Who I am... I am a Michigan native, an associate professor of mathematics at Albion College with a 02001 Ph.D. in mathematics from Central Michigan University and previous higher education at Northwestern University and The University of Michigan. Since 2009, I have also served as chair of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science. My dissertation is in combinatorial and algebraic number theory; I am also interested in mathematics history, mathematical comedy, chaos theory, probability, old (and new) calculators, and really really large numbers.
Who I am not... I am none of the following Mark Bollman's (Bollmen? Whatever.):
- President of Princeton University's Class of 1947
- Vice-president of Creative Colors, International
- Employee of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
- Fiscal administrator, Washington State Preservice Teacher Education Consortium for Contextual Teaching and Learning