Josh Ducey Office: 339 Roop Hall Phone: 540-568-5100 Email: duceyje at jmu dot edu |

Teaching:

- Math 199: Algebra/Precalculus Gateway
- Math 205: Introductory Calculus I
- Math 434:
Advanced Linear Algebra

Research:

I do research in algebraic combinatorics. Generally I am interested in using techniques from group representation theory to compute numerical invariants of interesting and beautiful combinatorial structures. For more information, see my papers.

Undergraduate Research Projects:

Here you can read about research projects I have done with undergraduates.

Recent Talks:

- MAA MD-DC-VA Section Meeting, Roanoke University April 2015 pdf
- AMS Western Sectional Meeting, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, April 2015 pdf
- Colloquium talk given at Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, James Madison University, September 24 2012 pdf
- Algebraic Combinatorics: In Memory of Bob Liebler, at Colorado State University, November 5 2011 pdf
- Colloquium talk given at Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, James Madison University, March 14 2011 pdf
- Given at conference on Designs, Codes, and Geometries at University of Delaware, March 30 2010 pdf

Personal:

I own a couple of telescopes.

Before I gave my life to mathematics, I had a short stint as a dock builder.

Some Good Links:

Wikipedia's great math section

mathworld

MathOverflow -- a cool site where mathematicians can ask and answer questions

Wolfram Alpha -- a "computational knowledge engine"

ScienceNews -- they (used to) have a weekly math article

guide to math in movies

a guide for teaching mathematics

finite simple group (of order two)

opinions of Doron Zeilberger

Terence Tao's blog

xkcd

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