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John Nolan

Department of Mathematics and Statistics

  • Prof. Nolan has taught at the University of Zambia (in Africa), and Kenyon College (in Ohio), and worked in a software company before coming to American University. His main research interests are in probability theory, with a focus on heavy tailed stable distributions. He is also interested in problems in finance, engineering, and genetics. He is a co-PI in the Math for America DC program, a program to train skilled mathematics teachers for the DC public schools. While not doing math, he enjoys outdoor activities, reading and acoustic music.
  • Degrees

    PhD, Mathematics, University of Virginia
  • Languages Spoken:

    Some German

  • CAS - Math & Statistics
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