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Our Faculty

Faculty Emeritus

(Year of appointment in parentheses)

Permanent Faculty

Dr. J. Lynn Gieger (2002) Visit Professor Nardo's Website(Division Chair)
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Millsaps College; M.A., M.A.T., Duke University; Ph.D., University of Georgia.

Dissertation title: "A Model of Academic Choice for Mathematically Talented College Women."

Office: Hearst 311, ext. 3412. lgieger@oglethorpe.edu

Dr. John C. Merkel III (2010) Visit Professor Gieger's Website
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., Arizona State University; Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Teaching and Research Interests: applied mathematics, dynamical systems, classical mechanics, geometry

Office: Lupton 302, ext. 8519. jmerkel@oglethorpe.edu

Visit Professor Nardo's WebsiteDr. John C. Nardo (2000) On Sabbatical 2014-2015
Professor of Mathematics
B.A., Wake Forest University; M.S., Ph.D., Emory University.

Teaching and Research Interests: knot theory, probability, statistics, topology, mathematical economics.

Office: Lupton 311, ext. 8327. jnardo@oglethorpe.edu

Dr. Brian Patterson (2011) Visit Professor Nardo's Website
Assistant Professor of Computer Science & Mathematics
B.A., Carleton College; M.S., Ph.D., Iowa State University.

Teaching and Research Interests: artificial intelligence, computation & complexity, graph theory, machine learning, probability, and statistics.

Office: Goslin 320, ext. 1322. bpatterson@oglethorpe.edu

Dr. Philip D. Tiu (1995)
Associate Professor of Mathematics
B.S., University of San Carlos-Philippines; A.M., Ph.D., Dartmouth College.

Teaching and Research Interests: number theory, probability, combinatorics.

Office: Goslin 321, ext. 8431. ptiu@oglethorpe.edu

Contributing Faculty

Rett McBride (2010)
Instructor of Mathematics

B.S., Armstrong Atlantic State University; M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology



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