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Sarah Schaefer

Sarah Schaefer

Mathematics Lecturer


M.S., Montana State University, Mathematics, 2015
B.A., Concordia University Portland, Education, 2002
B.A., Concordia University Portland, Psychology, 2002


How did you discover Western?

I learned about Western during a job search after completing my masters at Montana State University. After researching the school and learning about the innovations in the math department, I decided to interview.

What are some of your career highlights?

I was Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant at Montana State University in 2014.

What excites you most about your field?

I am most excited to see how the fields of statistics and applied mathematics can enhance each other in providing models and solutions to scientists, researchers and businesses.

What is your favorite thing about the Gunnison Valley?

I love the sunshine and beautiful scenery.

Courses Taught

  • Math 105: Math for Liberal Arts
  • Math 113: Statistics
  • Math 140: College Algebra
  • Math 213: Statistics
  • Math 251: Calculus 2
  • Math 390: Intro to Peer-Tutoring

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