An Explication of the Antilogism in Christine Ladd-Franklin's "Algebra of Logic" – About the Author

Julia M. Parker (University of Missouri – Kansas City)

Julia M. Parker initially wrote this paper as a part of a History of Mathematics class at the University of Missouri – Kansas City, where she was pursuing teacher certification in the field of mathematics. (Her BA degree is in Biology from William Jewell College.) By the time the paper appeared in Convergence, she was enrolled at Avila University as a Graduate Student in Education, completing the requirements for both a middle school math teaching certification and a Master’s in Education.She works at Longview Community College as a Learning Specialist, working with tutors and Supplemental Instruction (SI) programs to provide in-classroom support for students in typically difficult college courses. With her husband of almost 19 years, she has five wonderful children, four boys ages 16, 14, 8, and 8, and a 12-year-old daughter. After supporting her husband through his BS, MDiv and PhD degrees, it was Julia's turn to go back to school. She is also busy with the kids’ band and school activities and helping to care for the family's various pets: a dog, a guinea pig, a rabbit, a bearded dragon, a Russian tortoise, and an assortment of fresh- and salt-water fish in several aquariums. She is a voracious reader who also crochets and cross-stitches when life gives her anything resembling free time.