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## Mathematics and Statistics Faculty

Robert L. Benedetto

Interests: Number Theory, Arithmetic Dynamics, Non-archimedean Dynamics, Berkovich spaces

*Professor of Mathematics*Interests: Number Theory, Arithmetic Dynamics, Non-archimedean Dynamics, Berkovich spaces

Gregory S. Call

Interests: Number theory; especially arithmetic geometry, arithmetic dynamics, elliptic curves and cryptography; and applications of mathematics to the social sciences including voting and game theory.

*Senior Advisor to the President; Peter R. Pouncey Professor of Mathematics*Interests: Number theory; especially arithmetic geometry, arithmetic dynamics, elliptic curves and cryptography; and applications of mathematics to the social sciences including voting and game theory.

Michael C. Ching

Interests: Algebraic topology and homotopy theory, especially Goodwillie calculus and operads

*Assistant Professor of Mathematics*Interests: Algebraic topology and homotopy theory, especially Goodwillie calculus and operads

David A. Cox

Interests: My research interests include Algebraic Geometry, Commutative Algebra, Geometric Modeling, Number Theory, and the History of Mathematics.

*William J. Walker Professor of Mathematics; Chair of Mathematics and Statistics*Interests: My research interests include Algebraic Geometry, Commutative Algebra, Geometric Modeling, Number Theory, and the History of Mathematics.

Jennie D'Ambroise

Interests: My research focuses on numerical and exact methods for nonlinear partial differential and difference equations. I am particularly interested in applications to mathematical physics including general relativity, quantum mechanics, and optics. These are great topics to discuss with students and I regard teaching as integral to achieving the right balance in my work.

*Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics*Interests: My research focuses on numerical and exact methods for nonlinear partial differential and difference equations. I am particularly interested in applications to mathematical physics including general relativity, quantum mechanics, and optics. These are great topics to discuss with students and I regard teaching as integral to achieving the right balance in my work.

Harris B. Daniels

Interests: Algebraic number theory and arithmetic geometry, in particular elliptic and modular curves.

*Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics*Interests: Algebraic number theory and arithmetic geometry, in particular elliptic and modular curves.

Jacqueline M. Dresch

Interests: Mathematical Biology, Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Analysis, Sensitivity Analysis, Parameter Estimation, Bioinformatics, Image Processing

*Assistant Professor of Mathematics*Interests: Mathematical Biology, Mathematical Modeling, Numerical Analysis, Sensitivity Analysis, Parameter Estimation, Bioinformatics, Image Processing

Amanda L. Folsom

Interests: Analytic and Algebraic Number Theory, Modular Forms, Maass Forms, Mock Theta Functions, Combinatorics, q-series, Jacobi forms, Modular units.

*Associate Professor of Mathematics*Interests: Analytic and Algebraic Number Theory, Modular Forms, Maass Forms, Mock Theta Functions, Combinatorics, q-series, Jacobi forms, Modular units.

Nicholas J. Horton

Interests: Statistics, Biostatistics, Psychiatric Epidemiology, Mathematical Sciences, Statistical Computing, Statistical Education, Missing Data Methods, Juggling

*Professor of Statistics (On Leave 1/1/2015 - 6/30/2015)*Interests: Statistics, Biostatistics, Psychiatric Epidemiology, Mathematical Sciences, Statistical Computing, Statistical Education, Missing Data Methods, Juggling

Tanya L. Leise

Interests: My research focuses on analysis of biological oscillators like the mammalian circadian clock, including relevant mathematical areas in differential equations and dynamical systems, as well as time-frequency analysis involving Fourier and wavelet transforms. I have also co-authored a variety of expository articles aimed at introducing undergraduates to cutting edge applied math research.

*Associate Professor of Mathematics (On Leave 1/1/2015 - 6/30/2015)*Interests: My research focuses on analysis of biological oscillators like the mammalian circadian clock, including relevant mathematical areas in differential equations and dynamical systems, as well as time-frequency analysis involving Fourier and wavelet transforms. I have also co-authored a variety of expository articles aimed at introducing undergraduates to cutting edge applied math research.

Daniel J. Velleman

Interests: Logic, set theory, philosophy of mathematics

*Julian H. Gibbs '46 Professor of Mathematics*Interests: Logic, set theory, philosophy of mathematics

Amy S. Wagaman

Interests: Nonparametric Statistics, Clustering and Classification, Dimension Reduction and Estimation, Graph Theory

*Assistant Professor of Statistics*Interests: Nonparametric Statistics, Clustering and Classification, Dimension Reduction and Estimation, Graph Theory

Xiaofei S. Wang

Interests: Bayesian statistics, statistical computing, data mining

*Lecturer in Statistics*Interests: Bayesian statistics, statistical computing, data mining

## Contributing Faculty

Michael E. Hood

Interests: Evolutionary Genomics, Disease Ecology, Speciation and Hybridization, Plants and Fungi.

*Associate Professor of Biology; Chair of Biology*Interests: Evolutionary Genomics, Disease Ecology, Speciation and Hybridization, Plants and Fungi.