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Kate Owens


Address: RSS 355
Office Hours: currently by appointment
Phone: 843.953.4270
Personal Website:

Dr. Owens joined the Department of Mathematics faculty in August 2011.


Ph.D., Mathematics, University of South Carolina, 2009

M.A., Mathematics, University of South Carolina, 2007

B.A., Pure Mathematics, University of California: San Diego, 2004

Research Interests

Mathematics education; universal algebra; and mathematical logic. Nonfinite axiomatizability of equational theories of finite algebras.

Courses Taught

Fall 2014:

Math 220 (Calculus II)

Spring 2015:

Math 111 (Pre-Calculus Mathematics)

Math 220 (Calculus II)

Summer 2015:

Smft 518 (Applications of Calculus for Teachers)


Owens, Kate S. Every shift automorphism variety has an infinite subdirectly irreducible member. Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society, 88, pp 231-238.