**Antonella Cupillari** (born 1955)^{[1]} is an Italian-American mathematician interested in the history of mathematics and mathematics education. She is an associate professor of mathematics at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.^{[2]}

## Education and career

Cupillari earned a laurea at the University of L'Aquila in 1978, and completed her Ph.D. at the University at Albany, SUNY in 1984.^{[2]} Her dissertation, *A Small Boundary for on a Strictly Pseudoconvex Domain*, concerned functional analysis, and was supervised by R. Michael (Rolf) Range;^{[3]} she also published it in the *Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society*.^{[4]}

Cupillari joined the faculty at Penn State Erie in 1984 and was promoted to associate professor in 1992.^{[2]}

## Books

Cupillari is the author of books on mathematics and the history of mathematics including:

*The Nuts and Bolts of Proofs*(Wadsworth, 1989; 2nd & 3rd eds., Harcourt/Academic Press, 2000 & 2005; 4th ed., Academic Press, 2011)^{[5]}*Intermediate Algebra in Action*(PWS Publishing, 1995)*A Biography of Maria Gaetana Agnesi, an Eighteenth-Century Woman Mathematician: With Translations of Some of Her Work from Italian into English*(Edwin Mellen Press, 2007)^{[6]}

## Recognition

Cupillari was the 2008 winner of the Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics of the Allegheny Mountain Section of the Mathematical Association of America.^{[7]}

## References

**^**Year of birth from German National Library catalog entry, retrieved 2021-04-04- ^
^{a}^{b}^{c}*Antonella Cupillari*, Pennsylvania State University, retrieved 2021-04-04 **^**Antonella Cupillari at the Mathematics Genealogy Project**^**Reviews of*A Small Boundary for on a Strictly Pseudoconvex Domain*: Z. Binderman, Zbl 0594.32018; Alan V. Noell, MR0806077**^**Reviews of*The Nuts and Bolts of Proofs*: Edward J. Barbeau, Zbl 0974.00011; Georg Hein, Zbl 1288.00043; D. M. Hutton,*Kybernetes*, doi:10.1108/k.2006.35.3_4.595.5; Gizem Karaali,*MAA Reviews*, [1]; William Rogge,*The Mathematics Teacher*, JSTOR 27967159; P. N. Ruane,*MAA Reviews*, [2]; Walter Sanders,*The Mathematics Teacher*, JSTOR 20870962**^**Reviews of*A Biography of Maria Gaetana Agnesi*: Franka Miriam Bruckler, Zbl 1228.01037; Edith Prentice Mendez,*Convergence*, [3]; Luigi Pepe, MR2675954; P. N. Ruane,*MAA Reviews*, [4]**^***Allegheny Mountain Section Awards for Distinguished Teaching*, Mathematical Association of America, retrieved 2021-04-04