Faculty and Staff
Mark E. Bollman
Chair and Professor
B.A., 1986, Northwestern University;
M.A., 1988, University of Michigan;
Ph.D., 2001, Central Michigan University.
Research Areas: Mathematics of gambling (“applied probability”), combinatorial number theory, mathematics education.
Office: 226 Palenske Hall
Phone: (517) 629-0261
Paul L. Anderson
B.S., 1976, M.S., 1979, Ph.D., 1989, Colorado School of Mines.
Research Areas: Probability and statistics; time-series analysis.
Office: 250 Putnam Hall
Phone: (517) 629-0304
Darren E. Mason
B.S. in Mathematics (Cum Laude), 1991, and Ph.D. in Mechanics, 1996; Both degrees from University of Minnesota – Institute of Technology.
Research Areas: Actuarial Science, Quantitative Finance, Partial Differential Equations, Variational Calculus, Continuum Mechanics, Materials Science.
Office: 224 Palenske Hall
Phone: (517) 629-0826
David A. Reimann
B.S., 1986, University of Toledo;
M.A., 1990, Wayne State University;
Ph.D., 1998, Wayne State University.
Research Areas: Mathematical Art.
Office: 252 Putnam Hall
Phone: (517) 629-0426
Karla R. McCavit
Director for STEM Success
B.S., 1993, Adrian College;
M.S., 1995, Michigan State University.
Office: 230 Palenske Hall and 203 Mudd (QSC)
Phone: (517) 629-0824
B.A., 2009, Ithaca College;
M.S., 2011, University of Denver;
Ph.D., 2016, University of Denver.
Research Areas: Topological dynamics, ergodic Theory, symbolic dynamics.
Office: 222 Palenske Hall
Phone: (517) 629-0363
B.S. Grand Valley State University;
M.A. Central Michigan University.
Office: 228 Palenske Hall
Phone: (517) 629-0200
Adjunct InstructorB.S., Industrial Engineering, 2001, University of Louisville;
M.Ed,, 2012, Jones International University.
Office: Seeley-Mudd Learning Center
Phone: (517) 629-0974
Masters in Math Education, 2004, Western Michigan University.
Phone: (517) 629-0361
Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 2002, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
Research Areas: Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence.
Office: Putnam 258
Phone: (517) 629-0128
B.S., 1999, Tsinghua University, Beijing;
M.S., 2002, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing;
Ph.D., 2018, University of New Mexico.
Research Areas: Computer graphics, Physics-based simulation, Traffic flow simulation.
Office: Palenske 220
Phone: (517) 629-0287
Office: 154 Putnam
Phone: (517) 629-0276
Ronald C. Fryxell
B.A., 1960, Augustana College;
M.A., 1962, Ph.D., 1964, Washington State University
Robert A. Messer
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.
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.
Martha R. O'Kennon
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!
John A. Wenzel
B.A., 1963, Carleton College
M.A., 1965, Ph.D., 1969, University of Kansas