Kate Owens

Senior Instructor and Associate Chair

Address: RSS 355
Phone: 843.953.4270
E-mail: owensks@cofc.edu
Personal Website: http://blogs.cofc.edu/owensks/

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 2019:

Math 220 (Calculus II)

Math 116 (formerly 105) (Calculus for Business and Social Sciences)


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