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Barbara Sanborn

Assistant Professor of Mathematics


Contact Information

Office: 214C Arts and Science Building

Phone: 937-319-0109


Dr. Barbara Sanborn joined the faculty of Antioch College from the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology where she was previously a visiting assistant professor in mathematics. Sanborn earned her doctorate in mathematics from Arizona State University in 2011 and also holds a doctorate in physics from SUNY Stony Brook. From 2008 to 2012, Sanborn was a mathematics instructor at Western Washington University. Her other professional and community service includes a stint in the Peace Corps in West Africa and time spent as a land conservationist in Washington. Her current interests include understanding global climate change, renewable energy sources, and education for sustainable life on Earth.


  • Ph.D. Mathematics, Arizona State University, 2011

  • M.A. Mathematics, Arizona State University, 2003

  • Ph.D. Physics, State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook, 1992

  • M.A. Physics, SUNY Stony Brook, 1988

  • B.S. Physics, University of Washington, 1986

  • B.A. Philosophy, Reed College, 1980