BS Notre Dame
MS University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
PhD North Carolina State University
Professor Spayd has been teaching at Gettysburg College since the fall of 2012. She has a B.S. from Notre Dame, a Masters in Statistics from the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) and a Ph.D. in Math from North Carolina State University. Her primary research area is partial differential equation models of fluid flow. Other research interests include the intersection of math and art and using fractal geometry to characterize an instability that can occur when one fluid tries to displace another.