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  1. Jeffrey Adler, Professor

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    Jeffrey Adler conducts research mainly in harmonic analysis and representation theory (which can be thought of as the study of symmetry from a formal point of view), and also occasionally supervises undergraduate research projects in other areas. Amo… More

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    (202) 885-3361

  2. Michael Baron, Professor

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    Dr. Michael Baron is Professor at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. He came to AU in 2014, after 19 years at the University of Texas at Dallas. Supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the National Security Agency, the Ac… More

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    (202) 885-3130

  3. Maria Barouti, Professorial Lecturer

  4. Laura Bernhofen, Professorial Lecturer

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    (202) 885-6806

  5. Sean Carver, Professorial Lecturer

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    (202) 885-6629

  6. Stephen Casey, Professor

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    Professor Stephen D. Casey is a founding member of the Editorial Board for Sampling Theory in Signal and Image Processing. His research is in complex and harmonic analysis with applications to signal processing. He has published nearly fifty articles… More

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    (202) 885-3126

  7. Julia Chifman, Assistant Professor

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    (202) 885-3686

  8. Rory Conboye, Professorial Lecturer

  9. Olga Cordero-Brana, Professorial Lecturer

  10. Kristina Crona, Assistant Professor

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    Dr. Crona's research area is mathematical evolutionary biology, with focus on adaptation. An important application is antimicrobial drug resistance, where the goal is to predict, prevent and manage drug resistance problems. Discrete mathematics, incl… More

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    (202) 885-3182

  11. James Dickens, Professorial Lecturer

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  12. Donna Dietz, Professorial Lecturer

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    Dr. Dietz completed her Master's degree at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and her PhD at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in upstate New York. She has taught Mathematics and Computer Science in numerous collegiate institutions, including her … More

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    (202) 885-6804

  13. Kevin Duke, Professorial Lecturer

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    (202) 885-3142

  14. Artur Elezi, Associate Professor

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    Prior to coming to AU in 2002, Dr Elezi held postdoctoral positions at Stanford University and Brigham Young University. His research interests are in string theory/high energy physics and more recently in coding theory and cryptography. Currently he… More

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    (202) 885-3119

  15. Mary Gray, Professor

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    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

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    (202) 885-3171

  16. Jeffrey Hakim, Professor

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    Jeffrey Hakim’s research primarily lies within the broad mathematical areas of representation theory and harmonic analysis. Most recently, he has focused on supercuspidal representations and symmetric spaces over p-adic fields. His papers have also i… More

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    (202) 885-3131

  17. Jane Hartsfield, Assistant Professor

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    After a highly successful career in the technology industry, Jane Hartsfield earned her PhD at Rice University in applied mathematics.  Her research focuses on computational neuroscience and models calcium signaling in nerve cells.  She is particular… More

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    (202) 885-3686

  18. Monica Jackson, Associate Professor

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    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

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    (202) 885-1509

  19. Behzad Jalali, Director M/S Educational Services

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    (202) 885-3154

  20. Robert Jernigan, Professor

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    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

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    (202) 885-3170

  21. Dan Kalman, Professor

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    Please see www.dankalman.net/AUhome for more info, including office hours and current classes.

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    (202) 885-3122

  22. Alexandra Kapatou, Professorial Lecturer

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    Alexandra Kapatou grew up in the sunny, Mediterranean country of Greece. Her studies in Greece included mathematics, architectural and freehand drawing, and geology. After arriving in the US, and after some graduate studies in geosciences and geostat… More

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    (202) 885-6471

  23. Michael Keynes

    Graduate Studies, Office of

    After obtaining a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Washington studying representation of real reductive Lie groups, Dr. Keynes was an NSF postdoctoral fellow at UC Berkeley studying mathematics education. He served as the Director of Undergr… More

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    (202) 885-3151

  24. Adam Knapp, Professorial Lecturer

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  25. Joshua Lansky, Department Chair, Mathematics and Statistics

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    Dr. Lansky attended Brown University as an undergraduate. He graduated magna cum laude with Honors in 1993 with an ScB degree in mathematics and physics. He did his graduate study at Harvard University, receiving an AM in 1995 and a PhD in 1998. He h… More

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    (202) 885-3687

  26. Michael Limarzi, Professorial Lecturer

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    Mike Limarzi earned his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University in 2011 focusing in algebraic number theory. He received his bachelor's degree from Georgetown University, spending a semester abroad in Florence, Italy. He has taught a variety of mathemati… More

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    (202) 885-3146

  27. Jun Lu, Associate Professor

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    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

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    (202) 885-3042

  28. Elizabeth Malloy, Associate Professor

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    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

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    (202) 885-3614

  29. Michele Mazzocchetti, Administrative Assistant

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    (202) 885-3124

  30. Jaime Miller, Professorial Lecturer

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    (202) 885-3685

  31. Linda Miller-Greene, Administrative Coordinator

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    (202) 885-3137

  32. Ronald Mitchell, Administrator in Residence

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  33. John Nolan, Professor

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    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

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    (202) 885-3140

  34. Philip Okoth, Instructor

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    Instructor Okoth earned a MS in Statistics from the university of Wyoming. As a graduate student, he conducted research in the statistical analysis of bird populations in New Zealand as well as helping undergraduate students experiencing difficulties… More

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    (202) 885-3129

  35. Maria Pospieszalska, Director, Professional Science Masters in Biostatistics

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    Prior to joining AU, Dr. Maria K. Pospieszalska held research scientist positions at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Virginia, the Department of Biomedical Engineering and Cardiovascular Research Center, University … More

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    (202) 885-6472

  36. Michael Robinson, Assistant Professor

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    I have worked on projects involving radio propagation and network planning, bistatic radar processing, and advanced radar simulation. For my dissertation, I developed topological methods for studying the dynamics of parabolic equations. My more recen… More

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    (202) 885-3681

  37. Hamid Semiyari, Professorial Lecturer

  38. Virginia Stallings, Associate Professor

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    Lyn Stallings is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics at American University. She served as Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies from 2011 to 2016. In her role as Vice Provost, she launched new honors and scholars programs and le… More

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    (202) 885-3166

  39. Hugo Van Dyke, Instructor

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  40. Kenneth Ward, Professorial Lecturer

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    Dr. Ward joined the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at AU in 2015. His current research interests lie in number theory and arithmetic geometry: broadly, questions relating to finite fields and their applications. Prior to joining the Departm… More

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    (202) 885-3116