Bio & Miscellanea
Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics
305 Roop Hall, MSC 1911
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA, 22807
office: Roop 323
office hours: MWF (tbd)*.
*ends at (tbd2) if no one shows.
Recent and current activities:
Teaching in Fall '14
Nature of Mathematics
Foundations of Geometry
/ Research with Undergraduates
Colloquium at JMU: Divisibility Tests Unified. September 1 2014.
Colloquium at Longwood: Divisibility Tests Unified. September 4 2014.
Some Recent Talks
MAA Sectional Meeting at Longwood: Euclid for Thespians. November 2013.
Logic and Reasoning Institute
The Logic and Comforts of Euclid's Elements
Slides from Talk
2014 AMS-MAA Joint Meetings in Baltimore:
MAA session on Alternative Assessment Techniques
, January 2014.
AMS Special Session in Tennessee:
Geometric and Algebraic Combinatorics
, March 2014. (
MAA Sectional Meeting at JMU:
Divisibility Tests Unified
. April 2014.
for research 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 like the events at
Attempts at constructing polyhedra
at the MAA Found Math Gallery.