Antonella Cupillari (born 1955) 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.
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. Her dissertation, A Small Boundary for on a Strictly Pseudoconvex Domain, concerned functional analysis, and was supervised by R. Michael (Rolf) Range; she also published it in the Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society.
Cupillari joined the faculty at Penn State Erie in 1984 and was promoted to associate professor in 1992.
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)
- 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)
- Year of birth from German National Library catalog entry, retrieved 2021-04-04
- 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, ; William Rogge, The Mathematics Teacher, JSTOR 27967159; P. N. Ruane, MAA Reviews, ; 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, ; Luigi Pepe, MR2675954; P. N. Ruane, MAA Reviews, 
- Allegheny Mountain Section Awards for Distinguished Teaching, Mathematical Association of America, retrieved 2021-04-04