Faculty and Staff

Jeff Denny, Ph.D., Florida State University, 2000
     denny_jk@mercer.edu
      478-301-5981
      Ware 219
Interests: mathematical biology, mathematical modeling, analysis

Sharon G. Hardnett (adjunct), Ed.D., Wilmington University, 2013
     hardnett_sg@mercer.edu
     478-301-2847
     Ware 110 B
Interests: mathematics education

Kedrick R. Hartfield, Ph.D., University of Georgia, 2002
     hartfield_kr@mercer.edu
     478-301-2821
     Ware 111
Interests: mathematics education

Curtis D. Herink, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1977
     herink_cd@mercer.edu
     478-301-4172
     Ware 214
Interests: set theory, combinatorics

Carmen Hicks (Administrative Assistant)
     hicks_cg@mercer.edu
     478-301-2814
     Math Office

Keith E. Howard (Chair), Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 2000
     howard_ke@mercer.edu
     478-301-5983
     Ware 112
Interests: differential equations, mathematical modeling

Yuanting Lu, Ph.D., Florida State University, 2013
     lu_y@mercer.edu
     478-301-2799
     Ware 218
Interests: statistical learning and machine learning

M. Hope McIlwain, Ph.D., Rice Unviersity, 1998
     mcilwain_mh@mercer.edu
     478-301-5637
     Ware 21
Interests: graph theory, sports analysis

Kedar Nepal, Ph.D. Oklahoma State University, 2014
     nepal_k@mercer.edu
     478-301-5132
     Ware 119
Interests: mathematics education, professional development

David G. Nelson, Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1991
     nelson_dg@mercer.edu
     478-301-2797
     Ware 212
Interests: statistics

Jeff Pullen, Ph.D., Tulane University, 2012
     pullen_j@mercer.edu
     478-301-4014
     Ware 213
Interests: algebraic and applied topology

Drew Shealy (lecturer), M.S., College of Charleston, 2011
     shealy_ak@mercer.edu
     478-301-4184
     Ware 110A
Interests: mathematics education

Cynthia Starr (adjunct), Ed.S., Troy University, 1995
    starr_cm@mercer.edu
    478-301-2847
    Ware 110 B
Interests: mathematics education

Mark (Bobby) Stecker (adjunct), M.S., Louisiana State University A&M , 2004
    stecher_mr@mercer.edu 
Interests: competitive mathematics, game theory, mathematics of origami and paper folding, and secondary math education.

Margaret Symington, Ph.D., Stanford University, 1996
     symington_mf@mercer.edu
     478-301-2815
     Ware 216
Interests: geometry and topology, symplectic topology

Carolyn Yackel, Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1998
     yackel_ca@mercer.edu
     478-301-5982
     Ware 220
Interests: mathematical art, commutative algebra, mathematics education