Education:
Research:

Computational commutative algebra,

Computational algebraic geometry

Algebraic combinatorics

Dimension theory of partially ordered sets (posets).
Current activities at SHSU:
 CoDirector of the Pacific Undergraduate Research Experience in
Mathematics (PURE Math),
funded by the National
Science Foundation and National Security Agency.
 Teaching for Spring 2013: Math 3300 (Introduction to Mathematical Thought), Math 3377 (Linear Algebra).
 MAA Departmental Liaison
 Member of MAA Subcommittee on Research Done by Undergraduates
 Member of SHSU Committee on Faculty Diversity.
 Member of College of Science Undergraduate Research
Awards Committee.
Courses Taught:
 Math 1420: Calculus I
 Math 1430: Calculus II
 Math 1332: College Mathematics
 Math 1314: College Algebra
 Math 1324: Mathematics for Managerial Decision Making
 Math 2395: Discrete Mathematics
 Math 3300: Introduction to Mathematical Thought
 Math 3377: Linear Algebra
 Math 4377: Algebraic Structures
 Math 5360: Computational Commutative Algebra
 Math 6368: Advanced Linear Algebra
 Math 6335, 6336: Abstract Algebra I, II.
Masters Students:
 Darrel Silva, M.S. 2007. Order Dimension of Layered Generalized Crowns.
 Khulud Alyousef, M.S. 2008. Sandpile groups of Prisms and
Flowers.
 Mark Lane, M.S. 2008. Algebraic Combinatorics of Magic Circles.
 Charity Bankhead, M.S. 2011. Strict Hypergraphs of Critical Pairs
for Generalized Crowns.
 Sarah Spielvogel, M.S. 2012. On Constructing Form Systems for
Ternary Quartic Forms: A Translation and Modern Interpretation of
Emmy Noether's Doctoral Dissertation.
Last updated by Rebecca Garcia, April 3, 2013
