The Catholic University of America


Mathematics is the language of science and plays an essential role in the natural sciences, engineering, economics, and many other areas. Most importantly, it teaches us how to reason and think critically.

The Department of Mathematics strives to be a place where students can enjoy mathematics and learn to do it well. Our courses and degree programs prepare students for careers in both academia and industry. The current program offerings are:



Mathematics Department
Aquinas Hall 116
The Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20064

Phone: (202) 319 - 5221
Fax: (202) 319 - 5231
Email :
Academic Specialist: Patricia Bertollini
Chair: Dr. Kiran R. Bhutani
Undergraduate Adviser: Joshua Himmelsbach

Applied Math in Action! Summer Program

Please click on the icon below to find out more about our new mathematics summer program for high school and pre-college students.


Weekly Seminar

Our Seminar in Functional Analysis and Related Areas takes place each Wednesday from 4:45 PM to 6:30 PM in Aquinas 108. Past speakers have given presentations in a variety of areas in mathematics, physics, and computer science. If you are interested in speaking at out seminar, please contact Professor Alexander Levin (

Please click HERE for the current seminar.


News and Announcements

  • Dr. Prasad Senesi is an organizer for the upcoming conference on "Interactions of quantum affine algebras with cluster algebras, current algebras and categorification" that will take place at CUA from June 2 to June 8, 2018. Please click HERE for more information and to register.

  • The department would like to announce the creation of the Euphemia Lofton Haynes Award for Outstanding Mathematics Junior. This award will be given each year to top-performing mathematics major.

  • In 2017, Dr. Alexander Levin was awarded three-years National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant to continue his productive research in Difference Algebra.

  • We would like to congratulate our academic specialist Patricia Bertollini for receiving the 2017 Administrative Professional Excellence Award from Provost Abela.