Heather Kahler


Teaching Professor
Office: Swenson Hall 3028


Heather received her M.S. in Applied and Computational Mathematics, B.S. in Traditional Mathematics, and B.A.S. in Teaching Mathematics from the University of Minnesota Duluth. Her interests include teaching mathematics, statistics, fair division and game theory. Heather’s faith in Jesus Christ is very important in her life and she believes that God is the ultimate mathematician. She also enjoys cooking, traveling, paddleboarding and is an amateur musician.


  • Fezzey, Hilary N, Fujieda, Eri, Goerdt, Lynn Amerman, Kahler, Heather, & Nikoi, Ephraim. (2017). How Do You Increase Students’ Global Learning in the Classroom? New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2017(151), 135–150. https://doi.org/10.1002/tl.20253


  • Kahler, H. & Riesgraf, K. (2023, October). One Corequisite Course for Both Statistics and Quantitative Reasoning. AMATYC webinar.
  • Kahler, H. & Riesgraf, K. (2023, April). Reflective Teaching: A Shared Journey. University of Wisconsin System OPID Spring Conference. Madison, WI.


  • 2020 – Distance Learning Teacher of the Year Award, University of Wisconsin-Superior
  • 2011 – Teaching Excellence Performance Award, University of Wisconsin-Superior
  • 2009 – TRiO Achiever for Outstanding Faculty or Staff, University of Wisconsin-Superior


  • 2005 – Master of Science (M.S.) – Applied and Computational Mathematics, University of Minnesota Duluth
  • 2003 – Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Traditional Mathematics, University of Minnesota Duluth
  • 2003 – Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.S.) – Teaching Mathematics, University of Minnesota Duluth