# Department Directory

**Administrative Assistants:**

Sandy Hicks, hickssl@appstate.edu

Robin Chambers, chambersrg@appstate.ed

**Graduate Co-directors:**

Name | Rank & Degree | Email & Interests | Phone | Office |
---|---|---|---|---|

Anderson, Terry G |
Associate Professor PhD, University of Tennessee,Knoxville |
andersntg@appstate.edu Math Modeling, Nonlinear Difference Equations, ODEs and PDEs |
262-2357 | WA 325 |

Arnholt, Alan T |
Professor PhD, Univ Northern Colorado |
arnholtat@appstate.edu Statistical Simulation, Linear Models |
262-2863 | Walker 237 |

Arnholt, Susie |
Senior Lecturer MS, UNC Chapel Hill |
arnholtsr@appstate.edu | 262-2360 | WA 242 |

Baird, Alana |
Lecturer MA Mathematics Education |
bairdam@appstate.edu | 828-262-8876 | Walker 236 |

Barrier, Patricia "Marie" |
Lecturer MA |
barrierpm@appstate.edu | 828-262-8892 | Walker 352A |

Bossé, Michael | Distinguished Professor of Mathematics Education | bossemj@appstate.edu | 262-2862 | WA 243 |

Castonguay, Joseph |
Lecturer MA Mathematics ASU |
castonguayjm@appstate.edu | 262-2362 | WA 235 |

Cave, Charlotte | Graduate Student | cavecm@appstate.edu | 828-262-7785 | 209A Walker Hall |

Chamberlain, Russell | Graduate Student | chamberlainrd@appstate.edu | 828-262-7785 | WA 209A |

Chambers, Robin | Administrative Assistant | chambersrg@appstate.edu | 262-2369 | WA 341 |

Cook, William J |
Associate Professor PhD, NC State University |
cookwj@appstate.edu Infinite Dimensional Lie Algebra Representation Theory |
262-2367 | WA 347 |

Crocker, Deborah A |
Professor PhD, Ohio State University |
crockerda@appstate.edu Math Education, Uses of Technology in Teaching |
262-2381 | WA 234 |

Davis, Caleb | Graduate Student | davisc3@appstate.edu | 828-262-7785 | WA 209A |

Elrod, Emily |
Lecturer MA Mathematics Secondary Ed ASU, BS Secondary Ed ASU |
elrodec@appstate.edu | 828-262-8876 | WA 236 |

Ginn, Mark C |
Professor PhD, Emory University |
ginnmc@appstate.edu Graph Theory and Computational Complexity |
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Gosky, Ross |
Associate Professor PhD, NC State University |
goskyrm@appstate.edu Bayesian Statistics, Capture-Recapture Modeling |
262-2364 | WA 329 |

Graham, Stephen | Graduate Student | grahamsp@appstate.edu | 828-262-7785 | WA 209A |

Greenwald, Sarah J |
Professor PhD, University of Pennsylvania |
greenwaldsj@appstate.edu Geometry, Pop Culture & Math, Women & Minorities in Math |
262-2363 | WA 326 |

Griffin, Genie |
Lecturer MA Mathematics ASU |
griffine@email.appstate.edu | 262-6601 | WA 348 |

Hall, John | Graduate Student | halljr5@appstate.edu | 828-262-7785 | Walker 209A |

Hicks, Sandy | Administrative Assistant | hickssl@appstate.edu | 262-3050 | WA 342 |

Hirst, Holly P |
Professor Dept. of Mathematical Sciences PhD, Pennsylvania State University |
hirsthp@appstate.edu Numerical Analysis & Optimization Theory, Math Modeling |
828-262-2869 | WA 327 |

Hirst, Jeffry L |
Professor PhD, Penn State University |
jlh@math.appstate.edu Logic, Reverse Math, Computability Theory |
262-2861 | WA 337 |

Hogue, Susannah |
Lecturer MA |
hoguesj@appstate.edu | 828-262-2909 | WA 217B |

Illenye, Kory | Graduate Student | illenyekd@appstate.edu | 828-262-2864 | Walker 307A |

Johnson, Philip |
Director, Math & Science Education Center PhD, Vanderbilt University |
johnsnpe@appstate.edu Math History |
262-3185 | WA 220 |

Kitchens, Anita N |
Professor EdD, UNC Greensboro |
anitankitchens@appstate.edu Linking of Cognitive Psychology to the Teaching of Math |
262-2368 | WA 332 |

Klima, Richard E |
Professor & Deputy Chair PhD, NC State University |
klimare@appstate.edu Applications of Linear and Abstract Algebra |
262-2378 | WA 345 |

Klima, Vicky L |
Professor PhD, NC State University |
klimavw@appstate.edu Representation Theory of Lie Algebras |
262-2610 | WA 335 |

Kosmala, Witold A |
Professor PhD, University of South Florida |
kosmalawa@appstate.edu Difference Eqs, Oscillation Theory in ODEs |
262-2358 | WA 321 |

Long, Betty B |
Professor EdD, University of Tennessee-Knoxville |
longbb@appstate.edu Math Education |
262-2372 | WA 227 |

Maggiore, Lisa |
Senior Lecturer MA, Appalachian State University |
LM72407@appstate.edu | 265-8647 | WA 346 |

Marland, Eric |
Professor and Department Chair PhD, University of Utah |
marlandes@appstate.edu Mathematical Biology and Environmental Science, Applied Math |
262-2374 | WA 343 |

Marsh, C Caleb |
Lecturer MA, Appalachian State University |
marshcc@appstate.edu | 828-262-3080 | WA 217A |

Mawhinney, Katie J |
Professor PhD, NC State University |
mawhinneykj@appstate.edu Point-set Topology, Undergraduate and K-12 Teaching |
262-4024 | WA 330 |

McGalliard, William A |
Professor PhD, University of Georgia |
wam@math.appstate.edu Math Education |
262-2864 | WA 305 |

Mellon, Amber | Lecturer |
mellonac@email.appstate.edu Area of Directed Research "Financial Literacy" |
828-262-2354 | WA 338 |

Melton, Terry |
Lecturer MA, Appalachian State University |
meltontr@appstate.edu | 262-2912 | RH 352B |

Murray, Carter | Graduate Student | murraycg@appstate.edu | 828-262-7785 | Walker 209A |

Nikbakht, Sharareh |
Senior Lecturer MS, Louisiana State A&M |
nikbakhts@appstate.edu | 262-2923 | WA 224 |

Osborne, Jason | Lecturer | osbornejm@appstate.edu | 828-262-2972 | WA 336 |

Padgett, Averia | Graduate Student | padgettag@appstate.edu | 828-262-7785 | Walker 209A |

Palmer, Katrina |
Professor PhD, Emory University |
palmerk@appstate.edu Numerical Linear Algebra, Signal & Image Processing |
262-2912 | WA 331 |

Pardo, John "Jake" |
Visiting Assistant Professor PhD |
pardojj@appstate.edu | 828-262-2365 | Walker 339 |

Post, Jaehee | Lecturer | postjk@appstate.edu | 828-262-2909 | Walker 217B |

Puckett, Natasha Mabe |
Lecturer MA |
mabenl@appstate.edu | 828-262-2356 | Walker 242A |

Reavis, Kimberly |
Lecturer MA Mathematics ASU |
mikealkd@email.appstate.edu | 828-262-2972 | WA 242A |

Rhoads, Gregory S |
Associate Professor PhD, Purdue University |
rhoadsgs@appstate.edu Complex Analysis and Minimal Surfaces |
262-2741 | WA 334 |

Ross, Coleman | Graduate Student | rossc@appstate.edu | 828-262-7785 | WA 209A |

Roten, Dustin | Graduate Student | rotendd@appstate.edu | 828-262-2864 | WA 307A |

Rupasinghe, Hasthika |
PhD Assistant Professor |
hasthika@appstate.edu | 828-262-2355 | Walker 324 |

Salinas, Rene |
Professor PhD, University of Tennessee-Knoxville |
salinasra@appstate.edu Ecological Systems & Population Dynamics |
262-2866 | WA 328 |

Salinas, Tracie McLemore |
Professor PhD, University of Tennessee-Knoxville |
salinastm@appstate.edu Math Education, Rural Education |
262-2376 | WA 233 |

Sanqui, Jose Almer T |
Professor PhD, Bowling Green State University |
sanquijat@appstate.edu Probability & Statistics |
262-2868 | WA 226 |

Searcy, Mary Beth |
Professor PhD, University of Georgia |
searcyme@appstate.edu Math Education |
262-6974 | WA 230 |

Sevier, John |
Lecturer MA Mathematics Secondary Ed ASU |
sevierjn@appstate.edu | 828-262-2382 | WA 322 |

Shirley, Kevin |
Associate Professor PhD, Vanderbilt University |
shirleykl1@appstate.edu Actuarial Science, Financial mathematics |
262-6975 | WA 323 |

Slate Young, Erica | Assistant Professor | slateer@appstate.edu | 828-262-2742 | WA 231 |

Thomley, Jill E. |
Professor PhD, Rensselear Polytechnic Institute |
thomleyje@appstate.edu Statistics Education, Computational Science, History of Statistics |
262-2383 | WA 228 |

Turner, Bethany | Lecturer | turnerbn2@appstate.edu | 828-262-2864 | 305 Walker Hall |

Wandler, Brad |
Lecturer MA |
wandlerjb@appstate.edu | 828-262-3080 | Walker 217A |

Watagoda, Lasanthi |
Visiting Assistant Professor PhD |
lasanthi@appstate.edu | 828-262-2867 | Walker 340 |

Weigl, Nate A | Senior Lecturer | weiglna@appstate.edu | 262-2908 | WA 241 |

Weiland, Travis |
Assistant Professor PhD |
weilandtj@appstate.edu | 828-262-2380 | Walker 229 |

Wenta, Robert |
Senior Lecturer Ed.D Mathematics Education Indiana University, MA Mathematics, University of Louisville |
wentarg@appstate.edu | 828-262-2611 | WA 333 |

Winebarger, Tyrel | Lecturer | winebargerjt@appstate.edu | 828-262-2356 | WA 242A |

## CONTACT

**Mathematical Sciences**

342 Walker Hall

121 Bodenheimer Dr

Boone, NC 28608

828-262-3050

828-265-8617 fax

**Department Chairperson**

Dr. Eric Marland

marlandes@appstate.edu

**Assistant Chairperson**

Dr. Rick Klima

klimare@appstate.edu