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Faculty Profile

Lorelei Koss

Professor of Mathematics (1998)

Contact Information

koss@dickinson.edu

Tome Scientific Building Room 241
717.245.1334
http://users.dickinson.edu/~koss/

Bio

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

Education

  • 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