Catherine Murphy, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, School of Engineering

Professor of Mathematics

Catherine Murphy


As associate dean, Catherine Murphy works on curricular and instructional developments and retention initiatives within the college. She also teaches abstract algebra, linear algebra and history of mathematics courses.

I love to cook and to read, especially history, mystery novels and expository articles in math journals.

Previous Roles

Before becoming an associate dean, Murphy chaired the Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science for many years.

Catherine Murphy


(219) 989-2270

Office Location:

Hammond Campus, CLO 344


  • Ph.D. – Mathematics, The Catholic University of America
  • M.A. – Mathematics, The Catholic University of America
  • B.A. – Mathematics, Regis College

Areas of Expertise

  • Abstract Algebra
  • History of Mathematics

Credentials, Accreditations & Awards

  • Distinguished Service Award from the Indiana Section of the Mathematical Association of America