Bio & Miscellanea
Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics
305 Roop Hall, MSC 1911
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA, 22807
office: Roop 323
Fall 2014 Schedule
Recent and current activities:
Teaching in Fall '14
Nature of Mathematics
Foundations of Geometry
/ Research with Undergraduates
Recent and Upcoming Talks
MAA Sectional Meeting at Bowie State: Math for Liberal Arts and the Calculus Pump. November 2014.
Colloquium at Longwood: Divisibility Tests Unified. September 4 2014.
Colloquium at JMU: Divisibility Tests Unified. September 1 2014.
MAA Mathfest at Portland, OR: Divisibility Tests Unified. August 2014.
MAA Sectional Meeting at JMU:
Divisibility Tests Unified
. April 2014.
AMS Special Session in Tennessee:
Geometric and Algebraic Combinatorics
, March 2014. (
2014 AMS-MAA Joint Meetings in Baltimore:
MAA session on Alternative Assessment Techniques
, January 2014.
Logic and Reasoning Institute
The Logic and Comforts of Euclid's Elements
Slides from Talk
MAA Sectional Meeting at Longwood: Euclid for Thespians. November 2013.
CURM Research Mini-Grant
for research in 2013-14 with three students on integer partitions. The
is (l to r) Maria Annone, Traymon Beavers, Deelan Jalil and myself.
Summer 2012 REU Program at JMU
I'm on the Board of Advisors for
The Cohen Center
. I also participate in the events at
Attempts at constructing polyhedra
at the MAA Found Math Gallery.