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

Professor of Mathematics (1998).

Tome Scientific Building Romom 241

(717) 245-1334 | koss@dickinson.edu

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

Professor of Mathematics (1998).

Tome Scientific Building Romom 241

(717) 245-1334 | 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

(on sabbatical Spring 2017)

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.

(on sabbatical Spring 2017)

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

Associate Professor of Mathematics (2006).

Tome Scientific Building Room 243

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

Associate 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 research interests include the areas of representation theory of finite groups and finite dimensional algebras, symmetric spaces, and writing in the discipline.

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 research interests include the areas of representation theory of finite groups and finite dimensional algebras, symmetric spaces, and writing in the discipline.

Holley Friedlander

Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2014).

Tome Scientific Bldg. Room 245

(717) 245-1857 | friedlah@dickinson.edu

Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2014).

Tome Scientific Bldg. Room 245

(717) 245-1857 | 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

(717) 245-1048 | mckaytr@dickinson.edu

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2012).

Tome Scientific Building Room 240

(717) 245-1048 | mckaytr@dickinson.edu

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

Visiting Instructor in Mathematics and Computer Science (2016).

Rector Room 2311

bediha@dickinson.edu

Visiting Instructor in Mathematics and Computer Science (2016).

Rector Room 2311

bediha@dickinson.edu

*B.Tech., National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal, Haryana, India, 1998; Diploma in Management, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, 2001; M.A., University of Denver, 2006; M.S., London School of Economics and Political Science, U.K*Adjunct Faculty