Faculty Directory
FullTime Faculty

Takamaru Ashikaga, Ph.D., Professor
Area of expertise: Program evaluation, longitudinal statistical models, discriminant analysis, pattern recognition
Email: takamaru.ashikaga@uvm.edu 
James Bagrow, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Area of expertise: Complex Networks, Statistical Physics, Optimization
Email: james.bagrow@uvm.edu 
Kevin Beard, M.B.A., Lecturer
Area of expertise: Statistics education
Email: kevin.beard@uvm.edu 
Daniel Bentil, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Area of expertise: Applied Mathematics, Modeling, Biomathematics
Email: daniel.bentil@uvm.edu 
Karen Benway, M.S., Lecturer
Area of expertise: Statistics education
Email: karen.benway@uvm.edu 
Catherine Bliss, Ph.D., Lecturer
Area of expertise: Complex networks, online learning and teaching
Email: catherine.bliss@uvm.edu 
Janice Bunn, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor
Area of expertise: Medical Biostatistics
Email: janice.bunn@uvm.edu 
Jeffrey S. Buzas, Ph.D., Professor, Chairperson, Director of Statistics
Area of expertise: Measurement error models, instrumental variables
Email: jeff.buzas@uvm.edu 
Peter Callas, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor
Area of expertise: Cardiovascular epidemiology, medical biostatistics, telemedicine programs
Email: peter.callas@uvm.edu 
Bernard (Chip) Cole, Ph.D., Professor
Area of expertise: Cancer biostatistics, longitudinal data analysis, clinical trials, chemoprevention studies
Email: bernard.cole@uvm.edu 
Abigail Crocker, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor
Area of expertise: Children's health, health care policy, applied statistics
Email: abigail.crocker@uvm.edu 
Christopher Danforth, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Math Graduate Program Director
Area of expertise: Chaos, Mathematical Modeling, Computational Methods, Complex Systems and Applied Mathematics
Email: chris.danforth@uvm.edu 
Douglas Dickey, M.S., Lecturer, Assistant Dean
Area of expertise: Mathematics education
Email: douglas.dickey@uvm.edu 
Jeffrey H. Dinitz, Ph.D., Professor
Area of expertise: Combinatorics
Email: jeff.dinitz@uvm.edu 
Peter Dodds, Ph.D., Professor
Area of expertise: Applied mathematics, complex systems and networks, contagion, modeling.
Email: peter.dodds@uvm.edu 
David S. Dummit, Ph.D., Professor
Area of expertise: Algebraic number theory, arithmetic algebraic geometry, computational number theory
Email: david.dummit@uvm.edu 
Erika Edwards, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor
Area of expertise: Epidemiology; Applied biostatistics
Email: erika.edwards@uvm.edu 
Richard M. Foote, Ph.D., Professor
Area of expertise: Group theory and applications, algebraic number theory
Email: richard.foote@uvm.edu 
Kenneth I. Golden, Ph.D., Professor
Area of expertise: Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Physics
Email: kenneth.golden@uvm.edu 
Kenneth I. Gross, Ph.D., Professor
Area of expertise: Group representations, harmonic analysis, and K  12 mathematics education
Email: kenneth.gross@uvm.edu 
Tony Julianelle, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer
Area of expertise: Mathematics education, complex manifolds
Email: anthony.julianelle@uvm.edu 
Karla Karstens, M.S., Senior Lecturer
Area of expertise: Mathematics education
Email: karla.karstens@uvm.edu 
Vincent Koehler, M.S., Senior Lecturer
Area of expertise: Mathematics education
Email: vincent.koehler@uvm.edu 
Larry Kost, M.S., Senior Lecturer
Area of expertise: Computer technology in mathematics instruction
Email: larry.kost@uvm.edu 
Joseph Kudrle, M.S., Senior Lecturer
Area of expertise: Mathematics education
Email: joseph.kudrle@uvm.edu 
Judi Laird, VMI Lecturer
Area of expertise: Mathematics education
Email: judi.laird@uvm.edu 
Taras I. Lakoba, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Area of expertise: Perturbation theory, Nonlinear waves, Fiber optics
Email: taras.lakoba@uvm.edu 
Katherine Merrill, M.S., Senior Lecturer
Area of expertise: Statistics and Mathematics Education
Email: katherine.merrill@uvm.edu 
Ruth M. Mickey, Ph.D., Professor, Stat Graduate Program Director
Area of expertise: Categorical data analysis, logistic regression, research methods in epidemiology, multicenter studies
Email: ruth.mickey@uvm.edu 
Susan Ojala, VMI Lecturer
Area of expertise: Mathematics education
Email: susan.ojala@uvm.edu 
Helen P. Read, M.S., Senior Lecturer
Area of expertise: Computer technology in mathematics instruction
Email: helen.read@uvm.edu 
Joan Rosebush, M.Ed., Senior Lecturer
Area of expertise: Mathematics education
Email: joan.rosebush@uvm.edu 
Jonathan W. Sands, Ph.D., Professor
Area of expertise: Algebraic Number Theory
Email: jonathan.sands@uvm.edu 
Richard Single, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Area of expertise: Biostatistics
Email: richard.single@uvm.edu 
Mun S. Son, Ph.D., Professor
Area of expertise: Time series and related topics such as bootstrapping methodology; autoregressive processes; transfer function analysis
Email: mun.son@uvm.edu 
Gregory Warrington, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Associate Chairperson
Area of expertise: Combinatorics
Email: gregory.warrington@uvm.edu 
Sheila O. Weaver, M.S., Senior Lecturer
Area of expertise: Statistics education
Email: sheila.weaver@uvm.edu 
J. Michael Wilson, Ph.D., Professor
Area of expertise: Fourier Analysis
Email: mike.wilson@uvm.edu 
Jianke Yang, Ph.D., Professor
Area of expertise: Nonlinear waves and their applications
Email: jianke.yang@uvm.edu 
Jun Yu, Ph.D., Professor
Area of expertise: Applied Mathematics, Modeling, Biomathematics
Email: jun.yu@uvm.edu
Adjunct Faculty

William Jefferys, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor
Area of expertise: Bayesian statistics and decision theory.
Email: william.jefferys@uvm.edu 
Susan McAuliffe, Adjunct Lecturer
Email: susan.mcauliffe@uvm.edu 
Jeffrey Solomon, Adjunct Lecturer
Email: jeffrey.s.solomon@uvm.edu
Postdoctoral Associate

Sean Nixon, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Associate
Area of expertise: Nonlinear waves, optics, asymptotic methods, game theory
Email: sean.nixon@uvm.edu
Secondary Appointments

John Aleong, Ph.D., Professor
Primary appointment: Plant and Soil Science
Email: john.aleong@uvm.edu 
Alan Howard, M.S.
Primary appointment: Division of Libraries and Learning Resources
Email: alan.howard@uvm.edu 
Alan Ling, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Primary appointment: Computer Science
Email: alan.ling@uvm.edu 
Kurt Oughstun, Ph.D., Professor
Primary appointment: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Email: kurt.oughstun@uvm.edu 
George Pinder, Ph.D., Professor
Primary appointment: Civil & Environmental Engineering
Email: george.pinder@uvm.edu 
Robert Snapp, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Primary appointment: Computer Science
Email: robert.snapp@uvm.edu
Emeriti

James W. Burgmeier, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus
Area of expertise: Computer Assisted Education, Integral Equations, Numerical Methods
Email: james.burgmeier@uvm.edu 
Larry D. Haugh, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus
Area of expertise: Statistical process control and quality improvement; medical biostatistics
Email: larry.haugh@uvm.edu 
William Lakin, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus
Area of expertise: Applied Mathematics, Modeling, Biomathematics
Email: bill.lakin@uvm.edu 
Jack Lawlor, M.A., Senior Lecturer Emeritus
Area of expertise:Geometry, complex numbers and their interconnections
Email: john.lawlor@uvm.edu 
Brian MacPherson, M.S., Lecturer Emeritus
Area of expertise: Applied probability, statistics education
Email: brian.macpherson@uvm.edu 
Holly B. Puterbaugh, M.S., Senior Lecturer Emerita
Area of expertise: Mathematics education
Email: holly.puterbaugh@uvm.edu 
Robert Wright, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus
Area of expertise: Approximation Theory, Computational Linear Algebra
Email: bob.wright@uvm.edu