Department of Mathematics

Science Building 179

1250 Siskiyou Blvd.

Ashland, OR  97520

(541) 552-6868


Dr. Menendez's personal website



Ph.D. 2022 Mathematics, Wesleyan University
B.S. 2016 Mathematics, The College of New Jersey


A variety of precalculus and calculus courses, Intro to Algebraic Systems, and Contemporary Mathematics.

Mathematical Interests/Specialties:

My specialty is in Abstract Algebra, more specifically in an area called Arithmetic Geometry covering topics like Modular Curves and Elliptic Curves.

Personal Interests:

  • Music has been a big part of my life from a young age. Whether it's singing, drumming or listening, music is a part of my daily routine. I'm a proud ex-member of the drumline from my high school's marching band and college's pep band. I actually considered studying music in college and becoming a band or choir teacher, but ultimately decided to pursue mathematics instead.
  • I also enjoy art of different types including drawing (mostly digitally these days) and I am an amateur photographer. 
  • I enjoy anything with a beautiful scene so moving to Ashland has been a real treat. I'm excited to explore more and try out some more hikes.
  • I love to watch horror/thriller movies or shows with my husband no matter what time of the year. :)
  • Lastly, I love spending time with loved ones, which looks a little different after moving across the country from the east coast.