# Dr. Carmen M. Latterell

Professor of Mathematics

Distinguished University Teaching Professor

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

University of Minnesota Duluth

Contact Information

### Spring, 2015 Office Hours: 9-11 T,** **10-11 WF

(Spring, 2015) Math 1142: Mathematics for Elementary Education Majors II

(Spring, 2015) Math 3110: Foundations in Mathematics and Geometry

(Special Summer Session I, May 18-July 2, 2015) Math 1160: Finite Mathematics and Introduction to Calculus

(Fall, 2015) Math 4370: Introduction to Abstract Algebra for Teaching Majors

(Fall, 2015) Math 1024: Introduction to Contemporary Mathematics HONORS

Coming later......

(Spring, 2016) Math 1142: Mathematics for Elementary Educaiton Majors II

(Spring, 2016) Math 3110: Foundations in Mathematics and Geometry

Currently my research is taking a philosophical bend in trying to delineate how various groups of people view mathematics. A sampling of articles connected to this interest follow.

- Wilson, J. L., & Latterell, C. M. (2014). What does the non-mathematics intensive major think mathematics is?
*MountainRise, 8*(2). Available online http://mountainrise.wcu.edu/index.php/MtnRise/index
- Latterell, C. M., & Wilson, J. L. (2013). What do people think mathematics is and why does it matter?
*ETC: A Review of General Semantics, 70*(4), 387-394.
- Latterell, C. M., & Wilson, J. L. (2012). Students’ perceptions of what mathematicians do.
* The Mathematics Educator, 13*(2), 73-84.
- Latterell, C. M. (2012). What is mathematics?
*Mathematics in School, 41*(2), 34-35.

Last updated: 4/17/15