Carol Browning, Ph.D.

Portrait of Carol Browning.

Office: Springfield Hall 105
Phone: (417) 873-7268

Fall 2021 Office Hours

1 – 5 p.m.

1 – 5 p.m.

Also available by appointment

Carol Browning, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science

Dr. Carol Browning teaches mathematics and computer science. She came to Drury in 1995 to chair the mathematics department and institute a computer science program. Her research interests include semi-group theory, automated planning, and the application of Moore Method to teaching undergraduate mathematics and computer science. From this research, she has published five books and numerous articles.

From 1987 to 1995, Dr. Browning worked for the California Institute of Technology at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Her assignments there included research in spatial planning in telerobotics, research in artificial intelligence applications to sequence automation, science planning for the Ulysses encounter with Jupiter, software systems engineering for the SIR-C shuttle mission, and flight software testing for the Cassini RADAR instrument.

Drury University faculty member since 1995
Professor since 2010


  • B.A., Mathematics, Drury College, 1978
  • M.A., Mathematics, Indiana University, 1981
  • M.S., Computer Science, Texas A&M University, 1987
  • Ph.D., Mathematics, Louisiana State University, 1986