Michele Intermont


Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 1994.

M.S., University of Notre Dame, 1991.

A.B., College of the Holy Cross, 1989.

Academic Positions

Associate Professor, Kalamazoo College, 2002-.

Assistant Professor, Kalamazoo College, 1998-2002.

Assistant Professor, Mesa State College, 1995-1998.

Visiting Assistant Professor, John Carroll University, 1994-1995.


A Homotopical Generalisation of the Bestvina-Brady construction with Jelena Grbic, Isabelle Laude and Elizabeth Vidaurre, Topology and Its Applications 235 (2018) p43-53.

Selective Liberal Arts Colleges: An Overlooked Opportunity? with David Damiano and Stephan Ramon Garcia, Notices of the AMS May 2016 vol 63 (5), p565-570.

An Application of Group Theory to Change Ringing, with Aileen Murphy,The College Mathematics Journal 42 (2011) no 3, p223-228.

The rank filtration and Robinson's complex with Brenda Johnson and Randy McCarthy, Journal of Pure and Applied Algebra 212 (2008) no 4, p735-752.

Homotopical Complexity and Good Spaces, with Jeff Strom, Transactions of the American Mathematical Society , 359 (2007) no. 2 pp687-700.

v_*-torsion Spaces and Thick Classes with Wojciech Chacholski and William G. Dwyer, Mathematische Annalen, 336 (2006) no. 1, pp13-26.

Model Structures on the Category of Ex-Spaces, with Mark W. Johnson, Topology and its Applications, 119 (2002) no. 3 pp325-353.

The A-Complexity of a Space, with Wojciech Chacholski and William G. Dwyer, Journal of the London Mathematical Society, 65 (2002) no. 2 pp204-223.

An equivariant smash spectral sequence and unstable box product, Transactions of the American Mathematical Society 351 (1999) no. 7 pp2763-2775.

An equivariant van Kampen spectral sequence, Topology and its Applications 79 (1997) no. 1 pp31-48.

Selected Presentations

July 2016, Some Mathematical Themes Seen Through the Lens of Topology Grand Valley State University.

July 2015, Continuing to Think About Continuity College of the Holy Cross.

March 2015, On the Rank Filtration of the First Derivative Penn State - Altoona.

March 2014, Data, Data, Everywhere! Eastern Michigan University.

October 2013, The Shape of Data Union College.

August 2013, Some Results in Visualizing Data Bedlewo, Poland

November 2011, The Shape of Things to Come Kalamazoo College.

October 2009, The Sound of Algebra Calvin College.

July 2007, Some Remarks on A-Cellularity Polish Math Society/ American Math Society Joint Conference, Warsaw, Poland.

May 2006, Obstructions to Weak A-Cellular Inequalities University of Chicago.

March 2006, The Sound of Algebra , the Leonard Sulski Memorial Lecture, College of the Holy Cross.

November 2005, Good Spaces and A-Complexity Warsaw University, Warsaw, Poland.

October 2005 An Introduction to Goodwillie Calculus Western Michigan University.

April 2005, Some Remarks on A-Cellular Theory Maynooth University, Maynooth, Ireland.

September 2004, The Sound of Algebra Colorado College.

November 2003, What is Good A-Cellular Theory?, Wayne State University.

April 2003, Some Remarks on Closed Classes and Complexity Johns Hopkins University.

October 2001, Can You Build a Mobius Band out of a Doughnut? Hope College.

June 2001, Model Structures for Ex-Spaces International Conference in Algebraic Topology, Isle of Skye, Scotland.

December 2000, Model Structures on the Category of Ex-Spaces University of Chicago.

November 2000, An Artist's View of Curves and Codes Albion College.

March 2000, The Complication of a Space University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.

February 2000, Calculus Plus Topology Equals... Western Michigan University.

March 1998, Applications of an Unstable Box Product Max Planck Institute, Bonn, Germany.

October 1997, Recent Trends in Mathematics Mesa State College.

October 1996, Oh, Knots! An Elementary Look at Knot Theory Air Force Academy.

July 1996, The Hole Truth - A Topologist's Story PROMYS Program at Boston University.

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