Personable and Professional

Rasmussen, Kathryn

Associate Professor of Mathematics / Coordinator for the Mathematics Program / Faculty Director for the Institute for Women in Leadership

Dr. Rasmussen is interested in mathematical education, applied and computational mathematics and leadership and service.

When she is not instructing mathematic courses or leading the RIWIL (returning IWIL students) cohort, Dr. Rasmussen enjoys hiking, music and travel.


Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Mathematics

M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Applied Mathematics

B.S., Siena College, Mathematics, Minor in Computer Science


L. Deaett, R. H. Lafuente-Rodriguez, J. Marin Jr., E. H. Martin, L. J. Patton, K. E. Rasmussen,
R. B. Johnson Yates, Trace conditions for symmetry of the numerical range, Electronic Journal
of Linear Algebra, Volume 26, Fall 2013, pp. 591-603.

A. O. Korotkevich, K. E. Rasmussen, G. Kovacic, V. Roytburd, A. I. Maimistov, and I. R.
Gabitov, Optical pulse dynamics in active metamaterials with positive and negative refractive
index, Journal of the Optical Society of America B, Volume 30, Issue 4, April 1, 2013, pp. 1077-


Contact Information

Phone Number: 828.884.8283


Kathryn Rasmussen - BC Faculty