Denise Rangel Tracy

Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Physics, Florham Campus



  • Calculus 1
  • Discrete Structures
  • Analysis


  • Commutative Algebra
  • Homological Algebra
  • Representation Theory


  • BS and MA, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • PhD, University of Texas at Arlington

Academic Profile

Dr. Rangel Tracy uses an active learning approach in her classes and participated in a Creativity in Calculus fellowship to further her pedagogical methods. In addition, her duties at FDU she is also active the large mathematical community. As of April 2020, she is the media coordinator and executive committee member for the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM). She is also a part of the AWM committee that created the Notable Women in Math Play Card Game. Dr. Rangel Tracy is an active editor on Wikipedia, mostly working on biographies of womxn mathematicians. She organizes Wikipedia edit-a-thons to both add and improve the content of articles and to train new editors.  Other professional organization memberships include the Mathematical Association for America (MAA) and the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science (SACNAS).

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