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About Hema Gopalakrishnan

Hema Gopalakrishnan, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Mathematics at Sacred Heart University. Dr. Gopalakrishnan has been teaching mathematics at Sacred Heart University since 2000. She enjoys teaching a variety of mathematics courses including abstract algebra, calculus, graph theory, number theory, and statistics. She also serves as a mentor for mathematics major students for their senior project. Her scholarly publications are in the fields of abstract algebra, and the teaching of undergraduate mathematics. She is a founding member of the “Fairfield County Math Teachers’ Circle” (FCMTC), which is a collaboration between university professors and middle school mathematics teachers in Fairfield County. The goal of FCMTC is to provide high quality professional development for teachers with a focus on problem-solving. She is also a member of the Mathematical Association of America.
Degrees: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; M.S., Marquette University; M.Sc, B.Sc, Bombay University.


2000 - Present Associate Professor Mathematics, Sacred Heart University


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  • Modern College Mathematics for Liberal Arts Majors
  • Precalculus
  • Calculus
  • Linear Algebra
  • Statistics for Decision Making

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Academic Bldg SC 220C
College of Arts and Sciences


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