Why Functional Collaboration, The 6th International Lonergan Conference, Functional Collaboration in the Academy: Advancing Bernard Lonergan’s Central Achievement, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, July 21-25, 2014.

Community Climbing: Toward Functional Collaboration, Segundo Taller Latinoamericano, El Bien Humano, 13-14 junio 2013, Universidad Iberoamericana, Ciudad de México, 13-14 de junio de 2013.

Reaching for Collaboration in Insight, Lonergan Research Institute Graduate Seminar, Regis College, University of Toronto, November 16, 2012.

Functional Foundations of Biology, Halifax Lonergan Conference 2012, Moving Lonergan Studies into Functional Talk, St. Mary’s University, Halifax, NS, July 16-20, 2012.

Invitation to Functional Collaboration, Vancouver Lonergan Conference 2011, Lonergan's Final Specification of Cosmopolis: Implementing the Longer Global Cycles of Incline, University of British Columbia, July 11-15, 2011.

What is Description? (with John Benton), Vancouver Lonergan Conference 2010, Education and Functional Collaboration, University of British Columbia, July 5 – 9, 2010.

Generalized Empirical Methods, St. Mary’s University, Lonergan Conference: Global Functional Collaboration, July 6-10, 2009.

Today’s Pedagogy in Mathematics and the Need for Functional Specialization, 50th Anniversary of Lonergan’s Halifax Lectures -- Lonergan’s Leading Ideas, St. Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, May 30 – June 1, 2008.

Consultant, HIV Research (Harvard, Cornell, Rutgers, WHO, Montgomery College, OUS), Montgomery College, MD, Nov. 21-22, 2005.

Re-structuring Education in Mathematics and Physics, Crises of Sciences, Cultures and Theologies: Constructive Re-orientations, University of British Columbia, August 15-19, 2005.

Foundations of Geometry, Boston College, 32nd Annual Lonergan Conference, June 19-24, 2005.

Introduction to Graph Theory and its Applications, Mini-Courses in Mathematical Sciences, Division of Science, Engineering and Mathematics, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD, Fall 2004.

The Way of Science, Marshall University, Huntington, WV, March 26, 2003.

Meeting the Challenges – Education across the Biological, Mathematical and Computer Sciences, Mathematical Association of America and the National Science Foundation, Washington, D.C., February 27-March 1, 2003.

Galileo’s Discovery, United States Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol, Chesapeake, Ohio, February 6, 2003.

Mathematics Education, Fourth Annual West Dublin Conference on Problems in Education, Nova Scotia, August, 2002.

Interiority and the Abstractive Principles of Calculus and Probability, Fordham University at Lincoln Center, New York, May, 2002.

On Non-Commutative Topological Graph Theory, Mathematical Association of America Regional Meeting, North Florida, November 17, 2001.

Keynote Speaker, Laredo Community College Annual Mathematics Awareness Week Conference, Laredo, Texas, April, 2000.

Keynote Speaker, Mathematical Association of America, North Florida Regional Meeting, Jacksonville, Florida, November, 1999.

Other Presentations

A Variation in Making Sense of Variation in Parameters, Mathematical Association of America Maryland-District of Columbia-Virginia Section, George Mason University, November 5-6, 2010.

Signed field curvature stability analysis with applications to biological systems, SIAM-SEAS 31st Annual Meeting, University of Memphis, May 2007.

Method in Mathematics, 20th Annual Fallon Memorial Lonergan Symposium, March 31-April 2, 2005.

The First Elements of Calculus, Mathematical Association of America Section Meeting, Florida, February 21-21, 2003.

Functional Equations and HIV, (Co-authors: S. Rai and R. Robertson) Amer. Math. Soc. Annual Joint National Meeting, No. 108, San Diego, CA, Jan. 6-9, 2002.

Learning and Teaching Mathematics, Learning and Teaching Mathematics for Understanding, National Teaching and Learning Conference, November 2001, Ashland, KY.


Vanderbilt Integrative Cancer Biology Center 3rd Annual Workshop, Mathematical Modeling and Clinical Oncology: The Road to Convergence, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, July 15-19, 2007. Tennessee Mathematics, Science and Technology Education Center, Mathematics and Science Education Research Conference, February 22 – 23, 2007. Joint Mathematics Meeting, AMS-MAA, New Orleans, January 5 – 8, 2007. Building Mathematical Models of Cancer Across Biological Scales, Vanderbilt Integrative Cancer Biology Center, Second Annual Workshop, July 18 – 21, 2006.

Terrance J. Quinn

Professor of Mathematics
Department of Mathematical Sciences
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132
Office: 615-898-2280