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Cindy McCabe


Professor Cindy McCabe is assistant dean of the School of Mathematics, Computing, Physics and Astronomy and past chair. McCabe began teaching on campus in 1998 after earning her Ph.D. at the University of Iowa. Professor McCabe is faculty advisor of the UWSP Math Club student organization and advisor for undergraduate math majors. She has presented unusual math topics such as graph theory and topology at the UWSP College Days for Kids. She is a past presenter for the  Best Practices in Science, Math, and Engineering Teaching Conference for Wisconsin professors, the Mathematical Association of America, Wisconsin section, and MathFest Conference. McCabe received the 2011 UW-Stevens Point Excellence in Teaching Award.

McCabe performs in the Point in Time Early Music Consort.



  • American Mathematical Society
  • Association for Women in Mathematics
  • Mathematical Association of America
  • National Association of Mathematicians
  • Council of Teachers of Mathematics


McCabe, C. ( 2005). Constructing Algebraic Links for Low Edge Numbers, Journal of Knot Theory and Its Ramifications Vol. 14, No. 6, 713-733.

McCabe, C. ( 1998).  An Upper Bound on Edge Numbers of 2-Bridge Knots and Links, Journal of Knot Theory & Its Ramifications Vol. 7, No. 6.


There are an incredible number of people in my school who are passionate about their work and who will go the extra mile for their students and their colleagues.

-Cindy McCabe



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Assistant Dean, School of Mathematics, Computing, Physics and Astronomy
Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences



Ph.D. - Mathematics
University of Iowa

B.S. - Mathematics
Bradley University

B.S.E. - Electrical Engineering
Bradley University


Advanced Calculus
Basic Trigonometry and Applications
Elementary Statistical Methods
Intermediate Linear Algebra
Precalculus Algebra and Precalculus Trigonometry