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Welcome to my website!

I am an Associate Professor of Mathematics and Statistics at Valparaiso University.

Contact Info

Address: Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Gellersen Center
1900 Chapel Drive
Valparaiso, IN 46383
Office Telephone Number: 219-464-5414
Office: Gellersen Center 222
E-Mail Address: Lara (dot) Pudwell (at) valpo (dot) edu

Curriculum Vita

(last updated May 10, 2019)

Summer 2019 Schedule

My schedule varies from week to week. The best way to find me is email.

Current news: (5/10/19)

Exciting summer coming right up...

In May, I'll become an alumna member of Valparaiso's Phi Beta Kappa chapter. Honored, humbled, genuinely surprised, but also excited to share the afternoon with good friends.

Michael Dorff, Allison Henrich, and I have been writing a book entitled A Mathematician's Practical Guide to Mentoring Undergraduate Research for the last five years. It's now in the final steps with MAA Press and should come out later this year!

I just finished my 2018-2019 term as chair of the Indiana Section of the MAA at the conclusion of our spring Section meeting in early April. What a whirlwind of a year! One of several items I'm happy to have accomplished with the Executive Board this year is highlighted in the April/May 2019 issue of MAA Focus. Check it out:

Further out, I will attend Permutation Patterns 2019 in Zurich, Switzerland and Mathfest in Cincinnati this summer. I'll also be a guest faculty member at MathPath for a week.

In the fall I'll be teaching Calculus 1 (2 sections) and Discrete Mathematics.

This site created and maintained by Lara Pudwell (Lara (dot) Pudwell (at) valpo (dot) edu).
Last updated 10 May 2019.