Bard Faculty

Silvia Saccon

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics

Primary Academic Program: Mathematics


Laurea, telecommunication engineering, Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy; MS, PhD, University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Professor Saccon’s primary area of research is communicative algebra. She has published several research papers on the subject, including “Ranks of indecomposable modules over rings of infinite Cohen-Macaulay type” (with A. Crabbe), in Communications in Algebra; and “Monoids of modules over rings of infinite Cohen-Macaulay type” (with N. Baeth), in Journal of Commutative Algebra. The paper “Extended symmetric spaces and twisted involution graphs” is in preparation. She is the recipient of the University of Buffalo’s EXCITE Grant (declined); Active Learning+ and Nord Grants, awarded by Case Western Reserve University; and numerous research and travel grants. She previously taught at the University of Buffalo and Case Western. She was also a dean’s fellow at the University of Texas at Dallas and a teaching postdoctoral fellow at the University of Arizona. At Bard since 2018.