Shannon Overbay, Ph.D.

Professor & Chair of Mathematics

Contact Information

Education & Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D., Mathematics, Colorado State University

M.S., Mathematics, Colorado State University

B.S., Mathematics | Minor in Computer Science, Gonzaga University

Courses Taught

MATH 157: Calculus-Analytic Geometry I

MATH 231: Discrete Structures

MATH 258: Calculus-Analytic Geometry II

MATH 259: Calculus-Analytic Geometry III

MATH 260: Discrete Structures

MATH 321: Statistics for Experimentalists

MATH 362: Algebraic Combinatorics

MATH 437: Abstract Algebra I

MATH 438: Abstract Algebra II


Shannon Overbay, Sara Ganzerli, Paul DePalma, Aaron Brown*, and Peter Stackle*, "Trusses, NP Completeness, and Genetic Algorithms." Proceedings of the 17th Analysis and Computation Specialty Conference, ASCE 2006 Structures Congress, St. Louis, MO, 2006, pp. 1-13.

Shannon R. Overbay and Mary Jean Brod, "Magic with Mayan Math." Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, Vol. 12, No. 6, February 2007, pp. 340-347. 

Shannon Overbay, "Graphs with Small Book Thickness." The Missouri Journal of Mathematical Sciences, Vol. 19, No. 2, Spring 2007, pp. 121-130.

Paul C. Kainen and Shannon Overbay, "Extension of a Theorem of Whitney." Applied Math Letters, Vol. 20, No. 7, July 2007, pp. 835-837.

Thomas McKenzie and Shannon Overbay, " Book Embeddings and Zero Divisors." Ars Combinatoria, Vol. 95, 2010, pp. 55-63.