Susan Riner

Teaching Professor of Mathematics and Quantitative Theory and Methods

Susan Riner has taught mathematics for many years at Oxford and was selected to help design and implement the Quantitative Theory and Methods (QTM) course and lab program. Professor Riner was one of Oxford's first recipients of Emory University's prestigious Emory Williams Distinguished Teaching Award. She was also awarded the Crystal Apple Award for Teaching Excellence, the highest award given by students on Emory's Atlanta Campus. She was the first recipient of the Faculty of the Year Award given by Emory University's Office of Accessibility Services. She was awarded the Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award by Oxford's Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society, and she has been recognized for Excellence in Teaching by the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society and Mortarboard Honor Society on the Atlanta campus. Professor Riner is in Who's Who Among American Teachers and Who's Who Among American Women. She is an ordained elder in the Presbyterian Church and was a church organist for more than twenty years. She has accompanied the Oxford Chorale, has played the organ at Convocation and Baccalaureate and has performed in numerous Oxford musical programs including Emory's Sesquicentennieal Celebration. She studied ballet under the director of the Southern Ballet Company and  sang with the Emory University Collegium Musicum. She has worked with Habitat for Humanity, the Food Pantry, the American Alzheimer's Association, and prison ministry.

Courses Taught

Quantitative Theory and Methods, QTM Lab, Calculus, Pre-Calculus, Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory, Game Theory, Mathematical Statistics, College Algebra, History of Mathematics