Saxe's research is in the areas of operator theory and functional analysis. She has published a number of papers and in 2002, published her first book Beginning Functional Analysis (Springer-Verlag). She is also interested in the history of mathematics. She has served on the editorial board of the College Mathematics Journal. EDUCATION: B.A., Bard College M.S., Ph.D., University of Oregon Karen Saxe has been teaching at Macalester since 1991.
The Politics Before the Politics: Census 2010, Reapportionment, and Redistricting (with T. Ratliff), Math Horizons (2010)
Spectra of composition operators on the Bloch and Bergman spaces (with B. MacCluer), Israel Journal of Mathematics (2002)
Compactness-like operator properties preserved by complex interpolation, Arkiv for Matematik (1997)
Contributions to Books
Redistricting and district compactness (with C. Corcoran), The Mathematics of Decisions, Elections, and Games, Contemporary Mathematics (2014)
The First Year of Calculus and Statistics at Macalester College (with Dan Flath, Tom Halverson, and Daniel T. Kaplan), Undergraduate Mathematics for the Life Sciences Models, Processes, and Directions (2013)