Meet the Math Department

The Department of Mathematics main office is room 339 in the Robert Scott Small (RSS) Building. Faculty offices are in RSS and 4 Greenway nearby. Math classes are taught in various buildings across campus but most are in the Maybank building just across Cougar Mall from RSS!

The Math Office

Department Leadership

kunkle-tom.jpgTom Kunkle, Ph.D., Department Chair

Dr. Kunkle has been teaching a tht College of Charleston since 1991, when he received his doctorate in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He holds a B.A. in Mathematics and Economics from Kent State University.

 Kate OwensKate Owens, Ph.D., Department Associate Chair

Dr. Owens joined the Department of Mathematics faculty in August of 2011. She earned a Ph.D. in Mathematics and M.A. in Mathematics from the University of South Carolina after a B.A. in Pure Mathematics at the University of California, San Diego.

Department Staff

Lainey Conde HeadshotLainey Conde, Administrative Assistant

RSS 339


Katie Hiott HeadshotKatie Hiott, Administrative Assistant

RSS 339

The Math Faculty

The department offers students the support they need. Our faculty will cultivate your interests. They also support the students completing general education math requirements.   

Meet the Faculty

I really value the close interactions I have with my professors. I think that one on one relationship is really valuable.

Whitney Kitchen, '25, physics and mathematics

Math Department Newsletter

Our students and faculty are busy year round! We do our best to highlight their accomplishments with an annual newsletter during the summer.

Check out the 2023-2024 C(c) News!

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