Department Chair

Richard J. Forrester

Associate Professor of Mathematics (2002).

Tome Scientific Building Room 235

forrestr@dickinson.edu

(717) 245-1668

Associate Professor of Mathematics (2002).

Tome Scientific Building Room 235

forrestr@dickinson.edu

(717) 245-1668

Department Faculty

Barry A. Tesman

Professor of Mathematics, Theodore & Catherine Mathias Chair in Mathematics (1989).

Tome Scientific Building Room 233

(717) 245-1548 | tesman@dickinson.edu

His recent research is in the application of the theory of meaningfulness in measurement theory to graph colorings, in particular, list and T-colorings.

Professor of Mathematics, Theodore & Catherine Mathias Chair in Mathematics (1989).

Tome Scientific Building Room 233

(717) 245-1548 | tesman@dickinson.edu

*B.S., Colby College, 1981; Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1989.*His recent research is in the application of the theory of meaningfulness in measurement theory to graph colorings, in particular, list and T-colorings.

Lorelei Koss

(on sabbatical 2014-15)

Professor of Mathematics (1998).

koss@dickinson.edu

Her scholarship concentrates on ergodic theory and complex dynamical systems. Her current research focuses on the parametrized dynamics of meromorphic functions.

(on sabbatical 2014-15)

Professor of Mathematics (1998).

koss@dickinson.edu

*B.A., Columbia University, 1989; M.A, 1992; Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 1998.*Her scholarship concentrates on ergodic theory and complex dynamical systems. Her current research focuses on the parametrized dynamics of meromorphic functions.

David S. Richeson

Professor of Mathematics (2000).

Tome Scientific Building Room 237

(717) 245-1744 | richesod@dickinson.edu

His research involves the study of dynamical systems from a topological viewpoint. Recent research topics include the Conley index and bounded homeomorphsims of noncompact spaces. Current projects include itineraries of circle maps and applications of the Euler characteristic.

Professor of Mathematics (2000).

Tome Scientific Building Room 237

(717) 245-1744 | richesod@dickinson.edu

*B.A., Hamilton College, 1993; M.S., Northwestern University, 1994; Ph.D., 1998.*His research involves the study of dynamical systems from a topological viewpoint. Recent research topics include the Conley index and bounded homeomorphsims of noncompact spaces. Current projects include itineraries of circle maps and applications of the Euler characteristic.

Richard J. Forrester

Associate Professor of Mathematics (2002).

Tome Scientific Building Room 235

(717) 245-1668 | forrestr@dickinson.edu

His research is in the field of operations research, with particular interest in discrete optimization. His teaching interests primarily center around applied mathematics, including statistics, operations research, and numerical analysis.

Associate Professor of Mathematics (2002).

Tome Scientific Building Room 235

(717) 245-1668 | forrestr@dickinson.edu

*B.A., Alfred University, 1995; M.S., Clemson University, 1997; Ph.D., 2002.*His research is in the field of operations research, with particular interest in discrete optimization. His teaching interests primarily center around applied mathematics, including statistics, operations research, and numerical analysis.

Jeffrey S. Forrester

Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2006).

Tome Scientific Building Room 243

(717) 245-1410 | forresje@dickinson.edu

Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2006).

Tome Scientific Building Room 243

(717) 245-1410 | forresje@dickinson.edu

*B.A., Alfred University, 1992; M.S., State University of New York at Binghamton, 1996; Ph.D., 2001.*
Jennifer Schaefer

Associate Professor of Mathematics (2008).

Tome Scientific Building Room 236

(717) 245-1402 | schaefje@dickinson.edu

Her scholarship concentration is in the area of representation theory of finite groups and finite dimensional algebras.

Associate Professor of Mathematics (2008).

Tome Scientific Building Room 236

(717) 245-1402 | schaefje@dickinson.edu

*B.S., University of North Dakota, 2003; M.S., University of Iowa, 2004; Ph.D., 2008.*Her scholarship concentration is in the area of representation theory of finite groups and finite dimensional algebras.

Holley Friedlander

Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2014).

Tome Scientific Building Room 246

friedlah@dickinson.edu

Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2014).

Tome Scientific Building Room 246

friedlah@dickinson.edu

*B.A., University of Vermont, 2007; M.S., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2010; Ph.D., 2013.*
Tracy J. McKay

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2012).

Tome Scientific Building Room 240

mckaytr@dickinson.edu

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2012).

Tome Scientific Building Room 240

mckaytr@dickinson.edu

*B.A., Bowdoin College, 2006; Ph.D., Iowa State University, 2012.*