Department Leadership & Contacts

Graduate Directors

All Faculty

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Jeffrey Adler Professor CAS - Math and Statistics

Jeffrey Adler conducts research mainly in harmonic analysis and representation theory (which can be thought of as the study of symmetry from a formal point of view), and also occasionally supervises u

  jadler@american.edu

  (202) 885-3361

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Maria Barouti Senior Professorial Lecturer & Assoc. Director of the Data Science Programs CAS - Math and Statistics

Maria Barouti is a Machine Learning educator, with teaching experience in Data Science courses such as Statistical Machine Learning, Regression, Programing in R and Data Science Applications. Also, sh

  barouti@american.edu

  (202) 885-3132

Zois Boukouvalas Asst Professor CAS - Math and Statistics

Dr. Boukouvalas' research focuses on the development of interpretable machine learning models and algorithms for the analysis of big multi-modal data, by combining aspects from information geometry, m

  boukouva@american.edu

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Stephen Casey Professor CAS - Math and Statistics

Stephen Casey is a founding member of the Editorial Board for Sampling Theory in Signal and Image Processing (STSIP) and an Associate Editor of The Journal of Signal and Image Processing. He was chair

  scasey.american@american.edu

  (202) 885-3126

Caitlyn Conklin Administrative Assistant CAS - Math and Statistics

Caitlyn Conklin is the Administrative Assistant for the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. She provides administrative support on behalf AU students, faculty, and the Department. Caitlyn has ha

  conklin@american.edu

Kristina Crona Assoc Professor CAS - Math and Statistics

Dr. Crona's research area is mathematical evolutionary biology, with focus on adaptation. An important application is antimicrobial drug resistance, where the goal is to predict, prevent and manage dr

  kcrona@american.edu

  (202) 885-3182

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Donna Dietz Sr Professorial Lecturer CAS - Math and Statistics

Dr. Dietz completed her Master's degree at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and her PhD at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in upstate New York. She has taught Mathematics and Computer Science i

  dietz@american.edu

  (202) 885-6804

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Artur Elezi Assoc Professor CAS - Math and Statistics

Prior to joining AU in 2002, Dr Elezi held postdoctoral positions at Stanford University and Brigham Young University. His training is in applications of Algebraic Geometry in High Energy Physics, esp

  aelezi@american.edu

  (202) 885-3119

Last name starts with G

David Gerard Asst Professor CAS - Math and Statistics

David obtained a bachelor's in Mathematics and Molecular Genetics, followed by a master's in Statistics at The Ohio State University before pursuing a PhD in Statistics at the University of Washington

  dgerard@american.edu

Jeff Gill Distinguished Professor SPA - Government

Jeff Gill is Distinguished Professor of Government and of Mathematics & Statistics. He is also a member of the Center for Neuroscience and Behavior and the inaugural Director at SPA's

  jgill@american.edu

  (202) 885-6275

Bernadette Gormally Senior Administrative Assistant CAS - Math and Statistics

Bernadette Gormally is the Senior Administrative Assistant for the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. She assists the Department Chair and faculty for Mathematics in all departmental administra

  gormally@american.edu

Mary Gray Distinguished Professor CAS - Math and Statistics

A statistician and lawyer, Professor Gray’s areas of research include applications of statistics to human rights, economic equity, legal issues, and education. She is the founder of the Association fo

  mgray@american.edu

  (202) 885-3171

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Jeffrey Hakim Professor CAS - Math and Statistics

Jeffrey Hakim’s research primarily lies within the broad mathematical areas of representation theory and harmonic analysis. Most recently, he has focused on supercuspidal representations and symmetric

  jhakim@american.edu

  (202) 885-3131

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Alexandra Kapatou Hurst Sr Prof Lecturer CAS - Math and Statistics

Alexandra (Aleka) Kapatou grew up in the sunny, Mediterranean country of Greece. Her studies in Greece included mathematics, architectural drawing, freehand drawing, and geology. After arriving in the

  kapatou@american.edu

  (202) 885-6471

Michael Keynes Sr Professorial Lecturer CAS - Math and Statistics

After obtaining a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Washington studying representation of real reductive Lie groups, Dr. Keynes was an NSF postdoctoral fellow at UC Berkeley studying mathemati

  keynes@american.edu

  (202) 885-3151

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Joshua Lansky Professor CAS - Math and Statistics

Dr. Lansky attended Brown University as an undergraduate. He graduated magna cum laude with Honors in 1993 with an ScB degree in mathematics and physics. He did his graduate study in mathematics at Ha

  lansky@american.edu

  (202) 885-3687

Michael Limarzi Hurst Sr Prof Lecturer CAS - Math and Statistics

Mike Limarzi earned his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University in 2011 focusing in algebraic number theory. He received his bachelor's degree from Georgetown University, spending a semester abroad in Flo

  limarzi@american.edu

  (202) 885-3146

Jun Lu Assoc Professor CAS - Math and Statistics

Jun Lu got his Bachelor's degree in statistics from East China Normal University in Shanghai, China, his hometown. he then went to University of Missouri-Columbia, from where he received his Ph.D. in

  lu@american.edu

  (202) 885-3042

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Elizabeth Malloy Associate Professor and Director of the Data Science Programs CAS - Math and Statistics

I am an applied statistician with a primary focus in biostatistics. My main interest is in applications to occupational and environmental health settings, although I have had the privilege of working

  (202) 885-3614

Nimai Mehta Sr Professorial Lecturer CAS - Math and Statistics

As an economist and statistician, Professor Mehta’s area of research is on the quality and use of data under varying institutional contexts. He is the lead coordinator of a multidisciplinary effort at

  (202) 885-3017

Jaime Miller Hurst Sr Prof Lecturer CAS - Math and Statistics

Jaime Miller began teaching at American University in Fall 2006 after completing separate master's degrees in Mathematics and Education. Her graduate research included work in the areas of Differentia

  jmiller@american.edu

  (202) 885-3685

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John Nolan Professor CAS - Math and Statistics

Prof. Nolan has taught at the University of Zambia (in Africa), and Kenyon College (in Ohio), and worked in a software company before coming to American University. His main research interests are in

  jpnolan@american.edu

  (202) 885-3140

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Saida Zardi Instructor CAS - Math and Statistics

Saida Zardi earned a Masters degree in Applied Mathematics from Université Paris-Dauphine (France). Previously, She lectured a number of maths and stats courses ( attach syllabus document) at the Univ

  zardi@american.edu