Meighan Dillon is Professor Emerita, lately of the Department of Mathematics at Kennesaw State University. For 26 years, she taught at Southern College of Technology, Southern Polytechnic State University, and Kennesaw State University, all while changing offices three times, and buildings once. She retired in December 2018.
Dr. Dillon earned the Ph. D. in mathematics from the University of Virginia and a B.A., with a major in mathematics and minor in philosophy, from Hunter College of the City University of New York. She started teaching as a graduate student in 1982 at the University of Virginia. Besides the University of Virginia and SCT/SPSU/KSU, Dr. Dillon taught at Duke University, Indiana State University, Georgia Tech, and l'Université de Technologie Belfort-Montbéliard (UTBM) in France.
Professor Dillon's mathematical interests include Lie theory, geometry, history, and connections between mathematics, art, and culture. Her book, Geometry Through History: Euclidean, Hyperbolic, and Projective Geometries, was published in April 2018 by Springer International. As of April 2018, she is at work writing a book on linear algebra.
Dr. Dillon is the founder and advisor for PME@KSU, the local chapter of the national honorary society for mathematics, PME (Pi Mu Epsilon). Follow pme@ksu on fb!