Mathematics and Statistics Faculty

Name &Title

Credentials

Focus

At NAU

Terence R. Blows, Ph.D., Associate Professor

 

 

(B.S., Ph.D., University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, 1982)

Ordinary differential equations

NAU 1984  

Brent D. Burch, Ph.D., Professor

 

(B.S., Creighton University; M.S., Purdue University; M.S., Ph.D., Colorado State University 1996)

Statistics, mixed linear models, variance components

NAU 1996  

Terry W. Crites, Ph.D., Associate Professor

 

(B.S.Ed., M.Ed., Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia 1989)

Mathematics education

NAU 1990  

Michael J. Falk, Ph.D., Professor

 

(B.A., Bennington College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison 1983)

Algebraic topology, geometric topology, combinatorics

NAU 1986  

Shannon Guerrero, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

(B.A. Northwestern University; M.A.T., Oregon State University; Ph.D. University of California-Davis 2005)

Mathematics education

NAU 2006

John W. Hagood, Ph.D., Professor

 

 

(B.S., New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology; Ph.D., University of Utah 1977)

Measure theory and integration, probability

NAU 1981  

Guenther P. Huck, Ph.D., Associate Professor

 

 

(Diplom. in Mathematik, Ph.D., Universitat, Frankfurt, West Germany 1980)

Low-dimensional topology and combinatorial group theory

NAU 1987  

Shafiu Jibrin, Ph.D., Associate Professor

 

 

 

(B.Sc., Bayero University, Nigeria; M.Sc., University of Windsor, Canada; Ph.D., Carleton University, Canada 1998)

Operations research, linear matrix inequalities, numerical analysis

NAU 2000  

Katie E. Louchart, M.S., Senior Lecturer

(B.S., M.S., Northern Arizona University 1999)

Undergraduate mathematics

NAU 1999

Janet M. McShane, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department Chair

 

(B.S., M.A.T., Northern Arizona University; Ph.D., University of Arizona 1992)

Group theory, invariant theory, commutative algebra

NAU 1979

John M. Neuberger, Ph.D., Associate Professor

 

 

(B.S., University of North Texas; M.S., Colorado State University; Ph.D., University of North Texas 1995)

Nonlinear analysis, numerical analysis, partial differential equations

NAU 1997

Amy L. Rushall, M.M., Senior Lecturer

(B.S., University of Tulsa; M.M., University of Tennessee–Knoxville 1997)

Undergraduate mathematics

NAU 1998

Jeffrey L. Rushall, M.A., Senior Lecturer

 

(B.A., M.S., University of Nebraska; M.A., University of Texas 1997)

Number theory, undergraduate mathematics

NAU 1997  

William C. Schulz, Ph.D., Professor

 

(B.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley 1968)

Number theory, Grassmann algebra, complex variables

NAU 1968  

Jeffrey A. Hovermill Shamatha, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

(B.S., Greensboro College; M.S., University of Idaho; Ph.D., University of Colorado 2003)

Mathematics education

 

NAU 2003

 

Nándor Sieben, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Graduate Coordinator

 

 

(B.A., Eotvos Lorand University, Hungary; M.S., Ph.D., Arizona State University 1997)

Operator algebras

NAU 2001

 

Roy T. St. Laurent, Ph.D., Associate Professor

 

(B.S., Michigan Technological University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota 1987)

Statistics, linear models, nonlinear regression, diagnostics

NAU 1994  

James W. Swift, Ph.D., Associate Professor

 

 

(B.A., University of California-Santa Cruz; Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley 1984)

Dynamical systems

NAU 1990  

Richard J. Turek, Ph.D., Professor

 

(B.S., M.A., Ph.D., University of New Mexico 1972)

Statistics

NAU 1981

Philip J. Turk, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

(B.S., Ohio University; M.S. Western Illinois University; Ph.D., Montana State University 2003)

Statistics, sampling, applied linear models, computer simulation

NAU 2006

Jin Wang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor

(M.S., Wuhan University, China; Ph.D., University of Texas–Dallas 2003)

Statistics, and robust multivariate analysis

NAU 2003

Stephen E. Wilson, Ph.D., Professor

 

(B.A., Northern Arizona University; Ph.D., University of Washington 1976)

Combinatorial geometry

NAU 1980

Faculty Emeriti

Graydon W. Bell, Ph.D., Associate Professor

(B.A., North Dakota State University; M.S., Colorado State University; Ph.D., Kansas State University 1974)

Statistics

NAU 1967–71, 1974 (retired 2003)

Peter J. Horn, Ph.D., Associate Professor

(B.S., University of Pretoria, South Africa; M.A., University of British Columbia; Ph.D., University of Oregon 1970)

Ring theory, linear algebra

NAU 1970 (retired 2003)

Eugene M. Hughes, Ph.D., Professor, University President Emeritus

 

 

(B.S., Chadron State College; M.S., Kansas State University; Ph.D., George Peabody College of Vanderbilt University 1970)

 

NAU 1970 (retired 1993)

John C. Johnson, M.A., Assistant Professor

 

(B.A., M.A., California State University-Los Angeles 1972)

 

NAU 1972 (retired 1990)

L. Murphy Johnson, Ph.D., Professor

 

(B.S.Ch.E., M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas-Austin 1968)

Undergraduate education

NAU 1967 (retired 2001)

James P. Kirk, M.A., Assistant Professor

(B.S., M.A., University of Kansas 1968)

Undergraduate education

NAU 1968 (retired 1999)

Charles E. Little, Ed.D., Professor

 

(A.B., University of Kansas; M.S., Fort Hays State University; Ed.D., University of Northern Colorado 1964)

Mathematics education

 

NAU 1964 (retired 1990)

 

Richard D. Meyer, Ph.D., Professor

 

 

(B.A., M.A., Northern Arizona University; Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley 1966)

Functional analysis

NAU 1966 (retired 1987)

Robert W. Packard, Ph.D., Professor

 

 

(A.B., Bowdoin College; M.S., Lehigh University; M.A., Ph.D., Dartmouth College 1968)

Analysis

NAU 1968 (retired 1996)

Lawrence M. Perko, Ph.D., Regents' Professor

 

(B.S., M.S., University of Colorado; Ph.D., Stanford University 1965)

Applied mathematics, nonlinear differential equations

NAU 1968 (retired 2001)

Wesley J. Rozema, M.S., Associate Professor

 

(A.B., Calvin College; M.S., Northern Arizona University 1961)

Mathematics education

NAU 1963 (retired 1994)

Arnold R. Steffensen, Ed.D., Professor

 

 

 

(B.A., University of Northern Colorado; M.S., Colorado State University; Ed.D., University of Northern Colorado 1968)

Mathematics education

NAU 1968 (retired 1996)  

Everett L. Walter, Ph.D., Professor

 

 

(B.S., Arizona State University; M.S., Ph.D., New Mexico State University 1961)

Functional analysis

NAU 1962 (retired 1994)