MSW Staff

Coulombe, Grace L.

Acting Dir of ARC and Dir Math and Stats Wkshp and Lect in Quantitative Studies

Mathematics and Statistics Workshop 207-786-8374Ladd Library, Room G02

Mathematics 207-786-6403Hathorn Hall, Room 210


Grace received a B.A. in Mathematics from Bates College and an M.A. in Mathematics from Boston College. She returned to Bates in 2000 to serve as the founding Director of the Mathematics. In the summer of 2021, Grace took over as the Acting Director of the Academic Resource Commons. While at Bates, Grace has taught the following courses: Calculus I and II, Introduction to Abstraction, Probability, Mathematical Statistics, Number Theory, Working with Data, Great Ideas in Mathematics, Mathematics across Time and Cultures, and a First Year Seminar on Math & the Art of M.C. Escher.

Alford, Andrea M.

Lecturer in the Humanities and Asst Dir of the Mathematics & Statistics Workshop

Mathematics and Statistics Workshop 207-786-6275Ladd Library, Room G01

Andee graduated from Princeton with an A.B. in Mathematics and completed her Master’s degree in Math at S.U.N.Y. Stony Brook. After graduate school, she spent a year in Israel at the University of Tel Aviv teaching Multivariable Calculus for the University of New Haven, and in 1993 began teaching at Gould in Bethel, Maine. She spent twenty-five years at Gould teaching courses that included AP Calculus AB/BC, AP Statistics, Introduction to Proof, and similar content to Bates’ Great Ideas in Math course. At Bates, Andee has taught Calculus II, as well as the First Year Seminars:  Math & the Art of M.C. Escher, The Communication Equation and Paperfolding:  A Blend of Art, Mathematics and Engineering.