Merilyn Ryan

Merilyn Ryan, SSJ, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics
Chair of Mathematics Department

Office Location:  St. Joseph Hall, 4th flr., West Wing, SJ474
Office Phone:  215.753.3620


  • Ph.D., M.A. - Duke University, Durham, NC
  • A.B. - Chestnut Hill College

Courses Taught

  • Precalculus
  • Statistics
  • Abstract Algebra
  • Mathematics for Management and Social Sciences
  • Special Topics
  • Modern Mathematical Theory
  • Senior Seminar

Scholarly Interests

  • Topological Algebra
  • Mathematics and Culture


  • Advanced Mathematics: A precalculus approach (Prentice Hall)
  • "Locally Linearly Compact Semi-Simple Rings" in Journal fur die reine und angewandte Mathematik