MAA logo

The Fifty-Fifth Annual
Michigan Mathematics Prize Competition

An Activity of the Michigan Section of the Mathematics Association of America

Michigan MAA logo


sponsors | exam committee | director







About the Director

Professor Stephanie Edwards is the director of the Michigan Mathematics Prize Competition (MMPC) for the three-year term 2011-2014.

Dr. Stephanie Edwards is an Associate Professor of Mathematics in the Department of Mathematics at Hope College.  She joined the faculty there in 2007 after teaching at the University of Dayton and Bemidji State University for 9 years.  She earned her B.S. in Mathematics and Statistics at Miami University (Ohio), and her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin – Madison under the direction of Professor Simon Hellerstein.  Her mathematical passion is complex function theory, but she also has interest in graph theory related projects.  Dr. Edwards also serves as a National Councilor for Pi Mu Epsilon, the national mathematics honorary society.  She has served as Math Club Advisor and PME advisor for over nine years, at both Hope College and the University of Dayton.  She has also served on the executive committee of the Ohio MAA as the chair of the Committee on Students Members.  This committee organized competitions, Integration Bees, and other social events for students at the Ohio sectional MAA meetings.   She is passionate about creating community among the undergraduate students and has organized such events as Integration Bees, Integration Confrontation, Math Jeopardy, Math games night, and conferences.  In addition, Dr. Edwards has organized students trips to conferences such as MathFest and the Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics where her students have presented their research.  She has supervised twelve research students at Hope’s REU program.


mailing address

phone, fax, e-mail

Dr. Stephanie Edwards
Michigan Mathematics Prize Competition
Department of Mathematics
Hope College
27 Graves Place

Holland, MI 49423

fax: (616) 395-

phone: (616) 395-7224



MMPC | MAA | Michigan Section | Hope College | Department of Mathematics | e-mail | © 2010 MAA