Mathematics and Statistics Faculty

Associate Professor

Department Chair: Mathematics and Statistics

When Karen went to college, she was convinced that she would be an English and history double major. Her first-year proof-based calculus class... read more

Arnold Adelberg portrait
Professor, Emeritus

Arnold's research interests lie in number theory and algebraic geometry. He recently published the paper "Bounds of divided universal Bernoulli numbers and universal Kummer congruences," (with S.... read more

Jeffrey Blanchard portrait
Assistant Professor

On leave for 2013-2014 Academic Year

Jeff is an applied harmonic analyst studying composite dilation wavelets and compressed sensing. With applications to digital signal processing, these... read more

Chamberland Marc
Myra Steele Professor of Mathematics

Marc Chamberland enjoys teaching a diverse set of courses in the mathematics curriculum. With the support of an NSF grant, he has developed materials to emphasize computer discovery.

Marc... read more

Christopher French
Associate Professor

Christopher's research involves the study of association schemes. This study originally arose in statistics, but has since yielded applications to a wide variety of other fields, including coding... read more


I am currently a 5th year graduate student at the University of Iowa. My research work is in Operator Theory with Reproducing Kernel Hilbert Correspondences (RKHC's). I did my undergraduate... read more

Professor, Emeritus

Gene's greatest interest for many years has been the use of computing in teaching and learning mathematics. The most significant result of his efforts in this area is the textbook which he... read more

Professor, Emeritus/Emerita

When Chuck moved from Senior Faculty Status to Professor Emeritus, he gave up his last teaching related duty: conducting summer research with Grinnell students. This was an activity he began in... read more

Associate Professor

Jeff came to Grinnell in 2009, and was previously a faculty member at Mississippi State University and the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, where he taught a variety of statistics... read more

Associate Professor

Professor Kuiper’s courses at Grinnell emphasize the application of statistics to multiple disciplines, a topic she also emphasizes in her research. Prior to teaching, she worked as a senior... read more

Katherine McClelland
Lecturer, Senior Faculty
Assistant Professor

Joe's research interests lie in mathematical logic. With the tools of logic, he is able to play the spoiler in mathematics by showing that certain statements are either impossible to prove or... read more

Professor, Emeritus/Emerita

Emily's research is in combinatorics. She has published papers in graph theory (where G is a graph, v is a vertex, and chi is the chromatic number of a graph) and in difference sets (where G is a... read more

Professor, Emeritus/Emerita
Senior Faculty

My scholarship has mostly been in statistics education, where I have contributed journal articles, organized and participated in sessions and panels at national meetings, edited one book for the... read more

Assistant Professor

Chris taught statistics at Washington High School before moving into administrative work as an assessment specialist in the Cedar Rapids, IA, community schools. He comes to Grinnell after teaching... read more

Assistant Professor

Jen works in a field of math called arithmetic geometry. Her research blends ideas from geometry, algebra, and number theory. And no, it doesn't mean that she is any good at arithmetic. When she... read more

Assistant Professor

Nick is new to Grinnell this year; he just completed his PhD from the University of Iowa this summer. This year he is teaching Calculus and Combinatorics.

His work lies in the intersection... read more

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor of Mathematics and StatisticsOn-Campus Address:  Science 2220Education / Degrees: B.A., M.A., Ph.D., UCLA


Royce Wolf
On Leave for 2013-2014 Academic Year
Associate Professor

Royce studies spherical virtual knots, a concept defined and explored by his summer research students. Characterizing these knots relies on interplay between combinatorics, topology and algebra.... read more