Cindy McCabe

Assistant Dean, School of Mathematics, Computing, Physics, and Astronomy
Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences  

Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Iowa, Iowa City
B.S., Mathematics, Bradley University, Peoria, IL
B.S.E.E., Electrical Engineering, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

Curriculum Vitae​ (PDF)

Selected Publications

  • "Constructing Algebraic Links for Low Edge Numbers," Cynthia McCabe, Journal of Knot Theory & Its Ramifications Vol. 14, No. 6, 2005

  • "An Upper Bound on Edge Numbers of 2-Bridge Knots and Links," Cynthia McCabe, Journal of Knot Theory & Its Ramifications Vol. 7, No. 6, 1998

Selected Presentations

  • Introducing Clickers into Mathematics Classes: A Step Toward More Active Learning, a contributed talk for an audience of mathematics professors from across the country at the MathFest Conference, Portland, OR, August 2009

  • Clickers in Mathematics Classes, a joint presentation made by Nathan Wodarz (UWSP) and myself for an audience of Wisconsin professors in the sciences at the Third Annual Best Practices in Science, Math, and Engineering Teaching Conference, Baraboo, WI, May 2009

  • Poster presentation on Student Use of Written Feedback, based on data gathered from classes with IRB permission, Annual Meeting of the Wisconsin Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), Eau Claire, WI, April 2007

  • Can We Make That Knot Out of n Straight Edges?, Annual Meeting of the Wisconsin Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), Wausau, WI, April 2003

Honors and Awards

  • Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Spring 2011

  • Selected as a participant in the program "Energizing UWS SoTL Activities in Mathematics," based at UW-Eau Claire, Summer 2006-07

  • Partial funding awarded by The Research Foundation of State University of New York to participate in the workshop Interactions between Representation Theories, Knot Theory, Topology, and Mathematical Physics, Potsdam, NY, July 2002

  • Project NExT – Wisconsin fellowship, (NExT is New Experiences in Teaching) included attending the workshop on Undergraduate Research given by Joseph Gallian, Menomonie, WI, September 2001

  • UPDC New Faculty Grant, to attend a Project NExT professional development workshop, Providence, RI, July/August 1999

  • National Project NExT fellowship sponsored by the MAA and the Exxon Corp., professional development workshops, San Antonio, TX, January 1999 and Toronto, Ontario, July 1998

  • Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) Grant, to attend the AWM professional development workshop, Baltimore, MD, January 1998

  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, University of Iowa, 1996

Professional Affiliations

  • American Mathematical Society (AMS)
  • Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM)
  • Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
  • Pi Mu Epsilon (ΠΜΕ)