About me

Email: kathryn[dot]haymaker[at]villanova[dot]edu

I am an Assistant Professor of Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Villanova University. My research interests include coding theory and applications of discrete mathematics to problems in communications.


All course materials are on Blackboard.

Fall 2016:

  • Calculus I
  • Graduate Abstract Algebra

Spring 2016:

  • Foundations of Mathematics
  • Calculus II

Fall 2015:

  • Seminar – Finite Fields and Applications
  • Calculus I

Spring 2015:

  • Calculus II
  • Business Statistics

Fall 2014:

  • Calculus I
  • Business Statistics

Math Circles

I facilitated a meeting of the Philadelphia Area Math Teachers’ Circle and wrote an article about it in the MTCircular Newsletter (the Winter/Spring 2016 issue).  The problem is about counting the number of pancake flips to rearrange a stack.


AGAM 2015 Links

Villanova Academic Schedule