Tenured Faculty

Tenured Faculty

Tenured Faculty

Department Heads and Chairs | Doctoral Graduates

Current Department of Tenured Faculty, if not Mathematics, is in parentheses after name

Name

Years

Specialization

Terminal Degree

John P. Everett

1914-1945

Statistics, Undergraduate Mathematics

Ph.D., Columbia University

Harold Blair

1915-1951

Undergraduate Mathematics

M.A., University of Michigan

William H. Cain

1920-1955

Mathematics Education

M.A., Columbia University

Hugh M. Ackley

1921-1946

Undergraduate Mathematics

M.A., University of Chicago

Grover Bartoo

1922-1945

Mathematics Education

M.A., University of Michigan

Pearl L. Ford

1925-1956

Mathematics Education

M.A., University of Michigan

Clarence W. Hackney

1936-1973

Mathematics Education

M.A., University of Michigan

Charles Butler

1939-1965

Mathematics Education

Ph.D., University of Missouri

William Halnon

1944-1951

Undergraduate Mathematics

Ph.D., Indiana University

Fred A. Beeler

1946-1968

Statistics

Ph.D., University of Michigan

J. Kimbark Peterson

1946-1973

Geometry

M.A., Harvard University

Herbert H. Hannon

1947-1976

Mathematics Education

Ed.D., N Colorado University

Conway Sams

1947-1955

Statistics

M.A., University of Michigan

Jack R. Meagher

1949-1983

Undergraduate Mathematics

M.A., University of Michigan

James H. Powell

1955-1988

Statistics

Ph.D., Michigan State University

Joseph C. McCully

1956-1987

Analysis

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Robert C. Seber

1956-1979

Mathematics Education

Ph.D., University of Iowa

Gertrude I. Wolinski

1956-1966

Undergraduate Mathematics

M.Ph., University of Warsaw

Stanislaus Leja

1957-1975

Analysis, Measure Theory

Ph.D., Cornell University

Yousef Alavi

1958-1997

Applied Math, Graph Theory

Ph.D., Michigan State University

Robert E. Sechler

1959-1991

Undergraduate Mathematics

M.S., Michigan State University

John E. Vollmer

1960-1966

Topology

Ph.D., Wayne State University

James Riley

1960-1998

Mathematics Education

Ph.D., Michigan State University

John W. Petro

1961-2000

Commutative Algebra

Ph.D., University of Iowa

Eric A. Schreiner

1963-1991

Algebra, Lattice Theory

Ph.D., Wayne State University

Walter Turner

1963-1995

Special Functions

Ph.D., Michigan State University

Gary Chartrand

1964 -

Graph Theory

Ph.D., Michigan State University

Philip P. Hsieh

1964-2000

Differential Equations

Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Don R. Lick

1965-1985

Analysis, Graph Theory

Ph.D., Michigan State University

Anthony A. Gioia

1966-1996

Number Theory

Ph.D., University of Missouri

Kung-Wei Yang

1966-1999

Algebra, Functional Analysis

Ph.D., Indiana University

A. Bruce Clarke

1967-1991

Statistics

Ph.D., Brown University

Shashi F. Kapoor

1967-1997

Graph Theory and Topology

Ph.D., Michigan State University

Gerald Sievers
 (Statistics Dept.)

1967-*

Statistics

Ph.D., University of Iowa

Arthur W.J. Stoddart

1967-1996

OptimizationTheory

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Michael Stoline
 (Statistics Dept.)

1967-*

Statistics

Ph.D., University of Iowa

Robert L. Blefko

1968-1997

Topological Algebra

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State Univ

Donald L. Goldsmith

1968-1992

Number Theory, Graph Theory

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Paul J. Eenigenburg

1969-*

Complex Analysis

Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Arthur T. White

1969-*

Topological Graph Theory

Ph.D., Michigan State University

Joseph T. Buckley

1970-2000

Algebra, Group Theory

Ph.D., Indiana University

Robert A. Laing

1970-2003

Mathematics Education

Ph.D., Ohio State University

J. Donald Nelson (Computer Science Dept.)

1970-*

Complex Analysis, Computer Science

Ph.D., University of Kentucky

Alden H. Wright

1970-1983

Topology, Computer Science

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Lawrence Fialko

1973-1982

Operator Theory

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Christian R. Hirsch

1973-*

Mathematics Education

Ph.D., University of Iowa

Ruth Ann Meyer

1976-1999

Mathematics Education

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Linda Lesniak

1978-1985

Graph Theory

Ph.D., Western Michigan University

Joseph W. McKean  (Statistics Dept.)

1978-*

Statistics

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

Dwayne E. Channell

1979-*

Mathematics Education

Ph.D., Ohio State University

Dennis D. Pence

1984-*

Approximation Theory

Ph.D., Purdue University

Allen J. Schwenk

1985-*

Graph Theory

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Jay S. Treiman

1985-*

Optimization Theory

Ph.D., University of Washington

Daniel P. Mihalko  (Statistics Dept.)

1986-*

Statistics

Ph.D., Purdue University

Christine Browning

1988-*

Mathematics Education

Ph.D., Ohio State University

Clifton E. Ealy

1989-*

Algebra, Group Theory

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Joshua Naranjo  (Statistics Dept.)

1989- *

Statistics

Ph.D., Penn State University

Jung-Chao Wang  (Statistics Dept.)

1989-*

Statistics

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

John R. Martino

1993-*

Algebraic Topology

Ph.D., Northwestern University

Niloufer Mackey

1994-*

Numerical Matrix Analysis

Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo

Laura Van Zoest

1994-*

Mathematics Education

Ph.D., Illinois State University

Qiji Zhu

1994-*

Optimization Theory

Ph.D., Northeastern University

Michael Slack

1995-2001

Algebraic Topology

Ph.D., UCSD

Ping Zhang

1996-*

Graph Theory

Ph.D., Michigan State University

Theresa J. Grant

1996-*

Mathematics Education

Ph.D., University of Delaware

Srdjan Petrovic

1996-*

Operator Theory

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Kate Kline

1997-*

Mathematics Education

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Yuri Ledyaev

1997-*

Nonsmooth Analysis

Ph.D., Moscow Institute

Michael Raines

1997-2006

Graph Theory/ Combinatorial Design Theory

Ph.D., Auburn University

Radu Teodorescu

1997-*

Operator Theory

Ph.D., Bucharest

Steven Ziebarth

1997-*

Mathematics Education/Evaluation

Ph.D., University of Iowa

Tabitha Mingus

1998-*

Mathematics Education

Ph.D., University of Northern Colorado

Terrell Hodge

1999 -*

Algebra/Group Theory

Ph.D., University of Virginia

Annagret Paul

1999-*

Algebra/Group Theory

Ph.D., University of Maryland

Jay A. Wood 

2000-*

Algebraic Coding Theory

Ph.D., UC Berkeley

Ok-Kyeong Kim

2002-*

Mathematics Education, Elementary

Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia

Jane-Jane Lo

2002-*

Mathematics Education, Elementary

Ph.D., Florida State University

Jeff Strom

2002-*

Algebraic Topology

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

David Richter

2004-*

Mathematical Physics, Geometry

Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Melinda Koelling

2004-*

Computational Neuroscience

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Lixin Shen

2004-2006

Wavelet Analysis

Ph.D., Zhongshan

Jon Davis

2004-*

Mathematics Education

Ph.D., University of Minnesota

 

 

 


 

 

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