Contact details for the Department

Our office suite (3rd Floor Walker Hall) is open for business and we would be happy to see your masked face! 

If you need to contact individual faculty or staff: Check the PEOPLE menu on this site for emails and office phone numbers. If you call and there is no answer leave a phone message, since our phone system will send a voice mail message via email.


Welcome! We are part of the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University. Our faculty's expertise spans the  disciplines of actuarial science, pure and applied mathematics, mathematics education, and statistics. Mathematical Sciences offices and classrooms are in Walker Hall at the west end of campus.

We offer undergraduate degrees in Actuarial Science and Mathematics. The mathematics program includes concentrations in business, computation, life sciences, physical sciences, secondary teaching, and statistics, as well as a general, self-designed concentration.

We also offer the Master of Arts Degree in Mathematics with concentrations in college teaching and secondary teaching.

The sharing of ideas and information across the mathematical disciplines makes our department a rich place to teach and learn. The success of our students in getting jobs reflects our efforts to provide our students with excellent training for today's job market, combined with a broad education for the future.

To learn more about the department, browse this site using the navigation links above, or contact one of us directly.

Congratulations to our May and August 2021 M.A. Graduates!

Congratulations to Zack BeMent and Sofia Cole (May 2021) and to Caity Johnson (expected August 2021)!  

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pictured (l-r): Dr. Gosky (program director), Sofia Cole, Caity Johnson, Dr. Marland (department chair)

Mathematical Sciences News

Colloquium Friday, 10/22, Thomas Weighill, UNC-Greensboro

Please join us Friday at 3 PM in 103A Walker Hall to hear Dr. Weighill speak on...The Geometry of GerrymanderingAbstract: It will soon be time for alm...

Colloquium Friday, October 15: John Gemmer. Wake Forest University

Join us IN PERSON (yes, really!!!) on Friday, October 15 at 3 PM in 103A walker Hall to hear Dr. Gemmer speak on...Noise-Induced Tipping and Climate C...

Colloquium Friday, September 24: Heather Zinn Brooks, Harvey Mudd College

Please join us on Friday at 3 PM via ZOOM to hear Dr. Zinn Brooks speak on...Bounded-confidence models for opinion dynamics on online social networksO...

Congratulations to Dr. Nii Okine for being invited to participate in APC.

Our congratulations to Dr. Nii Okine!He recently passed the Society of Actuaries (SOA) predictive analytics exam. Passing the SOA predictive anal...

Congratulations to Kevin Shirley and Vicky Klima - Recipients of a URA Award

This Fall, Kevin Shirley and Vicky Klima will be mentoring undergraduate student Grant McNaughton on a research project to explore the dynamics o...