Faculty & Staff

  • Ratio of majors to full-time department faculty: 3:1
  • Average class size, introductory: 20-25
  • Average class size, advanced: 10-15

Department Chair

Tamara Lakins B.S., M.S., Western Illinois University; Ph.D., University of Illinois (Urbana)

Full-Time Faculty

Michael Barry B.A., M.A., University College, Dublin; M.S., Ph.D., University of Notre Dame.

Brent Carswell B.A., M.A., State University of New York, Potsdam College; Ph. D., State University of New York, University at Albany

Craig J. Dodge B.A., M.A., Ph.D., State University of New York, Buffalo

Harald Ellers B.S., University of Toronto; Ph.D., University of Illinois

James Hollerman B.S., University of South Dakota; M.S., University of Nebraska

Tamara Lakins B.S., M.S., Western Illinois University; Ph.D., University of Illinois (Urbana)

Cheryl Leech B.S., Allegheny College; M.A., University of Pittsburgh

Anthony Lo Bello A.B., Kenyon College; M.S., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

Rachel Weir B.S., University of Auckland; Ph.D., University of Michigan

Caryn Werner  B.A., State University of New York, Binghamton,M.S., Ph.D., Colorado State University

Part-time Faculty

Christina Dodge B.A., College at Geneseo, State University of New York; M.A., University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Christopher Lundberg B.A., Westminster College; M.S., Oregon State University

Staff

Lori Riggle – Building Coordinator
Location: Arter Hall, Room 103
Office Hours: M-F  8:00 am-5:00 PM
Phone: 814-332-5364

Selected Publications and Achievements

  • “On a Conjecture of Alvis,” (co-author) published in Journal of Algebra
  • “Generalized Cohesiveness,” (co-author) published in The Journal of Symbolic Logic
  • A First Course in Discrete Dynamical Systems, published by Springer-Verlag
  • “Composition Operators with Maximal Norm on Weighted Bergman Spaces,” (co-author) published in Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society
  • “Branching Rules for Specht Modules,” (co-author), published in Journal of Algebra
  • “The Defect Groups of a Clique,” published in Journal für die Riene und Angewandte Mathematik (Crelle’s Journal)
  • “Ergodic Transformations of Lebesgue Spaces,” published in Advances in Mathematics
  • “On the Origin and History of Ergodic Theory,” published in Bollettino di Storia delle Scienze Matematiche
  • The Commentaries of al-Nayrizi and Albertus Magnus on Book I of Euclid’s Elements of Geometry, 3vols., published by Brill Academic Publishers
  • “A four-dimensional deformation of a numerical Godeaux Surface,” published in Transactions of the American Mathematical Society
  • “Zeros of extremal functions in weighted Bergman spaces,” published in Pacific Journal of Mathematics
  • “Assessing introductory calculus and precalculus courses,” published in Supporting Assessment in Undergraduate Mathematics