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)
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