenured in 1991, and promoted to full professor in 2001).   I have completed 175 of 200 credits necessary for Associateship in the Society of Actuaries.  With research interests in the areas of actuarial science and mathematics education,  I particularly enjoy creating instructional modules for the web.   I served as the Chair of the Mathematics Department from 2002-2006 and as the Dean of Mathematics and Sciences since 2006-2013.   Beyond Norwich, I have  served on the Vermont Commission on Women since 2006 and was the recipient of the Vermont Women in Higher Education Jackie Gribbon’s Award for leadership in 2008.

I married my husband, Scott, in 1986.   We have two totally awesome children (Nicole and Alex) and  two yellow Labs!

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family, yellow Labs, traveling, hiking, snowshoeing, photography, and crocheting.

Above picture taken in St. Petersburg, Russia, May 2009.

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