Biography

Emily Dennett, Ph.D., began teaching mathematics in the upper school at Columbus Academy in 2019 and also serves as the upper school mathematics curriculum coordinator. Emily joined Academy after nine years as an instructor/assistant professor at Central Ohio Technical College in Newark where she was an Ohio Association of Two Year Colleges (OATYC) Teacher of the Year nominee in 2015-16. Prior to COTC, Emily was a math instructor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she earned a M.S. in mathematics. She also holds a B.S. magna cum laude in mathematics from Wittenberg University and recently obtained her Ph.D. in STEM education from The Ohio State University. Emily also recently completed a publication for MTCircular with fellow mathematics faculty member Chris Bolognese. In her free time, Emily likes to read, knit, and solve the New York Times crossword puzzle. Emily and her husband, Steven, live in Gahanna and are very excited that their son, Teddy '31, attends Academy.

Education
  • B.S. Wittenberg University , Mathematics
  • M.S. University of Massachusetts Amherst , Mathematics
  • Ph.D. The Ohio State University , STEM Education