# Mathematics and Computer Science: Faculty and Staff

**Professors**

**Chris Seaton**. 2004. B.A., Kalamazoo College; Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder. (Differential geometry, differential topology, orbifolds, Lie groupoids, singular symplectic reduction, invariant theory.)

**Associate Professors**

**Ibrahim Abdelrazeq**. 2015. B.S., Yarmouk University; M.S., New Mexico State University; Ph.D., University of Ottawa. (Time series analysis, financial and actuarial mathematics, parametric and nonparametric goodness of fit tests.)

**Erin N. Bodine**. 2010. E.C. Ellett Professorship of Mathematics and Computer Science. B.S. and B.A., Harvey Mudd College; Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (Optimal control theory, mathematical ecology, differential equations, discrete difference equations, individual and agent based modeling.)

**Eric Gottlieb**. 1998. B.S., Antioch College; M.S., University of Washington; Ph.D., University of Miami. (Algebraic combinatorics.)

**Phillip B. Kirlin**. 2012. B.S., University of Maryland; M.S. and Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst. (Artificial intelligence, machine learning, music informatics.)

**D. Brian Larkins**. 2015. B.S., M.S., Ph.D., The Ohio State University. (Parallel programming, programming languages, network security.)

**Christopher Mouron**. 2002. B.S., Lafayette College; M.S. and Ph.D., Texas Tech University. (Topology, continuum theory, discrete dynamical systems.)

**Betsy Williams Sanders**. 2007. B.S., Millsaps College; M.S. and Ph.D., Vanderbilt University. (Computer graphics and animation.)

**Catherine E. Welsh**. 2013. B.S., Ursinus College; M.S., Lehigh University; Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. (Bioinformatics, computational genetics.)

**Assistant Professors**

**Marion Lang.** 2019. B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania; M.S., Ph.D., The Ohio State University. (specification and verification of distributed systems, large-scale distributed data processing and analytics systems.)

**Erika Parr. **2021. B.A., University of Dallas; Ph.D., Arizona State University. (Mathematics education)

**Ross T. Sowell**. 2018. B.S., Sewanee: The University of the South; Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis. (Human-robot interaction, computer graphics, computer science education.)

*Printed from: https://catalog.rhodes.edu/programs-study/mathematics-and-computer-science/mathematics-and-computer-science-faculty-and-staff*