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Barbara Illowsky - Mathematics

My Faculty Page

Hi, everyone! I'm Barbara Illowsky, Professor of Mathematics & Statistics at De Anza College.

Welcome to De Anza College. I am here to help you reach your educational and career goals.

I have included links to many useful sites. Explore them now and see what they offer you for support.

Have a great year!! Enjoy your education!
Barbara Illowsky

Barbara Illowsky

By appointment


Course Syllabi


Doctor of Philosophy in Education 2007
Capella University
Specialization: Instructional Design for Online Learning
Dissertation Abstract
Full Dissertation

Master of Arts in Statistics 1983
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Concentration: Operations Research

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics 1981
University at Albany, State University of New York
Minors: Computer Science, French

Curriculum Vitae

My other life

Here's some information about the other part of my life ... when I'm not at De Anza.

My favorite activity is traveling around the world, experiencing new cultures. On a more regular basis, in the summer, I love to camp,
play at the beach, and hike in the mountains. In the winter, I pretend to ski, both cross country and downhill. I am pretty equally inept at both,
but I enjoy them. I salsa dance and also love to read non-fiction, especially crime stories and biographies about people who have
"changed the world" or overcome great barriers to succeed.

I met my husband, Dan, when I was a student intern at General Electric's Corporate Research and Development. Dan worked there.
We've been married over 30 years. Our three children attended De Anza. They participated in Campus Abroad to Vietnam,
Middle College, College Advantage, Online Education courses, and regular on-campus courses. From De Anza, they went on to
graduate from UCSD, Santa Clara University, and Stanford University.

I believe in giving back to the community and making the world better for future generations.
I am a strong supporter of our veterans. My son is a captain in the U.S. Air Force.
I volunteer in a variety of organizations and work hard to help those who may need it.

This philosophy is core to my sense of being.

Winter 2018
No classes found for Winter 2018.

Spring 2018
No classes found for Spring 2018.

See Math 10 course page for syllabus.


email icon Email: Barbara Illowsky
phone icon Phone: 408.864.8211



Last Updated: 2/2/16