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Mathematics Department
216 Kingston Hall
Cheney, WA 99004
phone: 509.359.4315
fax: 509.359.4700

Faculty Directory

 Kingston Hall
The Department of Mathematics resides on the first two floors of Kingston Hall located on the corner of 5th Street and C-Street in Cheney, WA.
 
  • Dr. Keith Adolphson
    Dr. Keith Adolphson
    Associate Professor (2002...)
    Kingston 209
    Phone: 509.359.6066

    B.A., Distributive Science with Biology emphasis (1977), Gustavus Adolphus College
    M.S., National Security Affairs - Technical Intelligence (1990), Naval Postgraduate School
    M.A., National Security Affairs - Strategic Planning (1990), Naval Postgraduate School
    Ph.D., Instructional Leadership & Academic Curriculum/Mathematics Education (2002), University of Oklahoma
    Mathematics Education:  K-8 Mathematics Teaching & Learning, Discourse, Technology

  • Dr. Barbara Alvin
    Dr. Barbara Alvin
    Professor & Department Chair (1983...)
    Kingston 213
    Phone: 509.359.2203
    A.B., Spanish, Miami University, Oxford OH (1974).
    M.S. Mathematics (1976); M.S., Statistics (1976), Miami University, Oxford, OH.
    Ph.D., Bio statistics, University of Washington (1983).
    Bio statistics; Health science statistics/Specialty is serving as a connection between users of statistics & statistical theory.
  • Mr. Anthony Baraconi
    Mr. Anthony Baraconi
    Developmental Math ALEKS Lab Services Manager (2012...)
    Monroe 302
    Phone: 509.359.2281
    B.A. (2010) & M.S. (2012), Mathematics, Eastern Washington University
  • Mr. Rick Biggerstaff
    Mr. Rick Biggerstaff
    Lecturer (2013...)
    KGS 201
    Phone: 509.350.2780

    B.A., Secondary Mathematics  (1987) & M.S., Mathematics (1994), Eastern Washington University
    Current Washington State Teaching Certificate for Secondary Mathematics
              with endorsements in Physics & Computer Programing

  • Dr. Joy Bjerke
    Dr. Joy Bjerke
    Lecturer (2012...)
    Kingston 112
    Phone: 509.359.4272

    BA & MA, Mathematics, California State University, Fresno
    Ed D, Educational Leadership, University of La Verne

  • Dr. Louis Blair
    Dr. Louis Blair
    Lecturer & Actuarial Science Advisor (2007...)
    Kingston 107
    Phone: 509.359.6070
    B.S., Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1976)
    M.S., Mathematics, University of Illinois (1982)
    Ph.D., Mathematics, Carnegie Mellon University (1991)
  • Ms. Katie Campbell
    Ms. Katie Campbell
    Interim Mathematics Specialist/TRIO Mathematics Lab Manager (2013...)
    TRIO Math Lab, Kingston 117B
    Phone: 509.359.7392
    B.A. (2010) & M.S. (2013), Mathematics, Eastern Washington University
  • Dr. Daniel Canada
    Dr. Daniel Canada
    Professor (2003...)
    B.S., Mathematics, Biola University, California (1988).
    M.S., Mathematics & Teaching Cert., Western Washington University (1994).
    Ph.D., Mathematics Education, Portland State University (2004).
    Fullbright Scholar Research in Tanzania, South Africa (2009-2010)
    Mathematics Education:  Understanding variance
  • Dr. Carlos Castillo-Garsow
    Dr. Carlos Castillo-Garsow
    Assistant Professor (2013...)
    Kingston 106
    Phone: 509.359.6946

    B.S., Biometry & Statistics, Cornell University (2003)
    M.A., Linguistics, State University of New York--Buffalo (2006)
    Ph.D., Mathematics, Arizona State University (2010)

  • Dr. Jackie Coomes
    Dr. Jackie Coomes
    Lecturer (1999-2005) & Associate Professor (2005...)
    Kingston 204
    Phone: 509.359.4232
    B.S., Mathematics, University of California, Davis (1993).
    M.S., Mathematics, Eastern Washington University (1998).
    Ph.D., Mathematics Education, Washington State University (2006).
    Mathematics Education: Relationships Between Community, Interactions, and Ways of Knowing In College Precalculus Classes
  • Mr. Raymond Dempsey
    Mr. Raymond Dempsey
    Lecturer (2013...)
    Kingston 201
    Phone: 509.359.4314

    B.S., Mathematics, Universaity of Wisconsin--Green Bay (2008)
    M.S., Mathematics, University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee (2013)
    Algebra, Analysis, & Mathematics Education

  • Dr. Diane Dowd
    Dr. Diane Dowd
    Professor (1995...)
    Kingston 108
    Phone: 509.359.2876

    B.A., Elementary Education, Asbury College, Kentucky (1977).
    M.A., Mathematics Education, California State University, Sacramento (1982).
    Ph.D., Mathematics Education, Washington State University (1995).
    Mathematics education: (1) Teaching and learning K-8 content, (2) Understanding of teacher education candidates (K-8) 

  • Mr. Anthony Frenk
    Mr. Anthony Frenk
    Lecturer (2013...)
    Kingston 129
    Phone: 509.359.2790
    B.S., Mathematics (2011) & M.S., Applied Mathematics (2013), Eastern Washington University
  • Dr. Dale Garraway
    Dr. Dale Garraway
    Associate Professor (2003...)
    Kingston 206
    Phone: 509.359.6072
    B.S., Mathematics, Simon Fraser University, (1996)
    M.S., (1997); Ph.D., (2002) Mathematics, Dalhousie University
    Category Theory, Graph Theory
  • Dr. Ron Gentle
    Dr. Ron Gentle
    Professor (1990...)
    Kingston 212
    Phone: 509.359.6478
    B.S., Mathematics, University of Toronto (1976).
    M.S., (1978); Ph.D (1982), Mathematics, University of British Columbia.
    Abelian category theory; Ring theory, Representation theory of artin algebras.
  • Mr. David Goering
    Mr. David Goering
    Senior Lecturer (1990...)
    Kingston 210
    Phone: 509.359.6858
    B.A., Mathematics, Kansas University (1977)
    M.S., Mathematics, Eastern Washington University (1990)
    Geometry & Probability
  • Ms. Melissa Graham
    Ms. Melissa Graham
    Senior Lecturer & Director of Mathematics Tutoring Lab
    Kingston 105
    Phone: 509.359.2541

    B.A.E., Secondary Mathematics & B.A., Physics, Eastern Washington University (2002)
    M.S., Mathematics, Eastern Washington University (2004)

  • Mr. Michael Graham
    Mr. Michael Graham
    Senior Lecturer (2000...)
    Kingston 109
    Phone: 509.359.6076
    B.A. (1991) & M.S. (1993), Mathematics, Eastern Washington University.
    The inverse problem of Galois theory.
  • Dr. Christian K. Hansen
    Dr. Christian K. Hansen
    Associate Dean of Computing and Engineering Sciences and Professor (1993...)
    Kingston 208
    Phone: 509.359.6068
    M.S., Electrical Engineering (1988); Ph.D., Statistics (1991), Technical University of Denmark.
    Reliability theory; Statistical process control, experimental design.
    Industrial applications of statistics.
  • Ms. Jane Lane
    Ms. Jane Lane
    Senior Lecturer and APTP Mathematics Placement Test Coordinator
    Kingston 101
    Phone: 509.359.4311
    B.A., Romance Linguistics, University of Washington (1974).
    M.S., Mathematics Education, Montana State University (1998).
    Mathematics Education: 9-12.
  • Dr. Hyung Sook Lee
    Dr. Hyung Sook Lee
    Assistant Professor (2008...)
    Kingston 205
    Phone: 509.359.2894
    B.S., Mathematics Education, Seoul National University (1988).
    M.S., Mathematics, KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) (1990).
    Ph.D., Mathematics Education, University of Georgia (2008).
    Secondary Mathematics Teaching Certificate (7-12).
  • Mr. Jim Leigh
    Mr. Jim Leigh
    Lecturer (2012...)
    Kingston 103
    Phone: 509.359.7412

    B.S., Mathematics, University of Washington (1968)
    M.S.N.S., Mathematics, Seattle University (1973)

  • Mr. Peter Lowe
    Mr. Peter Lowe
    Lecturer (2012...)
    Kingston 115
    Phone: 509.359.6232
    B.A.E., Secondary Mathematics (2002) & M.S., College Instruction/Mathematics (2005), Eastern Washington University
  • Dr. Frank Lynch
    Dr. Frank Lynch
    Assistant Professor (2013...)
    Kingston 311
    Phone: 509.359.7067
    B.A., Mathematics & B.A., Physics, Magna Cum Laude, (1999), Linfield College
    M.S. (2001) & Ph.D. (2010)Mathematics, University of Utah
  • Ms. Kelly Lynn
    Ms. Kelly Lynn
    Mathematics Specialist (2009-13) & Lecturer (2011...)
    Kingston 111
    Phone: 509.359.2251
    B.A. (2006) & M.S. (2008), Mathematics, Eastern Washington University
  • Ms. Rebecca Meyer
    Ms. Rebecca Meyer
    Lecturer (2013...)
    Kingston 104
    Phone: 509.359.6729

    B.S., Mathematics, Whitworth University (2011)
    M.S., Mathematics, Eastern Washington University (2013)

  • Dr. Gayle Millsaps
    Dr. Gayle Millsaps
    Assistant Professor (2013...)
    Kingston 110
    Phone: 509.359.6743

    B.A., English, University of Tennessee (1978)
    M.A., Mathematics (1989) & Ph.D., Mathematics Education (2005), The Ohio State University

  • Mr. Christopher Mullins
    Mr. Christopher Mullins
    Lecturer (2013...)
    Kingston 202
    Phone: 509.359.6071

    B.S., Mathematics, Gonzaga University (2011)
    M.S., Mathematics, Eastern Washington University (2013)

  • Mr. Wade Neilson
    Mr. Wade Neilson
    Lecturer (2013...)
    Kingston 102
    Phone: 509.359.4310

    B.A.E., Secondary Mathematics (2011) & M.A., Teaching K-9 Mathematics, Eastern Washington University (2013)

  • Dr. Yves Nievergelt
    Dr. Yves Nievergelt
    Professor (1985...)
    Kingston 127
    Phone: 509.359.4259
    Diploma in Mathematics, Ecole Polytechnique, Switzerland (1976).
    Ph.D. & M.S., Mathematics - Several Complex Variables (1984); Ph.D., Mathematics - Several Complex Variables (1984), University of Washington.
    Applied analysis (mathematics applied to chemistry, medical diagnostic imaging, and physics), Complex analysis, and Numerical analysis (mathematics of scientific programming).
  • Dr. Andrew Oster
    Dr. Andrew Oster
    Assistant Professor (2013...)
    Kingston 306
    Phone: 509.359.6742

    B.S., Mathematics & minor in Computer Science, Magna Cum Laude, (2000), Cal Poly
    M.S. (2002) & Ph.D. (2006), Mathematics, University of Utah

  • Dr. Hugh Sullivan
    Dr. Hugh Sullivan
    Professor (1967...)
    Kingston 207
    Phone: 509.359.6133
    B.A., (1962) and M.A. (1964), Mathematics, University of Montana.
    Ph.D., Mathematics, Washington State University (1968).
    Mathematical Systems Theory & Topology.
  • Dr. Elena Toneva
    Dr. Elena Toneva
    Professor (2000...)
    Kingston 211
    Phone: 509.359.6073

    M.S., (1972); Ph.D., (1979), Mathematics, University of Sofia.
    Functional analysis and Harmonic analysis on abstract groups. 

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