B.A., 1986, Northwestern University; M.A., 1988, University of Michigan; Ph.D., 2001, Central Michigan University. Appointed 1999.
Research Areas: Combinatorial number theory, mathematics education, mathematics history
B.S., 1976, M.S., 1979, Ph.D., 1989, Colorado School of Mines. Appointed 1990.
Research Areas: Probability and statistics; time-series analysis
B.S., 1991, Ph.D., 1996, University of Minnesota. Appointed 2001.
Research Areas: Variational calculus; actuarial science and mathematical finance, continuum mechanics; modeling damage nucleation/propagation in metals, intermetallics and other engineering materials.
B.S., 1986, University of Toledo; M.A., 1990, Wayne State University; Ph.D., 1998, Wayne State University. Appointed 1996.
Research Areas: Medical Imaging; Parallel Computing; Computer Graphics.
Karla R. McCavit
Instructor and Director of the Quantitative Studies Center
Office: 230 Palenske Hall and 203 Mudd (QSC)
B.S., 1993, Adrian College; M.S., 1995, Michigan State University. Appointed 1995.
B.A., 2009, Ithaca College; M.S., 2011, Ph.D., 2016, University of Denver
Research Areas: Topological dynamics, ergodic Theory, symbolic dynamics
Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2018, Michigan State University. Appointed 2019."
Office: 154 Putnam
Ronald C. Fryxell, Professor Emeritus
B.A., 1960, Augustana College;
M.A., 1962, Ph.D., 1964, Washington State University
Office: 236 Palenske Hall
Robert A. Messer, Professor Emeritus
B.S., 1971, University of Chicago; Ph.D., 1975, University of Wisconsin.
Areas of Interest: Author of Topology Now! in collaboration with Phil Straffin, Beloit College, a textbook with a geometric approach to topology; Change ringing, English and American traditional dance forms.
Office: Stockwell 101; Phone: 517/629-0827 E-mail:
Keith Moore, Professor Emeritus
B.S., 1947, Southwestern College
M.A., 1948, Ph.D., 1951, University of Kansas
Dr. Moore, who taught at Albion College for 34 years, passed away July 26, 2014. Read more
Martha R. O'Kennon, Professor Emeritus
B.A., 1961, University of Richmond; M.S. in mathematics, 1970, M.S. in computer engineering, 1981, Ph.D., 1973, Clarkson University.
Research Areas: Machine translation of natural languages - try it!
Office: 232 Palenske Hall