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Lorelei Koss

Professor of Mathematics (1998)

Contact Information

Tome Scientific Building Room 241


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


  • B.A., Columbia University, 1989
  • M.A, 1992
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 1998

2021-2022 Academic Year

Fall 2021

MATH 271 Differential Equations
Elementary methods of solutions of selected types of differential equations; solutions of systems of linear differential equations with constant coefficients; and a brief introduction to numerical methods and nonlinear systems. Includes a strong emphasis on applications. Prerequisite: 171 and 270. Offered in odd numbered fall semesters.

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.

MATH 550 Independent Research