Miriam D. Parnes, Ph.D.


miriam parnes

Contact Info

7800 York Road, Room 357


Ph.D., Mathematics
Wesleyan University
M.S., Mathematics
Montclair State University
M.A., Teaching Mathematics
New York University
A.B., Mathematics and Astronomy
Barnard College

Areas of Expertise

Model Theory
Graph Theory


Miriam Parnes is pleased to be joining Towson University as a Lecturer in the Department of Mathematics.  A native New Yorker, Miriam double majored in Mathematics and Astronomy as an undergraduate at Barnard College.  As a member of the initial cohort of Math for America Newton Fellows, she earned a master’s degree in Mathematics Education from New York University.  She also holds a master’s degree in Pure and Applied Mathematics from Montclair State University.  Most recently, Miriam received her Ph.D. in Mathematics from Wesleyan University in May 2019.  Her primary mathematical interests are in model theory, an area of mathematical logic, and graph theory, with a particular interest in combinatorial games.