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Jeffrey Forrester

Associate Professor of Mathematics and Data Analytics (2006)

Contact Information

on sabbatical Fall 2023

Tome Scientific Building Room 243


His research interests are in statistics and mathematical biology.


  • B.A., Alfred University, 1992
  • M.S., State University of New York at Binghamton, 1996
  • Ph.D., 2001

2022-2023 Academic Year

Fall 2022

MATH 171 Multivariable Calculus
Multivariable calculus including parametric and polar equations, vectors, three-dimensional analytic geometry, vector-valued functions, functions of several variables, partial derivatives, and multiple integrals. Additional topics if time permits.Three hours of classroom and one and a half hour of lab per week. Prerequisite: 170 or departmental placement. Offered every semester.

MATH 361 Real Analysis
A theoretical development of the basic ideas and concepts of real analysis. Topics include a study of real numbers, sequences, limits and continuity, differentiation and integration. Optional topics include infinite series, sequences and series of functions, and an introduction to point-set topology.Prerequisite: 171, 262 and 270. Offered every fall.

Spring 2023

MATH 270 Integration & Infinite Series
The study of methods of integration, applications of the integral, elementary differential equations, and infinite sequences and series.Prerequisite: 171 or departmental placement. Offered every spring.

MATH 325 Probability and Statistics II
A continuation of Introduction to Probability and Statistics I. Topics include additional discrete and continuous distributions, conditional distributions, additional hypothesis tests, simple linear regression and correlation, multiple linear regression, analysis of variance, and goodness of fit tests. Special topics may include nonparametric tests, nonlinear regression, and time series analysis.Prerequisites: 171 and 225. Offered every spring.

MATH 500 Independent Study