Faculty & Staff

 

Office locations include: East Hall (EH), Harder House (HAR), University Center Building (UCB), Campus Public Safety (CPS), Cramer Hall (CH), and Market Center Building (MCB). 

Department Chair

Gerardo LafferriereLAFFERRIERE, Gerardo, Professor
Ph.D. 1986 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Mathematical Control Theory, Hybrid Systems, Networked Control Systems, Mathematical Biology,
gerardoL@pdx.edu, 503-725-3662, EH 205

 

Faculty

 

Steven BleilerBLEILER, Steven, Professor
Ph.D. 1981 University of Oregon 
Topology, Game Theory, Quantum Computation, Diff. Geom., Group Theory, Combinatorics
bleilers@pdx.edu, 503-725-2208, EH 316

Steven BoyceBOYCE, Steven, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 2014 Virginia Tech
Mathematics Education
sboyce@pdx.edu, 503-725-4833, EH 322

BRACKEN, Julie, Instructor
Ph.D. 2016 University of Colorado
Universal Algebra
jlinman@pdx.edu, 503-725-6327, EH 308

CAUGHMAN, John, Professor
Ph.D. 1998 University of Wisconsin
Combinatorics, Graph Theory
caughman@pdx.edu, 503-725-3634, EH 301
 

CLEMENT, Kit, Instructor
Ph.D. Candidate Portland State University
Mathematics Education, Statistics
clementk@pdx.edu, 503-725-3643, CH 287A

DAESCU, Dacian, Professor
Ph.D. 2001 University of Iowa
Computational Mathematics, Geophysical Data Assimilation, Inverse Problems, Optimization
daescu@pdx.edu, 503-725-3581, EH 307

ERICKSON, Brittany A., Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 2010 University of California, Santa Barbara
Computational Mathematics, Numerical Analysis and Geophysics
berickson@pdx.edu, 503-725-3606, EH 308                                         

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FLIGHT, Andy, Senior Instructor
M.S. 1994 Portland State University
flight@pdx.edu, 503-725-3629, EH 313
 

FOUNTAIN, Robert, Professor
Ph.D. 1985 University of New Mexico
Mathematical & Applied Statistics (Estimation Theory, Sampling Theory, Multivariate Analysis)
fountair@pdx.edu, 503-725-5204, EH 313

GARTON, Derek, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 2012 University of Wisconsin-Madison
Number Theory and Arithmetic Dynamics
gartondw@pdx.edu, 503-725-3650, EH 308

GIROUX, Sylvia, Senior Instructor II
Director of Mildred L. Bennet Math Resource Lab, Math Placement Coordinator
M.S. 2006 Portland State University
sylviag@pdx.edu, 503-725-4564, EH 242

GOPALAKRISHNAN, Jay, Professor & Maseeh Distinguished Chair
Ph.D. 1999 Texas A&M University
Scientific Computation, Numerical Solution of Partial Differential Equations
gjay@pdx.edu, 503-725-2205, HAR 105

JAYASENA, Nadeeshani, Senior Instructor I
Ph.D. 2017 University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Spatial Statistics, Statistics Education
nadeej2@pdx.edu, 503-725-8296, EH 310

JEDYNAK, Bruno, Maseeh Professor
Ph.D. 1995 University of Paris Orsay
Statistics, Applied Probability, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Computational Medicine
bruno.jedynak@pdx.edu, 503-725-8283, HAR 108

JIANG, Bin, Professor
Ph.D. 1999 University of California, Santa Barbara
Computational Electromagnetism, Numerical Simulation of Nanoscale Optics
bjiang@pdx.edu, 503-725-8294, EH 307

KHALEDI, Baha-Eldin, Senior Instructor I
Ph.D. 2000 Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India
khaledi@pdx.edu, 503-725-3127, EH 314
 

KIM, Jong Sung, Professor
Ph.D. 1999 University of Iowa
Survival Analysis, Nonparametric and Semiparametric Models, Variance Estimation
jong@pdx.edu, 503-725-3657, EH 310

KOCHAR, Subhash, Professor
Ph.D. 1979 Panjab University
Statistical Theory of Reliability and Life Testing, Stochastic Comparisons, Distribution-free Procedures, Inference under Order Restrictions
kochar@pdx.edu, 503-725-3638, EH 309

LAFFERRIERE, Beatriz, Assistant Professor
Assistant Chair for Undergraduate Program, Director of Undergraduate Advising
Ph.D. 1987 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
beatrizl@pdx.edu, 503-725-8295, EH 207

LARSEN, Sean, Professor
Ph.D. 2004 Arizona State University
Mathematics Education
slarsen@pdx.edu, 503-725-3633, EH 322
 

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MARRONGELLE, Karen, Professor
Ph.D. 2001 University of New Hampshire
Mathematics Education, Calculus Teaching and Learning
karen.marrongelle@pdx.edu

NGUYEN, Mau Nam, Associate Professor
Ph.D. 2007 Wayne State University
Variational & Convex Analysis, Mathematical Optimization, Non-Linear & Functional Analysis
mau.nam.nguyen@pdx.edu, 503-725-3659. EH 324

O'HALLORAN, Joyce, Professor
Ph.D. 1979 University of Washington
Algebra, Control Theory
joyce@pdx.edu, 503-725-3652, UCB 335F

OVALL, Jeffrey S., Maseeh Professor
Ph.D. 2004 University of California, San Diego
Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computation for Partial Differential Equations
jovall@pdx.edu, 503-725-3610, HAR 108

PALMITER, Jeanette, Professor
Ph.D. 1986 Ohio State University
Mathematics Education
palmiter@pdx.edu, 503-725-3658, EH 240

SITOMER, Ann, Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 2014 Portland State University
Mathematics Education
asitomer@pdx.edu, 503-725-3636, EH 240

TAYLOR-RODRIGUEZ, Daniel, Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 2014 University of Florida
Bayesian Statistics, Ecological Modeling
dtaylor2@pdx.edu, 503-725-3651, EH 324

THANHEISER, Eva, Associate Professor
Ph.D. 2005 San Diego State University/University of California San Diego
Mathematics Education, Teacher Education, Elementary & Middle School Mathematics Education, Motivation to Learn Mathematics
evat@pdx.edu, 503-725-3628, EH 318

VALE, Rachel, Senior Instructor I
Ph.D. 2007 Dartmouth College
Graph Theory, Computability Theory, Math Education
racv2@pdx.edu, 503-725-3655, EH 314
 

VASSILEVSKI, Panayot, Professor
Ph.D. 1984 University of Sofia
Computational Mathematics
panayot@pdx.edu, 503-725-3292, HAR 101

VEERMAN, J.J.P., Professor
Ph.D. 1986 Cornell University
Dynamical Systems, Applied Mathematics, Geometry/Topology
veerman@pdx.edu, 503-725-8187, EH 312

WEBB, Rachel, Senior Instructor II
Math Computer Lab Coordinator, Statistics Challenge Coordinator
M.S. 2003 Portland State University
webbr@pdx.edu, 503-725-3642, SRTC 450

Andy WilsonWILSON, Andy, Senior Instructor I
Ph.D. 2015 University of California, San Diego
Algebraic Combinatorics
andwils2@pdx.edu, 503-725-3647, EH 301

                                    

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Winter 2019 Adjuncts

Please note that adjuncts do not have phones in their offices. The best way to reach them is by email.

ADAMS, Kelsey, Adjunct
keadams@pdx.edu
CPS 10

 

BARTLO, Joanna, Adjunct Assistant Professor
jbartlo@pdx.edu
EH 318

Bradford, Joseph
bradfj@pdx.edu
CPS 10


DEAR, Noah
noah.dear@pdx.edu
CPS 10

DOLOR, Jason, Adjunct Assistant Professor
jdolor@pdx.edu
EH 318

DUNAWAY, Michelle, Adjunct
dunaway@pdx.edu
CPS 10

 
GLEASON, Greta, Adjunct
ggleason@pdx.edu
CPS 10


 
 
LATIOLAIS, Paul, Professor Emeritus
hmpl@pdx.edu
EH 313
 
 
MAJOR, Marissa, Adjunct
major3@pdx.edu
CPS 10

MCLOUD, Scott, Adjunct
smcloud@pdx.edu
EH 212
 

MEAGHER, Timothy, Adjunct Assistant Professor
meagher@pdx.edu
CPS 10
 

SAULS, James, Adjunct
saulsjam@pdx.edu
CPS 10
 

Jamieson ScribnerSCRIBNER, Jamieson, Adjunct Senior Instructor
scribnej@pdx.edu
CPS 10

SHAW, Jeremy, Adjunct Assistant Professor
shaw@pdx.edu
CPS 10

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Affiliated Faculty

CHEN, Yiyi, OHSU Department
of Public Health & Preventative Medicine
Ph.D. 2008 University of Iowa
chenyiy@ohsu.edu. 503-346-0790

CHOI, Dongseok, OHSU Department
of Public Health & Preventative Medicine
Ph.D. 1999 University of Chicago
choid@ohsu.edu, 503-494-5336

DINWOODIE, Ian
Ph.D. 1990 Northwestern University
ihd@pdx.edu

FOREMAN, Linda,
Teachers Development Group
linda.foreman@teachersdg.org
503-650-1914

FREDERICKS, Julia
Teachers Development Group
julie.fredericks@teachersdg.org
503-650-1914

FU, Rochelle, OHSU Department
of Public Health & Preventative Medicine
Ph.D. 2003 University of Connecticut
fur@ohsu.edu, 503-494-6069

HANES, Doug, National University
of Natural Medicine
Ph.D. 1999 University of Michigan
dhanes@ncnm.edu, 503-552-1741

KNIGHTEN, Robert
Ph.D. Massachusetts
Institute of Technology
RLK@knighten.org, 541-296-4528

LAPIDUS, Jodi, OHSU Department
of Public Health & Preventative Medicine
Ph.D. 1998 University of New Mexico
lapidusj@ohsu.edu, 503-494-1167

MCCOLLUM, Gin
Ph.D. 1975 Yeshiva University
gin.mccollum@pdx.edu
503-893-9402

MELHUISH, Kathleen,
Teachers Development Group
Ph.D. 2015 Portland State University
melhuish@pdx.edu, 503-650-1914

MORI, Motomi, OHSU Department
of Public Health & Preventative Medicine
Ph.D. 1989 University of Iowa
morim@ohsu.edu, 503-402-2871

NGUYEN, Thuan, OHSU Department
of Public Health & Preventative Medicine
Ph.D. 2008 University of California, Davis
nguythua@ohsu.edu, 503-494-3697

NOLL, Jennifer
Ph.D. 2007 Portland State University
noll@pdx.edu

PORTNOY. Stephen, University of Illinois
at Urbana-Champaign, Dept. of Statistics
Ph.D. 1969 Stanford University
sportnoy@illinois.edu

SHAPIRO, Joel
Ph.D. 1969 University of Michigan
joels314@gmail.com
 

VASSILEVSKA, Tanya Kostova
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 
Ph.D. 1985 Sofia University
tan24@pdx.edu

VORONIN, Kirill, Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics SB RAS
Ph.D. 2015  Novosibirsk State University
kvoronin@pdx.edu, HAR 109,503-725-3621 (Dept)

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Emeriti

BALOGH, Charles, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1965 Oregon State University 
charlesbbalogh@comcast.net

BEYL, F. Rudolf, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1972 Cornell University 
beylf@pdx.edu

BJORK, Gavin, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1966 Washington State University 
gavinbjork@msn.com

BUTLER, John B., Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1954 University of California,
Berkeley

CATER, Frank S., Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1960 University of
Southern California
503-725-3621 (Dept)

CRAIN, Brad, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1972 Oregon State University
crainb@pdx.edu

DAILY, Mary Lou, Professor Emerita
Ph.D. 1972 Oregon State University

 

ELZANOWSKI, Marek, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1975 Institute of Fundamental Technological
elzanowskim@pdx.edu

ENNEKING, Eugene, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1966 Washington State University
hmee@pdx.edu, 503-231-1254

ERDMAN, John,
Associate Professor Emeritus, Adjunct 
B.A. 1957 Lehigh University
erdman@pdx.edu

GOLD, Phillip J., Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1961 New York University

JENSEN, Bruce A., Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1966 University of Nebraska

 

LATIOLAIS, Paul, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1984 Tulane University
hmpl@pdx.edu

NELSON, Leonard T., Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1968 University of Michigan

 

PRESTON, Serge, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1978 Steklov Institute of Mathematics (USSR)
serge@pdx.edu

SHAUGHNESSY, Michael,
Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1976 Michigan State University
mikesh@pdx.edu

SWANSON, Leonard, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1970 Oregon State University

 

TABLEMAN, Mara, Professor Emerita
Ph.D. 1984 Pennsylvania State University
bymt@pdx.edu

TAM, Kwok-Wai, Professor Emeritus
Ph.D. 1967 University of Washington
hmkt@pdx.edu

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2018-2019 Graduate Teaching & Research Assistants, Fellows

Please note that GTAs, GRAs, and Fellows do not have phones in their offices. The best way to reach them is by email.

Casey AlveinALVEIN, Casey
Enneking Fellow
calvein@pdx.edu
EH 201

Tenchita Alzaga ElizondoALZAGA ELIZONDO, Tenchita,
Graduate Teaching Assistant
halzaga@pdx.edu
EH 320

BERGMAN, Annie,
Graduate Teaching Assistant
a.bergman@pdx.edu
EH 320

BEST MCKAY, Maricela
Graduate Teaching Assistant
maricela@pdx.edu
EH 212

David BrownBROWN, David
Graduate Teaching Assistant
drb6@pdx.edu
EH 326

Brenna CalmerCALMER, Brenna
Graduate Teaching Assistant
bcalmer@pdx.edu
EH 212

DANESHI, Naghmeh
Enneking Fellow
n.daneshi@pdx.edu
EH 201

DRAKE, Dow
Graduate Research Assistant
ddrake@pdx.edu
HAR 207

ELLIS, Brittney Marie
Graduate Teaching Assistant
bme3@pdx.edu
EH 320

GELEVER, Stephan
Graduate Research Assistant
gelever@pdx.edu
HAR 207

GOSWAMI, Tathagata
Graduate Teaching Assistant
tgoswami@pdx.edu
HAR 207

GRABHORN, Jeff
Graduate Teaching Assistant
jeff4@pdx.edu
EH 320

Michael GrayGRAY, Michael
Graduate Teaching Assistant
mtgray@pdx.edu
EH 201

HAN, Byeonguk
Graduate Teaching Assistant
byeonguk@pdx.edu
EH 326
 
KELLY, Rosalie
Graduate Teaching Assistant
roskelly@pdx.edu
MCB 360

KIRIN, Dana
Graduate Teaching Assistant
dhasbach@pdx.edu
EH 320

KUMMEL, Ewan
Enneking Fellow
ewan@pdx.edu
EH 201

LI, Zhenzhen
Enneking Fellow
zhli@pdx.edu
EH 201

 
LOVTIZ, David
Graduate Teaching Assistant
lovitz@pdx.edu
EH 212

MASUDA, Shuichi
Graduate Teaching Assistant
shuichi@pdx.edu
EH 326          

Kyle OddsonODDSON, Kyle
Graduate Teaching Assistant
koddson@pdx.edu
EH 212

OSA, Jennie
Graduate Teaching Assistant
jennie.osa@pdx.edu
EH 320

PARKER, Benjamin
Graduate Research Assistant
bqp2@pdx.edu
HAR 207

PHAM, Autumn
Graduate Research Assistant
autpham@pdx.edu
EH 326

Robyn ReidREID, Robyn
Graduate Teaching Assistant
reid3@pdx.edu
EH 326

RIELLY, Victor
Enneking Fellow
victor23@pdx.edu
EH 201

Brenda RosencransROSENCRANS, Brenda
Graduate Teaching Assistant
ros8@pdx.edu
EH 320

Jacob SchultzSCHULTZ, Jacob
Graduate Teaching Assistant
jschultz@pdx.edu
EH 212
 
STERNER, Sarah
Graduate Teaching Assistant
sterner@pdx.edu
EH 326
 
TAN, Yan Wen
Graduate Teaching Assistant
ytan@pdx.edu
EH 326
 
TRAN, Tuyen
Graduate Teaching Assistant
tuyen2@pdx.edu
EH 201

VANDENBERGE, Pieter
Enneking Fellow
piet2@pdx.edu
EH 201

VROOM, Kristen
Graduate Research Assistant
vroom@pdx.edu
NH 320

WHALEN-WAGNER, Tessa
Graduate Teaching Assistant
tessa27@pdx.edu
EH 212

Ryan WhetstineWHETSTINE, Ryan
Graduate Teaching Assistant
whetstin@pdx.edu
EH 326

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Staff

HANSEN, Lissa, Department Administrator
lissa@pdx.edu, 503-725-8243, EH 209

LECK, Kathie, Graduate Program Administrator
leck@pdx.edu, 503-725-8244, EH 206

LaGUE, Constance, Administrative Assistant
laguec@pdx.edu, 503-725-3604, EH 206

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