Expand AU Menu

PSM | Faculty

 

U. Tuncay Alparslan

U. Tuncay Alparslan

,

Assistant Professor

After getting his PhD from Cornell University in 2006, Tuncay Alparslan served as an Assistant Professor at University of Nevada, Reno until he joined the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at AU in 2009. His primary research interests are in p... [More]

Send email Send email

202-885-3686
CAS - Math & Statistics


David Carlini

David Carlini

,

Associate Professor

I am broadly interested in molecular evolution and empirical population genetics. The main research focus of my lab is on the functional significance of genetic variation in protein-coding genes. We are particularly interested in synonymous variation... [More]

Send email Send email

202-885-2184
CAS - Biology


Albert Cheh

Albert Cheh

,

Department Chair, Environmental Science

Albert Cheh received a BA in Chemistry from Columbia and a PhD in Biochemistry from UC Berkeley. His research focuses on the biochemistry of enzymatic digestion of biomass to produce cellulosic ethanol biofuel. He recently supervised two NIH postdocs... [More]

Send email Send email

202-885-1772
CAS - Environmental Science


Victoria Connaughton

Victoria Connaughton

,

Associate Professor

Dr. Connaughton’s research interests encompass the disciplines of developmental biology (nervous system development) and neurobiology. Specifically, she is interested in examining the relation between visually-guided behaviors in larval teleosts and ... [More]

Send email Send email

202-885-2188


David Culver

David Culver

,

Professor

David C. Culver did his undergraduate work at Grinnell College and his PhD at Yale University.The author or editor of five books and over 100 articles, he has studied many aspects of the biology of subterranean animals, especially cave animals.His fi... [More]

Send email Send email

202-885-2180
CAS - Environmental Science


James Girard

James Girard

,

Department Chair, Chemistry

Dr. James Girard teaches analytical, environmental and forensic chemistry, as well as chemistry for non-science majors. He is the author of a textbook for environmental and chemistry students, Principles of Environmental Chemistry. He is also the aut... [More]

Send email Send email

202-885-1791
CAS - Chemistry


Mary Gray

Mary Gray

,

Professor

A statistician and lawyer, Professor Gray’s areas of research include applications of statistics to human rights, economic equity, legal issues, and education. She is the founder of the Association for Women in Mathematics, a fellow of the American S... [More]

Send email Send email

202-885-3171
CAS - Math & Statistics


Michael Gray

Michael Gray

,

Associate Professor Emeritus

Prof. Gray received his PhD in Physics from Pennsylvania State University in 1968, after which he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto in 1968-1969. In 1969-1972, he was an Assistant Professor of Physics at the Oregon Graduate Cente... [More]

Send email Send email

202-885-1430


Monica Jackson

Monica Jackson

,

Associate Professor

Monica Christine Jackson was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. She obtained a B.S. and M.S. degree in mathematics from Clark Atlanta University. She completed a PhD in applied mathematics and computational science from University of Maryland.... [More]

Send email Send email

202-885-1509
CAS - Math & Statistics


Robert Jernigan

Robert Jernigan

,

Professor

Robert W. Jernigan holds a Ph.D. from the University of South Florida and is a Professor of Statistics at AU. He was formerly Senior Statistician, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Statistical Policy Branch and Visiting Researcher at the Smithson... [More]

Send email Send email

202-885-3170
CAS - Math & Statistics


Kiho Kim

Kiho Kim

,

Associate Professor

Dr. Kim is a marine ecologist specializing in tropical coral reefs. His research focuses on understanding the role of diseases in marine ecosystems and the synergistic effects of environmental factors, such as nutrient pollution and climate change, i... [More]

Send email Send email

202-885-2181
CAS - Environmental Science


Monika Konaklieva

Monika Konaklieva

,

Associate Professor

Dr. Konaklieva’s research is in the area of exploring different approaches for delaying of microbial resistance. Current projects include computer-aided design and synthesis of novel beta-lactams as well as development of synthetic methodology for pr... [More]

Send email Send email

202-885-1777
CAS - Chemistry


Jun Lu

Jun Lu

,

Associate Professor

Jun Lu got his Bachelor's degree in statistics from East China Normal University in Shanghai, China, his hometown. he then went to University of Missouri-Columbia, from where he received his Ph.D. in 2004. Since then, he has been a faculty member at ... [More]

Send email Send email

202-885-3042
CAS - Math & Statistics


Stephen MacAvoy

Stephen MacAvoy

,

Assistant Professor

Working in biogeochemistry and ecology, Stephen E. MacAvoy has been particularly interested in areas where marine and freshwater systems interface such as those that appear in tidal aquatic environments. He studies how nutrients flow through and are ... [More]

Send email Send email

202-885-3003
CAS - Environmental Science


Elizabeth Malloy

Elizabeth Malloy

,

Associate Professor

Professor Malloy received her PhD in Statistics from the University of New Mexico and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Biostatistics at the Harvard School of Public Health. Her research interests include functional data analysis, biostatistics,... [More]

Send email Send email

202-885-3614
CAS - Math & Statistics


Inga Maslova

Inga Maslova

,

Assistant Professor

Inga Maslova received her BS in Mathematical Statistics from Vilnius University, Lithuania. She got her MS and PhD in Statistics from Utah State University. She joined the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at American University in 2009. Her p... [More]

Send email Send email

202-885-3132
CAS - Math & Statistics


John Nolan

John Nolan

,

Professor

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 s... [More]

Send email Send email

202-885-3140
CAS - Math & Statistics


Catherine Schaeff

Catherine Schaeff

,

Associate Professor

Dr. Schaeff's main research interests are conservation biology, molecular ecology and behavior. She uses molecular DNA techniques in conjunction with behavioral data to investigate gene flow patterns within and between populations (e.g., right whales... [More]

Send email Send email

202-885-2175
CAS - Biology


Christopher Tudge

Christopher Tudge

,

Associate Professor

Dr. Tudge is primarily a reproductive biologist with particular interests in the reproductive biology of invertebrates. His research focuses on the reproductive cells and associated structures, evolutionary mechanisms, and reproductive behaviors of m... [More]

Send email Send email

202-885-2033
CAS - Biology


Kathryn Walters-Conte

Kathryn Walters-Conte

,

Professorial Lecturer

Dr. Walters research is focused on the molecular evolution of mammalian transposable elements. Using molecular and computational biology approaches, Kathryn surveys, describes, and has developed models of proliferation for short interspersed elements... [More]

Send email Send email


CAS - Biology