Research Areas of Tenure-Track & Tenured Faculty


  • Kelly McKinnie, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin (finite dimensional division algebras, the Brauer group, valuation theory and algebraic geometry)
  • Nikolaus Vonessen, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (noncommutative rings and invariant theory, division algebras)


  • Jennifer Brooks, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin (several complex variables, harmonic analysis)
  • Elizabeth Gillaspy Ph.D., Dartmouth College (noncommutative geometry, C*-algebras)
  • Greg St. George, Ph.D., University of Montana (functional analysis)
  • Karel Stroethoff, Ph.D., Michigan State University (complex and functional analysis, operator theory)

Applied Mathematics

  • John Bardsley, Ph.D., Montana State University (applied mathematics, numerical analysis)
  • Leonid Kalachev, Ph.D., Moscow State University (applied mathematics, asymptotic methods, mathematical biology)
  • Emily Stone, Ph.D., Cornell University (dynamical systems, applied mathematics)

Combinatorics and Optimization

  • Mark Kayll, Ph.D., Rutgers University (discrete mathematics)
  • Jenny McNulty, Ph.D., University of North Carolina (matroid theory, combinatorics)
  • Cory Palmer, Ph.D., Central European University

Mathematics Education

  • Fredrick Peck, Ph.D., University of Colorado (c&i, mathematics education)
  • Matt Roscoe, Ph.D., University of Montana (mathematics education)
  • Bharath Sriraman, Ph.D., Northern Illinois University (learning sciences, innovation/talent development, philosophy of mathematics and mathematics education, history and philosophy of science, theory of knowledge, Central/Southwest Asian studies, mathematics education)
  • Ke Wu, Ph.D., University of Minnesota (mathematics education)


  • Jonathan Graham, Ph.D., North Carolina State University (applied statistics, spatial statistics)
  • David Patterson, Ph.D., University of Iowa (applied statistics)
  • Ekaterina Smirnova, Ph.D., University of Texas (high dimensional data analysis, nonparametric statistics, signal processing and functional data modeling)
  • Brian Steele, Ph.D., University of Montana (data science, statistical learning)


  • Eric Chesebro, Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin (geometric topology)