Elizabeth Denne
Department of Mathematics
Washington & Lee University
202 Robinson Hall




Summary 
This page contains a complete list of the courses I have taught, a list of awards and
recognition of my teaching and a summary of some of my other teaching experiences.
I am also invovled with undergraduate research, special studies, honors theses
and mentoring young mathematicians.
Click here for more information.

Courses at Washington & Lee 
Fall 2016
All course information is found on Sakai.
 Math 10201 Calculus II MTWF 9:05  10:0am Robinson 107
 Math 10204 Calculus II MTRF 2:30  3:25pm Robinson 107
 Math 22201 Linear Algebra MTWF 11:15am  12:10pm Robinson 208
 Math 40101 Math GRE exam prep TBA Robinson 303
Previous courses
 Math 301 Fundamental Concepts of Mathematics: Spring 2015
 Math 341 Introduction to Topology: Fall 2014
 Math 102 Calculus II: Fall 2012, 2014, 2016, Winter 2013, 2015
 Math 221(A) Multivariable Calculus: Fall 2012, 2013
 Math 222 Linear Algebra: Fall 2016.
 Math 311 Real Analysis: Fall 2013
 Math 342 Modern Geometry: Winter 2013
 Math 345 Calculus on Manifolds: Winter 2015
 Math 401 Math GRE prep course: Fall 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016

Previous Courses 
Smith College
 Math 114 Calculus II (Fall 2007, 2008, and Spring 2008, 2012).
 Math 211 Linear Algebra (Fall 2009 and Spring 2008, 2009, 2011).
 Math 212 Multivariable Calculus (Fall 2008).
 Math 225 Advanced Calculus (Spring 2009, 2011, 2012).
 Math 342 Introduction to Topology (Fall 2007, 2009).
 Math 342 Introduction to differential geometry (Fall 2011).
 Math 343 Introduction to differential topology (Spring 2010).
 Special Studies
 Math 301 Research with undergraduates (Fall 2011)
 Algebraic Topology (Spring 2011).
 Introduction to Algebraic Topology (Fall 2009).
 Minimum Distance Energy of Knots (Spring 2008).
Harvard University
 Math 139 Topics in Knot Theory (Spring 2007)
 Math 134 Calculus on Manifolds (Fall 2004, Fall 2006)
Introduction to manifolds in
real nspace, inverse and implicit function theorems, differential forms,
the general version of Stokes's Theorem, etc.
 Math 25b Honors Multivariable Calculus and Linear Algebra
(Spring 2006)
This course is a continuation from Math
25a. Topics covered include real analysis, multivariable calculus,
differential forms and Stokes' Theorem.
 Math 25a Honors Multivariable Calculus and Linear Algebra (Fall
2005)
A
rigorous treatment of linear algebra, pointset and metric topology.
Emphasis placed on careful reasoning, and on learning to understand and
construct proofs.
 Math 21b
Linear Algebra (Spring 2005, Fall 2006)
 Math 21a Multivariable Calculus (Fall 2004)
University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
 Math 135 Calculus I (Spring 2000)
 Math 130 Calculus II (Fall 1998, Spring 1999, Fall 1999)
 Math 242 Multivariable Calculus (Fall 2000, Fall 2001, Fall 2002)
This was taught at Unit One Allen Hall, a program
which provides
students with a small liberal arts college environment within the wider
community at the University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign. For more
information about Allen Hall click
here.
 C&M 242 Multivariable calculus (Spring 2001)
The third course in calculus and analytic geometry taught
with active learning techniques using Calculus & Mathematica. Click
here for more information.
University of Sydney, Australia
 Recitation instructor for an Introductory Linear Algebra course.
 Grader for Freshman Calculus courses, Introductory Topology
course and for the correspondence program for the Australian Mathematics Olympiad Committee.
 I have also twice been a tutor at the Australian National Mathematics Summer School.

Teaching Awards and Recognition 
 Fall 2004 CUE (Course Evaluation) guide Harvard University. Received "special recognition for teaching abilities" for multivariable calculus. Recognition based on student evaluations.
 Spring 2002 LAS Award for Excellence in Undergraduate
Teaching University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign. (Awarded to 6 out of 1000 Liberal Arts and Sciences College Teaching Assistants
each year.)
 May 2000c Mathematics Instructional Award for excellence in
teaching at the University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign.
 Placed on Incomplete List for Excellent Teachers University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign: Spring
1999, Fall 1999, Spring 2000, Fall 2000, Spring 2001, Fall 2001, Fall 2002. (Awarded to top 10% of instructors across
the UIUC campus based on student evaluations of instructor effectiveness.)

Other teaching experiences 
 Jan. 2014 Attended an MAA minicourse on Teaching an applied topology course lead by Colin Adams and Robert Franzosa.
 Sept 2012  May 2013 Calculus subcommittee for selecting a new calculus text,
W&L.
 May 2011  June 2012 Calculus Placement Tool, responsibility for editing and maintaining
the tool, and education in its use. Department of Mathematics,
Smith College.
 Fall 2011 Chair committee on text and curriculum for Calculus I. Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics,
Smith College.
 Spring 2011, Fall 2011 Coordinator of interdepartmental discussions on the curriculum,
including updates on course changes, and coordinating course offerings. Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics,
Smith College.
 Spring 2010 Calculus subcommittee on Calculus II students, curriculum and text. Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics,
Smith College.
 July 2007June 2010 Steering Committee on the Curriculum, included departmental
survey on teaching & curriculum, and long term planning. Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics,
Smith College.
 Spring 2002 Chair Teaching Assistant Teaching Awards
Committee, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign.
 Spring 2001 Student Representative Teaching Assistant
Teaching Awards Committee, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign.
 Fall 2000 and Spring 2001 Mentor Teaching Assistant
Training Program, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign.
 Aug. 2000 and 2001 Student Assistant Teaching Assistant
Orientation, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign.

