B.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.S., Ph.D., Northern Illinois University
Dr. Antonou is an associate professor of mathematics who has been with the University of St. Francis since 2014. She has a strong interest in encouraging members of the community to recognize the mathematicians in themselves. As part of this goal, she participates in research of various kinds, which includes having published five articles in several different fields, as well as facilitating undergraduate student research for twelve students, two of whom have won awards for their research. In addition, she has created activities for and has helped to run professional development sessions through the Southwest Chicago Math Teachers’ Circle, which allows middle and high school math teachers the chance to play with mathematics and to have a renewed love of math. She also designed and ran math camp activities for four different middle/high school math camps. She served on the board of the Illinois Section of the Mathematical Association of America (ISMAA) from 2018 to 2021 and currently serves on the Faculty Advisory Council for the Illinois Board of Higher Education. Her contributions to the math community have recently been acknowledged through the ISMAA, as she was the 2020 recipient of the Early Career Teaching Award.
From UIUC, Dr. Antonou has a BS in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Computer Science. Also, Dr. Antonou has both an M.S. and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from NIU. Her specialization was in Table Algebras.