Kiss, Monika

Title: Associate Professor of Mathematics

Department: Department of Mathematics & Science

Phone: 352-588-8836

Email: monika.kiss@saintleo.edu

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts, Mathematics, Kean University
  • Masters of Arts, Mathematics, University of Hawaii
  • Ph. D., Mathematics, University of Hawaii

Biography:

Dr. Kiss was born in Gyor, Hungary and has immigrated to the United States after graduating from high school there. Upon graduating with her Ph.D. she moved to Florida to begin her career at Saint Leo University. She is passionate about teaching mathematics and loves to do work to help others recognize the joys of mathematics. She is the director of the Saint Leo University Math Circle, a community outreach program. She is actively involved in the Florida Section of the Mathematical Association of America and also in the SIGMAA โ€“ Environmental Mathematics group on the national level of the Mathematical Association of America. She lives in Land O Lakes and is a single mother of an amazing daughter. She also is a huge dog lover.

Community Affiliation:

  • Member of the Mathematical Association of America
  • Member of the American Mathematical Society
  • Member of the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics
  • Member of the Association of Women in Mathematics

Teaching & Professional Interests:

Dr. Kiss is interested in improving the teaching and learning of mathematics. Her goal is to learn to become the best mathematics professor she can be and also to reach as many people as she can with her mathematics teaching. She continues her professional development in learning new teaching techniques and works hard to do work with the community with engaging mathematical programs.

Honors & Awards:

  • Nominated for the School of Arts and Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award 2013-2014
  • Nominated for the Best Colleges 2013 Online College Professor of the Year
  • Nominated for the Haimo Award 2012 โ€“ a National Mathematics Teaching Award
  • Awarded the Florida Section of the MAA Distinguished Teacher Award 2011
  • Awarded the Maura Snyder Excellence in Teaching Award 2010
  • Awarded the School of Arts and Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award 2008 โ€“ 2009
  • Awarded the Maura Snyder Excellence in Teaching Award 2006
  • Awarded the Saint Leo University Outstanding Advisor Award 2006

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