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Melanie Butler, Ph.D.

Department Chair & Associate Professor

B.A. St. Mary's College of Maryland
M.A., Ph.D. Temple University

Areas of interest: Abstract algebra (ring theory), math education (technology, teacher education)


John Dusel, Ph.D.

Visiting Assistant Professor

B.A. San Diego State University
Ph.D. University of California, Riverside

Areas of interest: Representation theory, algebraic combinatorics, mathematical modeling in cognitive science


Brian Heinold, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

B.S. Montclair State University
M.S., Ph.D. Lehigh University

Areas of interest: Graph theory

Jonelle Hook, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

B.S. Misericordia University
M.S., PhD. Lehigh University

Areas of Interest: Combinatorics, Graph Theory

Luca Petrelli, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

B.S. University of Rome I
M.S., Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon University

Areas of interest: Calculus of variations, partial differential equations, undergraduate research

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Frederick Portier, Ph.D.


B.S. Nichols State University
M.S., Ph.D. Clemson University

Areas of interest: Combinatorics, graph theory,
computational mathematics


Rebecca Portier, M.S.

Assistant Professor

M.S. in Computational Mathematics (Operations Research concentration) from Clemson University

Areas of interest:  Data and Data Science, Solutions Engineering, Software Engineering

Athar Rafiq, M.B.A.

Assistant Professor

M.S. University of Maryland

Areas of interest:  Cybersecurity

Scott Weiss, M.S.

Assistant Professor

B.S. Carnegie Mellon University
M.S. Johns Hopkins University

Areas of interest: Computer science education,
artificial intelligence

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