Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
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Rochelle (Shelly) Leibowitz

Rochelle (Shelly) Leibowitz

Professor of Mathematics
Degrees

Ph.D., Rutgers University
M.S., Rutgers University
B.A., Queens College (CUNY)

Teaching Interests

I particularly enjoy giving talks on various topics of discrete mathematics and to different audiences. Some of the talks are:

HIGH SCHOOL and COLLEGE STUDENTS
"How Do I Count Thee? Let Me Count the Ways."
"Deranged Solitaire: Is It Crazy to Play?"
"To Be or Not To Be Greedy? That is the Question."

MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS
"Walking or Standing Still: Getting to the Same Destination"

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS
"Designing 'The Lion King' Zoo"
"The World in Shades of Blue, Red, Purple, and Green"
"Follow the Yellow Brick Road, But Don't Retrace Your Steps"

Publications

"Multidimensional Scaling and Threshold Dimension" (coauthor Margaret B.Cozzens)
Journal of Mathematical Psychology, vol. 31, no. 2, June 1987.

"Psychophysical Methods Analyzed Using Tree Diagrams" - short version
(coauthor Thomas R. Corwin) Fechner Day 1991: Proceedings of the
International Society for Psychophysics, ed. Gregory Lockhead.

"Writing Discrete(ly)", Discrete Mathematics in the Schools, DIMACS Series in
Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, vol. 36, 1997.

"An Investigation of the Sequence of Catalan Numbers with Activities for
Prospective Teachers", (coauthors: Lowell Carmony, John Koker,
Norbert J. Kuenzi, Asuman Oktac), School Science and Mathematics,
vol. 98, no. 1, January 1998.