Curriculum Vitae

Kenneth L. Price

Mathematics Department   Office Phone: (920) 424-1057
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Home Phone: (920) 303-1169
800 Algoma Blvd.
Oshkosh WI, 54901-8631 E-mail: pricek at uwosh dot edu


Ph.D. in Mathematics, December 1997
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Specialization: Algebra
Supervising Professor: Allen Bell
Dissertation: Universal Enveloping Algebras of Lie Color Algebras  

M.S. in Mathematics, August 1991
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 

B.S. in Mathematics with a Physics minor, May 1990
Magna Cum Laude
Western Illinois University, Macomb, Illinois

Professional Experience

Associate Professor of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
September 2005 to present

Assistant Professor of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
September 1999 to 2005

Visiting Assistant Professor, Truman State University  
August 1997 to May 1999

Teaching Assistant/Fellow, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
September 1990 to August 1997 

Instructor in UWM's Gateway to Engineering Science and Technology  
July 1994 and July 1995 

Instructor in the Saturday Academy, UWM and MPS  
Seven semesters from spring 1994 to spring 1997

Student Intern at Los Alamos National Laboratory  
January 1989 to August 1989


Pure and Applied Mathematics Quarterly (2008)

Journal of Algebra and its Applications (2005)

Manuscripta Mathematica (2002)


Price, K. (1997). Homological Properties of Color Lie Superalgebras. Advances in Ring Theory, 287-293, Birkhäuser.

Price, K. (2001). Primeness Criteria for Universal Enveloping Algebras of Lie Color Algebras. Journal of Algebra 235(2), 589-607.

Price, K. (2005). Generic Lie Color Algebras. Bulletin of the Australian Mathematical Society. 71, 327-335.

Price, K. & Coulibaly, R. (2006). Factorization in Quantum Planes. Missouri Journal of Mathematical Sciences, 18(3).

Price, K. (2008). A Domain Test for Lie Color Algebras. Journal of Algebra and its Applications, 7(1), 81-90.

Price, K. & Holtz C. (To Appear). Normal Quadratics in Ore Extensions, Quantum Planes, and Quantized Weyl Algebras.

Selected Conference Presentations

"A Domain Test for Lie Color Algebras" Groups, Rings, Lie and Hopf Algebras at Memorial University in Newfoundland, Canada (2007).

"Primeness Criteria for Universal Enveloping Algebras of Lie Color Algebras'' AMS meeting in Milwaukee (1997) and the Denison Conference in Cleveland (1996)

"Uses of the World Wide Web in Mathematics Teaching,'' Project NExT Panel
Discussion, AMS/MAA joint meetings in San Antonio (1999)

"On-Line Assignments Using a Discussion Board'' at MAA Mathfest in Madison (2001)

"When is the Universal Enveloping Algebra of a Lie Color Algebra Entire?'' Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Diego (2002)

"Proofs Without Words, with Words and MS PowerPoint" at Wisconsin MAA sectional meeting (2004)

"Math Majors in Jeopardy!" Joint Mathematics Meetings in Atlanta (2005)

"Generic Lie Color Algebras" Groups, Rings and Algebras: A Conference in Honor of Donald S. Passman’s 65th Birthday in Madison (2005)

"Factorization in Polynomial Rings in Two Noncommuting Variables" Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Antonio (2006)

"Universal Enveloping Algebras of Lie Color Algebras'' Noncommutative Algebra Conference at Granada: A Satellite Conference for the International Congress of Mathematicians in Spain (2006)

Selected Conferences

The 8th Annual Legacy of R. L. Moore Conference, Austin (2005)

Project Next-WI workshops in Menomonee (2000-2003)

Midwest Conference on Lie Algebras and Related Topics in Chicago (2002 and 2001), Milwaukee (2001), and Madison (2000)

Women and Science Workshops in Wisconsin Dells (2000) and in Madison (1999)

Von Neumann Symposium at MSRI in Berkeley (1999)

Missouri Undergraduate Faculty Enhancement Conference in Osage Beach (1998)

National Science Foundation Park City Institute (1994)

Professional Organizations

MAA Project NExT (New Experiences in Teaching) Consultant (2007-2008), Fellow (1998-1999)

Mathematical Association of America (MAA)

Wisconsin Section of MAA Co Director of Student Activities (2005-present)

American Mathematical Society (AMS)

UW Oshkosh Faculty Development Awards

Undergraduate Student and Faculty Collaborative Research Program for "New Discoveries on Quantized Weyl Algebras" during summer 2004.

Research Component grant titled "Envelopes of Lie Color Algebras" for Summer 2002.

Off-Campus Program grant to attend the "1999 Von Neumann Conference" at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in Berkeley, CA.