Santa Clara University

Mathematics and Computer Science department
 

Full-Time Faculty
2014-2015 Academic Year

glaGerald L. Alexanderson, Michael and Elizabeth Valeriote Professor
B.A., University of Oregon; M.S., Stanford University
Specialties: combinatorics, number theory
Office: O'Connor Hall, Room 5
Phone: 408-554-6894
Email: galexand at math dot scu.edu
Personal Homepage

Glenn D. Appleby, Associate Professor, Chair of the Department
A.B., University of Chicago; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Specialties: algebra, differential equations
Office: O'Connor Hall, Room 2
Phone: 408-551-7085
Email: gappleby at scu.edu

José Barría, Professor
B.A., University of Concepción; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington
Specialties: operator theory, functional analysis
Office: O'Connor Hall, Room 327
Phone: 408-554-6885
Email: jbarria at math dot scu.edu

Robert A. Bekes, Associate Professor
B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon
Specialties: functional analysis, statistics
Office: O'Connor Hall, Room 34
Phone: 408-554-4883
Email: rbekes at scu.edu

Frank A. Farris, Associate Professor
B.A., Pomona College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Specialties: differential geometry, expository mathematics, mathematical economics
Office: O'Connor Hall, Room 314
Phone: 408-554-4430
Email: ffarris at scu.edu
Personal Homepage

irving-125Corey Irving, Lecturer
B.S., M.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Ph.D., Texas A&M University
Specialty: algebraic geometry
Office:
O'Connor Hall, Room 29
Phone: 408-551-7082
Email: cfirving at scu.edu
Personal Homepage

Leonard F. Klosinski, Associate Professor
B.S., Santa Clara University; M.S., Oregon State University
Specialty: computer science
Office:
O'Connor Hall, Room 6
Phone: 408-554-6897
Personal Homepage

linnell-125Natalie Linnell, Lecturer
B.S., University of Minnesota; M.S., Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle
Specialty: computer science
Office:
O'Connor Hall, Room 26
Phone: 408-554-4552
Email: nlinnell at scu.edu
Personal Homepage

Mary Long, Lecturer
B.S., Santa Clara University; M.S., University of Oregon
Specialty: mathematics and physics
Office:
O'Connor Hall, Room 33
Phone: 408-554-2192
Email: mlong at scu.edu

Tamsen (Whitehead) McGinley, Associate Professor
B.A., San Diego State University; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego
Specialties: combinatorics, theoretical computer science
Office:
O'Connor Hall, Room 326
Phone: 408-554-4506
Email: tmcginley at scu.edu
Personal Homepage

George Mohler, Assistant Professor
B.S., Indiana University; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Specialties: applied mathematics
Office:
O'Connor Hall, Room 4
Phone: 408-554-4544
Email: gmohler at scu.edu
Personal Homepage

mmusa3 Mona Musa, Lecturer
B.S., University of Khartoum, Sudan; M.S., Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Specialties: algebra and coding theory, computer algebra systems
Office:
O'Connor Hall, Room 29
Phone:408-551-3322
Email: mbmusa at scu.edu

Maribeth Oscamou, Lecturer
B.S., Santa Clara University; M.S., University of Colorado, Boulder
Specialties: mathematics education
Office: O'Connor Hall, Room 27
Phone: 408-554-6898
Email: moscamou at scu.edu
Personal Homepage

Daniel N. Ostrov, Professor
B.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison; Ph.D., Brown University
Specialties: partial differential equations, applied analysis, applied mathematics
Office: O'Connor Hall, Room 332
Phone: 408-554-4551
Email: dostrov at scu.edu
Personal Homepage

Jean J. Pedersen, Professor
B.S., Brigham young University; M.S., University of Utah
Specialties: polyhedral geometry, combinatorics
Office: O'Connor Hall, Room 7
Phone: 408-554-4538
Email: jpedersen at scu.edu
Personal Homepage

Laurie Poe, Senior Lecturer
B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.S., San Jose State University
Specialties: mathematics education
Office: O'Connor Hall, Room 310
Phone: 408-554-2136
Email: lpoe at scu.edu

Edward F. Schaefer, Professor
B.S., University of California, Davis; Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Specialties: algebraic number theory, cryptography, arithmetic geometry
Office: O'Connor Hall, Room 309
Phone: 408-554-6899
Email: eschaefer at scu.edu
Personal Homepage

Richard A. Scott, Professor
B.S., Santa Clara University; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Specialties: topology, geometric group theory, algebraic geometry
Office: O'Connor Hall, Room 316
Phone: 408-554-4460
Email: rscott at scu.edu
Personal Homepage

Dennis C. Smolarski, S.J., Professor
B.S., Santa Clara University; M.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.Div, S.T.M., Jesuit School of Theology, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Specialties: numerical analysis,  iterative solution of linear systems
Office: O'Connor Hall, Room 33
Phone: 408-554-4174
Email: dsmolarski at scu.edu
Personal Homepage

Nicholas Tran, Associate Professor
B.S., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara
Specialties: information security, complexity theory
Office: O'Connor Hall, Room 28
Phone: 408-554-4465
Email: ntran at math dot scu.edu
Personal Homepage

Byron L. Walden, Associate Professor
B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.S., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University
Specialties: complex analysis, computer science
Office: O'Connor Hall, Room 32
Phone: 408-554-7868
Email: bwalden at scu.edu
Personal Homepage


 

Adjunct Yearly and Quarterly Faculty



Sayanti Banerjee, Adjunct Lecturer
B.A., M.A., University of Mumbai, India; M.A., University of South Florida; Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Specialties: mathematical neuroscience
Office: O'Connor 308
Phone: 408-554-3158
Email: spbanerjee at scu.edu

damm-125Suzanne Damm, Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer

Specialty: mathematics education
Office: O'Connor Hall, Room 27
Phone: 408-551-3378
Email:sdamm at scu.edu

Peter Friedenbach, Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer
Specialty: graph theory
Office: O'Connor Hall, Room 311
Phone: 408-551-3324
Email: pfriedenbach at scu.edu

Wyatt Howard, Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer
B.A., University of California, Berkeley, M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz
Specialty: geometry
Office:
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Kevin McCandless, Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer
B.S., M.S., California Polytechnic State University
Specialty: mathematics education
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Norman Paris, Adjunct Lecturer
B.S., B.A., San Jose State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of California, Davis
Specialties: physics
Office: Daly O'Connor 103A
Phone: 408-551-3326
Email: nparis at scu.edu

terizzano-125Ignacio Terrizanno, Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer

Specialty: computer science
Office: O'Connor Hall, Room 7
Phone: 408-554-4538
Email:iterrizanno at scu.edu

Julia Zuev, Quarterly Adjunct Lecturer
B.S., University of California, Berkeley; Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder
Specialties: applied mathematics
Office: O'Connor 310
Phone: 408-551-3339
Email: jzuev at scu.edu

Staff

acruz-125Andrea Cruz, Administrative Assistant
Office: O'Connor Hall, Room 1
Phone: 408-554-4525


Openings for Faculty Positions

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