"Mathematics is important and useful, but it is also beautiful in its patterns and rhythms. One of the greatest pleasures of teaching is helping students to see this beauty."
Bernadette Tutinas is Associate Professor of Mathematics at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland. She completed her doctorate, with a specialization in Finite Group Theory, in 1980 at Rutgers University. Prior to her arrival at Goucher in 1981, she taught at Hartwick College. At Goucher College, she teaches a broad spectrum of mathematics courses from the elementary to the advanced level. Her current scholarly interests come primarily from areas of discrete mathematics, particularly, Graph Theory and Combinatorics.