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About Bernadette Boyle

Dr. Bernadette Boyle started teaching at Sacred Heart University in 2012 after finishing her Ph.D. at the University of Notre Dame. Her research is in the area of Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, focusing on objects called Pure O-Sequences which have applications in algebra, geometry, combinatorics and coding. In the classroom, Dr. Boyle loves working with all of her students, exposing them to the beauty of mathematics while enabling them to break down problems and think critically. Dr. Boyle also enjoys giving mathmagic talks to local grade school students, showing them how math can be fun in order to increase their interest and appreciation of the subject. Outside of the classroom, Dr. Boyle enjoys running, sailing, and playing ultimate frisbee.
Degrees: Ph.D, University of Notre Dame(2012); M.S., University of Notre Dame(2009); B.A., Providence College(2007).
Teaching responsibilities: Precalculus, Calculus I, Calculus II, Calculus III, Statistics.
Research interests: Algebraic Geometry and Commutative Algebra.


2012 Present Assistant Professor Mathematics, Sacred Heart University Mathematics


Honors and Awards

  • University Research and Creativity Grant 2014/2015

Contact Information

Academic Bldg SC 220 B
College of Arts and Sciences