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Faculty Profile

 Abernathy, Kristen   Name:  Kristen Abernathy 
Title:  Assistant Professor of Mathematics 
Ph.D., Mathematics, North Carolina State University
M.A., Mathematics, Wake Forest University
B.S., Mathematics, Catawba College
Office:  148 Bancroft Hall  
Phone:  803/323-4681 
Dynamic Systems, Functional Analysis, Mathematical Biology, Graph Theory

Dr. Abernathy received her B.S. in mathematics, with a concentration in biology, in 2004. She earned a M.A. in mathematics from Wake Forest University in 2006 before completing her Ph.D. in mathematics at North Carolina State University in 2011. Upon graduation, she joined the Department of Mathematics at Winthrop.

Abernathy has taught a variety of courses, including calculus, differential equations, and a special topics course in mathematical modeling. She is also active in undergraduate research in the area of cancer models. She enjoys working with students to promote mathematics and is the faculty advisor for Nu Epsilon Rho Delta.