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Faculty & Staff



Gareth E. Roberts

Department Chair
Ph.D., Boston University, 1999, B.A., Oberlin College, 1992
Fields: Dynamical Systems, Celestial Mechanics 
Office: Haberlin 305 Phone: (508) 793-2350
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John T. Anderson

Ph.D., Brown University, 1986, B.A., Princeton University, 1981
Fields: Several Complex Variables 
Office: Swords 340 Phone: (508) 793-2530
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Cristina M. Ballantine

Anthony and Renee Marlon Professor in the Sciences
Ph.D., University of Toronto, 1998, M.Sc., University of Toronto, Diplom, University of Stuttgart
Fields: Number Theory, Automorphic Forms and Representation Theory, Combinatorics 
Office: Smith 323 Phone: (508) 793-3940
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Peter Bonventre

Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2017, B.S. Union College, 2011
Fields: Algebraic Topology, Equivariant Stable Homotopy Theory 
Office: Swords 325 Phone: (508) 793-2400
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Thomas E. Cecil

Distinguished Professor of Science
Ph.D., Brown University, 1973, A.B., College of the Holy Cross, 1968
Fields: Differential Geometry, Submanifolds 
Office: Swords 337 Phone: (508) 793-2719
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Charlene Dacey

Academic Administrative Assistant 
Office: Swords 338 Phone: (508) 793-3374



David B. Damiano

Ph.D., Brown University, 1980, A.B. Dartmouth College, 1975
Fields: Topology, Global Analysis 
Office: Swords 341 Phone: (508) 793-2476
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Alisa A. Destefano

Associate Professor
On Leave 2020-2021
Ph.D., Dartmouth College, 1992, A.M. Dartmouth College, 1989, B.S., Northeastern University, 1987
Fields: Control Theory, Dynamical Systems 
Office: Haberlin 304 Phone: (508) 793-2403
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Zack Fitzsimmons

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Rochester Institute of Technology, 2017, B.S., Siena College, 2012
Fields: Computational Social Choice, Artificial Intelligence, Theory 
Office: Haberlin 310 Phone: (508) 793-2546
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Sharon M. Frechette

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Dartmouth College, 1997, B.A., Boston University, 1988
Fields: Number Theory, Modular Forms 
Office: Swords 337 Phone: (508) 793-2257
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Margaret N. Freije

Provost and Dean of the College
Ph.D., Brown University, 1986, B.A., Boston College, 1980
Fields: Number Theory 
Office: Fenwick 115 Phone: (508) 793-2238
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Ting Gu

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2016, M.E., Central China Normal University, 2010, B.S., Central China Normal University, 2007
Fields: Cryptography, Security 
Office: Haberlin 309 Phone: (508) 793-3762
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Andrew D. Hwang

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1993, B.A. University of California at Berkeley, 1986
Fields: Differential Geometry, Complex Manifolds, and Global Analysis 
Office: Swords 339 Phone: (508) 793-2458
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Saba Kadady

Visiting Instructor 
Office: Swords Hall Phone: (508) 793-3374


Laurie Smith King

Ph.D., College of William and Mary, 1992, M.S., College of William and Mary, 1983, B.A., Virginia Tech, 1980
Fields: Hardware/Software Co-Design, Programming Languages, Ethics 
Office: Haberlin 307 Phone: (508) 793-2248
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Steven P. Levandosky

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Brown University, 1997, A.B., College of the Holy Cross, 1992
Fields: Analysis, Partial Differential Equations 
Office: Swords 336 Phone: (508) 793-3358
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John B. Little

Distinguished Professor of Science
Ph.D., Yale University, 1980, A.B. Haverford College, 1976
Fields: Algebraic Geometry, Computational Methods, Coding Theory 
Office: Swords 331 Phone: (508) 793-2274
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Reginald McGee

Assistant Professor
On Leave 2020-2021
Ph.D., Purdue University, 2015, B.S. Florida A&M University, 2009
Fields: Mathematical Oncology, Biomedical Informatics 
Office: Swords 326 Phone: (508) 793-2635
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Constance Royden

Dean, Class of 2024
Ph.D., University of California at San Francisco, 1988, B.S., California Institute of Technology, 1980
Fields: Neuroscience, Motion Perception in Human Vision, Computational Modeling 
Office: Haberlin 308 Phone: (508) 793-2472
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Eric Ruggieri

Associate Professor
On Leave 2020-2021
Ph.D., Brown University, 2010, Sc. M., Brown University, 2006, B.A., Providence College, 2005
Fields: Statistics 
Office: Swords 325 Phone: (508) 793-2400
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Edward J. Soares

Associate Professor
Statistics Minor Coordinator
Ph.D., University of Arizona, 1994, M.S., University of Rhode Island, 1987, B.A., Providence College, 1983
Fields: Medical Image Processing and Analysis, Multivariate Statistical Decision and Estimation Theory, Translational Medicine and Drug Discovery, Chemometric Analysis of GC-MS 
Office: Haberlin 306 Phone: (508) 793-3368
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Shannon Stock

Associate Professor
On Leave Fall 2020
Ph.D., Harvard University, 2011, M.S., University of California, Los Angeles, 2005, B.S., University of California, Los Angeles, 2004
Fields: Biostatistics, Tree-Structured Methods 
Office: Haberlin 311 Phone: (508) 793-3312
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Lyda Urresta

Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Notre Dame, 2020, B.S. Union College, 2011
Fields: Geometric Vertex Operator Algebras 
Office: Haberlin 308 


Kevin Walsh

Associate Professor
Computer Science Coordinator
Ph.D., Cornell University, 2012, M.S., Cornell University, 2007, B.S., Cornell University, 1998
Fields: Security, Networks, Systems 
Office: Swords 335 Phone: (508) 793-3943
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Amanda Welch

Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Virginia Tech, 2019, B.S. Northern Kentucky University, 2013
Fields: Algebraic Combinatorics 
Office: Haberlin 304 Phone: (508) 793-3958


Rebecca Winarski

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Georgia Tech, 2014, B.S. (Math) B.A. (Psychology) Case Western Reserve University, 2008
Fields: Geometric Group Theory, Low Dimensional Topology, Complex Dynamics 
Office: Swords 332 Phone: (508) 793-3374

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Faculty Associate


Catherine A. Roberts

Ph.D., Northwestern University, 1992, A.B., Bowdoin College, 1987
Fields: Applied Mathematics, Mathematic Modeling 
Office: American Mathematical Society Phone: (401) 455-4000
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Faculty Emeriti

Daniel G. Dewey

Associate Professor Emeritus
M.A., University of Kansas


Peter Perkins

Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley
Fields: Universal Algebra, Mathematical Logic



Melvin C. Tews

Associate Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., University of Washington
Fields: Harmonic Analysis, Functional Analysis