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Davide P. Cervone

Professor of Mathematics   Davide P. Cervone

Ph.D., Brown University, 1993
simplicial geometry, topology
(518) 388-6557
Bailey Hall 208A
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Paul Friedman

Senior Lecturer                Paul Friedman

Ph.D., SUNY Stony Brook, 1997
representation theory, Lie groups
(518) 388-6526
Bailey Hall 107D


Ellen Gasparovic

Assistant Professor of Mathematics   Ellen Gasparovic

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012
computational geometry and topology, differential topology
(518) 388-6192
Bailey Hall 107B
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Jeffrey Hatley

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics   NAME

Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2015
number theory, arithmetic geometry
(518) 388-6163
Bailey Hall 206A
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Roger Hoerl

Donald C. Brate ’45-Stanley G. Peschel ’52 Assistant Professor of StatisticsRoger Hoerl

Ph.D., University of Delaware, 1983
Big Data analytics, statistical engineering, experimental design
(518) 388-6575
Bailey Hall 108C
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Jeffrey Jauregui

Assistant Professor of Mathematics   Jeffrey Jauregui

Ph.D., Duke University, 2010
geometric analysis, general relativity
(518) 388-6710
Bailey Hall 108D
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Brenda Johnson

Professor of Mathematics   Brenda Johnson

Ph.D., Brown University, 1991
homotopy theory, homological algebra
(518) 388-6162
Bailey Hall 107A


Leila Khatami

Associate Professor of Mathematics   Leila Khatami

Ph.D., University of Tehran, 2003
commutative algebra, homological algebra
(518) 388-8078
Bailey Hall 107C


Kathryn Lesh

Professor of Mathematics   Kathryn Lesh

Ph.D., Massachussets Institute of Technology, 1988
algebraic topology, unstable homotopy theory
(518) 388-8063
Bailey Hall 208C
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Kim Plofker

Assistant Professor of Mathematics   Kim Plofker

Ph.D., Brown University, 1995
history of mathematics
(518) 388-6674
Bailey Hall 208A

Kimmo Rosenthal

Professor of Mathematics   Kimmo Rosenthal

Ph.D., SUNY at Buffalo, 1979
category theory, algebra, logic
(518) 388-6556
Bailey Hall 108A
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Alan Taylor

Marie Louise Bailey Professor of MathematicsAlan Taylor

Ph.D., Dartmouth College, 1975
set theory, logic, simple games, social choice, mathematical political science
(518) 388-6197
Bailey Hall 208B
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George Todd

Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics   NAME

Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2015
number theory, function fields
(518) 388-6813
Bailey Hall 108B

Christina W. Tønnesen-Friedman (Department Chair)

Professor of Mathematics   Christina W. Tønnesen-Friedman (Department Chair)

Ph.D., Odense University, Denmark, 1997
differential geometry, Kähler geometry
(518) 388-8064
Bailey Hall 200A

Jue Wang

Assistant Professor of Mathematics   Jue Wang

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007
fluid dynamics and turbulence, medical image processing and analysis, mathematics in health care
(518) 388-6498
Bailey Hall 206B
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William S. Zwicker

William D. Williams Professor of MathematicsWilliam S. Zwicker

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976
mathematical logic, set theory, game theory, voting and political power, social choice theory, fair division
(518) 388-6160
Bailey Hall 200B

Joanne Higgins

Administrative Assistant   Joanne Higgins
(518) 388-6246
Bailey Hall 202


Faculty Emeriti


Julius Barbanel

Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus   barbanej

Ph.D., SUNY at Buffalo, 1979
logic, set theory, fair division
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Susan Niefield

Professor of Mathematics, Emerita   Susan Niefield

Ph.D., Rutgers University, 1978
exponentiability, double categories, toposes, locales, quantales
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Karl Zimmermann

Professor of Mathematics, Emeritus   Karl Zimmermann

Ph.D., Brown University, 1986
number theory, formal groups
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Other Faculty Emeriti

  • William Fairchild, Professor Emeritus
  • Arnold Seiken, Professor Emeritus


In Memoriam

  • Theodore A. Bick, Professor Emeritus
  • Lois Bing, Departmental Administrative Assistant
  • Linda Jorgensen, Departmental Administrative Assistant
  • Edwin Gillette, Professor Emeritus
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