Jess & Mildred Fisher College of Science & Mathematics

Department of Mathematics

Faculty and Staff

Full-Time Faculty

The Department of Mathematics is proud of having an excellent full-time faculty with wide ranging interests and specialties.  These faculty and staff are fully committed to scholarship, teaching and providing our students with an outstanding educational experience.

Name & Title Interests

Mostafa Aminzadeh

predictive inference, linear models, reliability

Honi J. Bamberger

improving teachers ability to teach mathematics in under achieving schools

Sergiy Borodachov
Associate Professor
approximation theory, geometric measure theory, applied harmonic analysis

Raouf N. Boules

spectral estimation theory, Fourier analysis, optimal filtering, electrodynamics

Diana S. Cheng
Assistant Professor
middle school student's learning of mathematical concepts, mathematical learning of pre-service elementary school teachers

John Chollet

linear and multilinear algebra, matrix theory

Linda L. Cooper
Associate Professor & Co-Director of the Towson UTeach Program

teaching statistics in K-16 education, interpretation of center and variability in graphical displays, integration of mathematical concepts in science and geography activities

Elizabeth Goode
Associate Professor

DNA splicing systems, models of biomolecular computation

Geoffrey R. Goodson

ergodic theory, dynamical systems, matrix theory, operator theory

Lynn Habicht
mathematics education
Ge Han
Associate Professor

applied mathematics, financial mathematics, differential equations

Xuezhang (John) Hou

system control theory, semigroup of linear operators, differential equations

Justin Hughes
group theory using a computational approach
Min Ji
Assistant Professor
joint-life mortality models, managing demography/longevity risks in insurance and financial products
Ellen Johnson
mathematics education
Laura Joseph
mathematics education
Gail Kaplan

mathematics education

Ohoe Kim

stochastic processes and mathematical finance

Alexei Kolesnikov
Associate Professor

mathematical logic, model theory
R. Michael Krach

staff development activities in mathematics education

Angel V. Kumchev
Associate Professor & Director of the Applied Mathematics Laboratory

additive number theory, sieves, the distribution of primes, and analytic number theory in number fields

Froma B. Lustman


Judith G. Macks

mathematics education

Stanley Max
Coy L. May

group actions on surfaces, topological aspects of graph theory

Todd Moyer
Associate Professor

teacher education, incorporating technology into the curriculum

Michael O'Leary
Professor & Chairperson

applied mathematics, including partial differential equations, fluid dynamics and computer security

Moustapha Pemy
Associate Professor & Director of the Masters Program in Applied and Industrial Mathematics

stochastic analysis, control theory, financial mathematics, Markov switching, free boundary problems, nonlinear functional analysis

Lynn Anne Rice

mathematics education

Reza Sarhangi

mathematics education, control theory, mathematical connections in art, music and science

Lawrence H. Shirley
Professor and Co-Assistant Chairperson

ethnomathematics, mathematics teacher education and curriculum implementation, history of mathematics

Felice S. Shore
Associate Professor and
Co-Assistant Chairperson

mathematics education, continuing professional development for in-service teachers

Martha J. Siegel

applied probability, mathematical models, college mathematics curriculum reform

Houshang H. Sohrab

functional analysis, normal solvability of partial (and pseudo) differential equations

Tatyana Sorokina
Associate Professor

approximation theory (splines), computer aided geometric design, numerical analysis

Sandy M. Spitzer
Associate Professor
pre-service teacher education, technology use in mathematics education, algebra learning and teaching
Leonid Stern

algebraic number theory, Galois theory

Wei Sun

mathematics education

Ming C. Tomayko
Associate Professor

mathematics education, teacher induction, professional development

Mircea D. Voisei
Associate Professor

nonlinear analysis, optimization, ordinary partial differential equations
Xiaoyin Wang
Associate Professor

statistics and Bayesian analysis

Nicole Winner
mathematics education
Maureen Yarnevich
Professor & Director of the Masters Program in Mathematics Education

mathematics education

Jay J. Zimmerman

group theory, geometry and group actions on compact surfaces


A listing of some of the research publications and presentation by our faculty can be accessed on the

Faculty and Student Research Web Page.

Full-Time Staff

The Department of Mathematics is proud of having an excellent full-time staff who are fully committed to providing our students and faculty with outstanding service.

Name & Title Interests
Barb Sauer
Administrative Assistant II
Baltimore Orioles baseball
Diana Bohle
Administrative Assistant I

Richard Brown
Lab Manager

computer technology

Trudy Guetler
grandchildren, bicycling, pilates

Adjunct Faculty

The Department of Mathematics has a cadre of superb adjunct faculty renowned for their subject matter knowledge, teaching skill, and dedication to the success and well being of our students. These adjunct faculty are fully committed to scholarship, teaching and providing our students with an outstanding educational experience.

Name E-mail Address Telephone
Mr. Shaun Allan 410-704-3091
Ms. Mehri Arfaei 410-704-3091
Mr. David Buchoff 410-704-3091
Mr. Sam Caballero 410-704-3971
Mr. Jeremy Carlino 410-704-3091
Mr. Gerald Cohen 410-704-3091
Mr. Jerome Cohen 410-704-3091
Mr. Julien Colvin 410-704-3091
Dr. Joseph Cutrone 410-704-3091
Mr. Eric Depkin 410-704-3091
Dr. Nancy Doub 410-704-3091
Mr. Ephraim Eisenberger 410-704-3091
Mr. Matthew Estelle 410-704-3091
Mr. Glenn Fink 410-704-3091
Mr. Michael Gallagher 410-704-3091
Ms. Malkeet Gary 410-704-3091
Ms. April George 410-704-3091
Dr. Nino Ghurtskaia 410-704-3091
Ms. Rosaleen Gilmore 410-704-3091
Mr. Stephen Ginaitis 410-704-3091
Ms. Joyce Goodson 410-704-3091
Mr. Jeffrey Grell 410-704-3091
Ms. Rachael Gross 410-704-3091
Dr. Russell Hendel 410-704-3091
Ms. Susan Herbert 410-704-3091
Ms. Angelica Hodge 410-704-3091
Ms. Stefanie Hunt 410-704-3091
Ms. Teresa Joiner 410-704-3091
Ms. Valentina July 410-704-3091
Dr. Mark Kaplan 410-704-3091
Dr. Ilya Kerzhner 410-704-3091
Dr. Ezatollah Keyvan-Larijani 410-704-3091
Ms. Mary Kay Kirchner 410-704-3091
Dr. Luis Lima 410-704-3091
Mr. Clement Manuelpillai 410-704-3091
Mr. Ivan Markowitz 410-704-3091
Mr. Charles McKinney 410-704-3091
Ms. Erica O'Leary 410-704-3091
Ms. Sheila Orshan 410-704-3091
Ms. Cris Packard 410-704-3091
Mr. Eric Partridge 410-704-3091
Ms. Victoria Phillips 410-704-3091
Mr. Brian Ray 410-704-3091
Mr. Richard Rosenthal 410-704-3091
Mr. Martin Rosman 410-704-3091
Ms. Bianca Salemi 410-704-3091
Mr. Thomas Sales 410-704-3091
Dr. Somnath Sengupta 410-704-3091
Mr. Vadim Shilov 410-704-3091
Ms. Dawn Stiffler 410-704-3091
Ms. Sandrine Tchatie 410-704-3091
Mr. Steve Thorpe 410-704-3091
Mr. Gregory Timm 410-704-3091
Ms. Sherry Triman 410-704-3091
Mr. Gary Viener 410-704-3091
Ms. Jacqueline Williams 410-704-3091
Dr. Scott Wittelsberger 410-704-3091
Mr. Guven Yilmaz 410-704-3091

Emeritus Faculty

Name & Title Retirement Date E-mail Address
James Coughlin
Professor Emeritus
December 2007
Jerome Cohen
Faculty Emeritus
May 2013
John Grant
Professor Emeritus
May 2014
William Rose
Professor Emeritus
May 2014


Department of Mathematics
7800 York Road, Room 316 (campus map)
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-3091
Fax: 410-704-4149

Online Faculty Handbook

Full-Time Faculty Handbook of the Department of Mathematics

Part-Time Faculty Handbook of the Department of Mathematics



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