Staff

Office: Bear Hall 207
Tonya Taylor [ taylort AT uncw DOT edu ] 962-3217

Part-Time Faculty

Feray Aktas [ aktasf AT uncw DOT edu ] BR
Kimberly Bageant [ bageantk AT uncw DOT edu ] BR
Shana Johnson [ slj7789 AT uncw DOT edu ] BR
Brandy Jones [ jonesb AT uncw DOT edu ] BR
Sara Moore [ moores AT uncw DOT edu ] BR
Elisabeth Peters [ efp2194 AT uncw DOT edu ] BR

Administration

Department ChairMatthew TenHuisen

Matthew TenHuisen [ tenhuisenm AT uncw DOT edu ]

Associate Professor and
   Department Chair
Office: BR 211A
Phone: 962-3694
Personal Web Page
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  • Education
  • Ph.D. Clemson University
  • M.S. Clemson University
  • B.S. Hope College
  • Fields of Interest
  • Multiple Objective Programming
  • Mathematical Programming
  • Operations Research

Undergraduate CoordinatorSusan Simmons

Susan Simmons [ simmonssj AT uncw DOT edu ]

Professor, Assistant Chair and Undergraduate Coordinator
Office: BR 211B
Phone: 962-3296
Personal Web Page
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  • Education
  • Ph.D. Statistics, University of South Carolina
  • M.S. Statistics, West Virginia University
  • B.S. Applied Mathematics, Clarion University of Pennsylvania
  • Fields of Interest
  • Hierarchical Models
  • Bayesian Inference
  • Decision Theory
  • Statistical Computing
  • Statistics Education

Graduate CoordinatorMark Lammers

Mark Lammers [ lammersm AT uncw DOT edu ]

Professor and Graduate Coordinator
Office: BR 201B
Phone: 962-3958
Personal Web Page
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  • Education
  • Ph.D. University of Missouri
  • Fields of Interest
  • Applied and Computational Harmonic Analysis

Mathematics Faculty

LecturerStephen Boul

Stephen D. Boul [ bouls AT uncw DOT edu ]

Lecturer
Office: BR 170
Phone: 962-3290
Personal Web Page
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  • Education
  • M.S. Mathematics, University of Missouri
  • B.A. Mathematics, University of Manchester
  • Fields of Interest

ProfessorJeffrey Brown

Jeffery L. Brown [ brownj AT uncw DOT edu ]

Professor
Office: BR 249
Phone: 962-3290
Personal Web Page
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  • Education
  • Ph.D. Mathematics, University of Georgia
  • Fields of Interest
  • Computer Aided Geometric Design (Curves and Surfaces)
  • Geometry

Associate ProfessorYaw Chang

Yaw Chang [ changy AT uncw DOT edu ]

Associate Professor
Office: BR 217
Phone: 962-3248
Personal Web Page
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  • Education
  • Ph.D. Mathematical Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University
  • M.S.E. Mathematical Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University
  • B.S. Applied Mathematics, National Chiao-Tung Universtiy
  • Fields of Interest
  • Mathematical Programming
  • Operations Research
  • Network Optimization
  • Global Optimization
  • Coding Theory

LecturerElizabeth Creath

Elizabeth Creath [ creathe AT uncw DOT edu ]

Lecturer
Office: BR 170
Phone: 910-962-3823
Personal Web Page
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  • Education
  • MS in Mathematics (UNCW 2011)
  • BS in Mathematics with Secondary Teaching Licensure (Longwood University 2009)
  • Fields of Interest
  • General Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Lie Algebra and Representation Theory

ProfessorWei Feng

Wei Feng [ fengw AT uncw DOT edu ]

Professor
Office: BR 217
Phone: 962-3291
Personal Web Page
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  • Education
  • Ph.D. Applied Math, North Carolina State University
  • B.S. Mathematics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
  • Fields of Interest
  • Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations
  • Reaction-diffusion Systems
  • Mathematical Modeling in Biology and Ecology

Senior LecturerTerry Fleck

Terry Fleck [ fleckt AT uncw DOT edu ]

Senior Lecturer
Office: BR 170
Phone: 962-3304
Personal Web Page
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  • Education
  • M.A.T. in Mathematics UNC Chapel Hill
  • B.S. in Mathematics (with Teacher Certification) UNC Wilmington
  • Fields of Interest
  • General Mathematics
  • Teacher Education

Associate ProfessorMichael Freeze

Michael Freeze [ freezem AT uncw DOT edu ]

Associate Professor
Office: BR 217
Phone: 962-3290
Personal Web Page
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  • Education
  • Ph.D. Mathematics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • B.S. Mathematics, North Carolina State University
  • Fields of Interest
  • Algebraic Number Theory
  • Additive Number Theory
  • Artificial Language
  • Memetics
  • Evolutionary Algorithms
  • Baroque Music

Associate ProfessorDaniel Guo

Daniel X. Guo [ guod AT uncw DOT edu ]

Associate Professor
Office: BR 214
Phone: 962-3671
Personal Web Page
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  • Education
  • Ph.D. Applied Mathematics, Indiana University
  • M.S. Computer Sciences, Indiana University
  • M.A. Mathematics, Wuhan University
  • B.S. Mathematics, Wuhan University
  • Fields of Interest
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Numerical Simulation of Atmosphere and Ocean Circulations
  • High Performance Computation
  • Computer System Administration
  • Computer Networks

Assistant ProfessorKenneth Gurganus

Kenneth R. Gurganus [ gurganus AT uncw DOT edu ]

Assistant Professor
Office: BR 201A
Phone: 962-3297
Personal Web Page
Bear Hall
  • Education
  • Ph.D. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • M.A. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • B.A. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Fields of Interest
  • Functions of a Complex Variable
  • Differential Equations/ Real Functions

LecturerLinda Gurganus

Linda Gurganus [ gurganusl AT uncw DOT edu ]

Lecturer
Office: BR 201A
Phone: 962-3290
Personal Web Page
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  • Education
  • A.B. Kentucky Christian College
  • B.A. University of North Carolina Wilmington
  • M.A. University of North Carolina Wilmington
  • Fields of Interest
  • General Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education

ProfessorRussell Herman

Russell L. Herman [ hermanr AT uncw DOT edu ]

Professor
Office: DL 201
Phone: 962-3722
Personal Web Page
Bear Hall
  • Education
  • Ph.D. Physics, Clarkson University
  • M.S. Mathematics, Clarkson University
  • M.A. Physics, Temple University
  • B.A. Mathematics, Empire State College, SUNY
  • Fields of Interest
  • Nonlinear wave equations
  • Integrable and Near Integrable Systems
  • Dynamical Systems and Chaos
  • General Relativity
  • Geometric Methods for PDE's
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Generalized Transforms (including wavelets)
  • Instructional Technology

Associate ProfessorXiaojie Hou

Xiaojie Hou [ houx AT uncw DOT edu ]

Associate Professor
Office: MO 211
Phone: 962-7757
Personal Web Page
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  • Education
  • Ph.D., Mathematics, The University of Iowa
  • Shandong Normal University, Masters in Mathematics
  • Shandong Normal University, Bachelor in Math, Minor in Education
  • Fields of Interest
  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Reaction Diffusion Equations and Systems
  • Bifurcations and Chaos in ODE and PDE Systems
  • Biomathematics

Associate ProfessorDijana Jakelic

Dijana Jakelic [ jakelicd AT uncw DOT edu ]

Associate Professor
Office: BR 211B
Phone: 962-3290
Personal Web Page
Bear Hall
  • Education
  • Ph.D. Mathematics, Indiana University
  • M.A. Mathematics, Indiana University
  • B.S. Mathematics/Applied Mathematics, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Fields of Interest
  • Representation theory of quantum groups
  • Lie algebras
  • Hecke algebras
  • Combinatorial representation theory

ProfessorJohn Karlof

John K. Karlof [ karlof AT uncw DOT edu ]

Professor
Office: BR 168
Phone: 962-3384
Personal Web Page
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  • Education
  • Ph.D. Mathematics, University of Colorado
  • M.S. Operations Research, SUNY Stonybrook
  • B.A. Mathematics, SUNY Oswego
  • Fields of Interest
  • Coding Theory
  • Integer Programming
  • Job Scheduling Problems

ProfessorXin Lu

Xin Lu [ lux AT uncw DOT edu ]

Professor
Office: BR 214
Phone: 962-3673
Personal Web Page
Bear Hall
  • Education
  • Ph.D. Applied Math, North Carolina State University
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
  • Fields of Interest
  • Partial Differential Equations
  • Numerical Solutions of Partial Differential Equations
  • Numerical Analysis

Associate ProfessorGabriel Lugo

Gabriel G. Lugo [ lugo AT uncw DOT edu ]

Associate Professor
Office: DL 201
Phone: 962-3246
Personal Web Page
Bear Hall
  • Education
  • Ph.D. Mathematical Physics, University of California - Berkeley
  • Fields of Interest
  • Differential Geometry
  • General Relativity
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Instructional Technology
  • Hypermedia

LecturerDaniel McGhan

Daniel McGhan [ mcghand AT uncw DOT edu ]

Lecturer
Office: BR 127
Phone:
Personal Web Page
Bear Hall
  • Education
  • Fields of Interest

Senior LecturerSonia Parker

Sonia Parker [ parkers AT uncw DOT edu ]

Senior Lecturer
Office: BR 170
Phone: 962-7770
Personal Web Page
Bear Hall
  • Education
  • M.S. Mathematics University of North Carolina Wilmington
  • B.S. Mathematics/Minor: Physics Fayetteville State University
  • Fields of Interest
  • Mathematics

Associate ProfessorKenneth Spackman

Kenneth W. Spackman [ spackmank AT uncw DOT edu ]

Associate Professor
Office: BR 215
Phone: 962-3303
Personal Web Page
Bear Hall
  • Education
  • Ph.D. Mathematics, University of Colorado
  • M.A. Mathematics, University of Colorado
  • B.S. Mathematics, Penn State University
  • Fields of Interest
  • Number Theory and its Applications
  • Equations Over Finite Fields
  • Algebraic Coding Theory

Mathematics Education Faculty

Associate ProfessorGinger Rhodes

Ginger Rhodes [ rhodesg AT uncw DOT edu ]

Associate Professor
Office: BR 249
Phone: 962-7756
Personal Web Page
Bear Hall
  • Education
  • Ph.D. Mathematics Education, University of Georgia
  • M.A.Ed. Mathematics Education, East Carolina University
  • B.S. Mathematics Education, North Carolina State University
  • Fields of Interest
  • Mathematics Education
  • Professional Development
  • Teacher Content Knowledge
  • Teacher Decisions and Instructional Practices

Associate ProfessorKelli Slaten

Kelli Slaten [ slatenk AT uncw DOT edu ]

Associate Professor
Office: BR 212
Phone: 962-3290
Personal Web Page
Bear Hall
  • Education
  • Ph.D. Mathematics Education, North Carolina State University
  • Graduate Study in Mathematics, Louisiana State University
  • B.S. Recording Industry, Middle Tennessee State University
  • Fields of Interest
  • Mathematics Education
  • Preservice Teacher Education
  • Effective Teaching
  • Student Achievement

Associate ProfessorAllison Toney

Allison F. Toney [ toneyaf AT uncw DOT edu ]

Associate Professor
Office: BR 212
Phone: 962-3290
Personal Web Page
Bear Hall
  • Education
  • Ph.D. Educational Mathematics, University of Northern Colorado
  • M.A. Mathematics, Indiana University-Bloomington
  • B.A. Mathematics and Music, Salem College
  • Fields of Interest
  • Mathematics Education
  • Graduate School Related Experiences in Math and Math Education
  • Autoethnography
  • Educational Ethnography

Statistics Faculty

Associate ProfessorJames Blum

James E. Blum [ blumj AT uncw DOT edu ]

Associate Professor
Office: BR 201B
Phone: 962-3290
Personal Web Page
Bear Hall
  • Education
  • Ph.D. Statistics, Oklahoma State University
  • M.S. Applied Mathematics, Oklahoma State University
  • A. B. Ed. Mathematics, The University of Michigan
  • Fields of Interest
  • Sigma-Delta Quantization
  • Changepoint Analysis
  • Non-parametric Regression
  • Statistical Computing

LecturerJames Byrd

James Byrd [ byrdj AT uncw DOT edu ]

Lecturer
Office: BR 170
Phone: 962-2934
Personal Web Page
Bear Hall
  • Education
  • Fields of Interest

Assistant ProfessorCuixian Chen

Cuixian Chen [ chenc AT uncw DOT edu ]

Assistant Professor
Office: BR 210
Phone: 962-3686
Personal Web Page
Bear Hall
  • Education
  • Ph.D. Statistics, SUNY-Binghamton
  • M.A. Statistics, SUNY-Binghamton
  • M.S. Statistics and Probability, Zhongshan University, China
  • B.A. Statistics and Probability, Zhongshan University, China
  • Fields of Interest
  • Statistical Learning
  • Biometrics
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Biostatistics (Survival Analysis)

ProfessorDargan Frierson

Dargan Frierson [ frierson AT uncw DOT edu ]

Professor
Office: BR 215
Phone: 962-3290
Personal Web Page
Bear Hall
  • Education
  • Ph.D. University of Arizona
  • M.A. University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • B.A. University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Fields of Interest
  • Sequential Analysis
  • Nonparametric Statistics
  • Data Analysis
  • Statistics Education

ProfessorSubramanyam Kasala

Subramanyam Kasala [ kasalas AT uncw DOT edu ]

Professor
Office: BR 166
Phone: 962-3079
Personal Web Page
Bear Hall
  • Education
  • Ph.D. Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, India
  • M.Sc. S.V. University, Tirupati, India
  • B.Sc. S.V. University, Tirupati, India
  • Fields of Interest
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Time Series
  • Inference

LecturerXiaosong Li

Xiaosong Li [ lixi AT uncw DOT edu ]

Lecturer
Office: BR 170
Phone: 962-2891
Personal Web Page
Bear Hall
  • Education
  • Fields of Interest

Associate ProfessorYishi Wang

Yishi Wang [ wangy AT uncw DOT edu ]

Associate Professor
Office: BR 210
Phone: 962-3292
Personal Web Page
Bear Hall
  • Education
  • Ph.D. State University of New York at Binghamton
  • M.S. Zhongshan University
  • B.S. University of Science and Technology Beijing
  • Fields of Interest
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Survival Analysis
  • Generalized Linear Models
  • Statistical Computation

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