# Instructors

Andrew Baxter

Assistant Teaching Professor

006 McAllister Building

814 865 5002

Education: B.A. Millersville University (2005)
Ph. D. Rutgers University (2011)

Job Description: Lecturer, Director of Pennsylvania Mathematics Initiative

Research Interests: Teacher preparation and professional development, mathematics for teaching (
Enumerative combinatorics, permutation patterns

Amine Benkiran

Assistant Teaching Professor

401 McAllister Building

814 863 9020

Darla Forsha Simpson

Assistant Teaching Professor

403 McAllister Building

814 865 3329

Moisey Guysinsky

Teaching Professor

112A McAllister Building

Degree Year: 1998

Education: Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1998

Research Interests: Dynamical Systems

James Hager

Teaching Professor and Assistant Director for Undergraduate Education

211 McAllister Building

814 441-4550

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Research Interests: Computational Complexity, Natural Language Processing, Automatic Theorem Proving and Program Synthesis,Formal Methods

Steven Hair

Associate Teaching Professor & Coordinator of First Year Courses

104A McAllister Building

814 865 7528

Degree Year: 2010

Education: Ph.D. Penn State University, 2010

Degree Year: 2005

Cheryl Hile

Teaching Professor & Coordinator of Undergraduate Advising

104E McAllister Building

814 865 7528

Education: Ph.D., Engineering Science and Applied Mathematics, Northwestern University, 1993

Degree Year: 2013

David Little

Teaching Professor

403 McAllister Building

814 865 3329

Education: Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 2000

Research Interests: Combinatorics

Bharath Narayanan

Assistant Teaching Professor

410 McAllister Building

814 863 5220

Education: Ph.D, Applied Mathematics 2016, University of Colorado Boulder

Research Interests: Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Rapidly-Rotating Flows, Oceanography

Cindy Parsons

Teaching Professor & Coordinator of Calculus

104C McAllister Building

814 865 7528

Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2013

Research Interests: Euler equations, conservation laws

Eric Simring

Assistant Teaching Professor

108 McAllister Building

814 867 5687

Christine Stachniewicz

Assistant Teaching Professor

007 McAllister Building

814 865 3285

Matthew Willyard

Associate Teaching Professor

001 McAllister Building

814 863 8500

Education: Ph.D., Emory University, 1995

Research Interests: Graph theory

Albena Zikatanova

Assistant Teaching Professor

407 McAllister Building

814 863 9670