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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 of Mathematics Education (2002...)
    Kingston 329
    Phone: 509.359.6066
    Fax: 509.359.4700

    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
    Research Interests:  K-8 Mathematics Teaching & Learning, Discourse, Technology

  • Mr. Ryan Allison
    Mr. Ryan Allison
    Lecturer (2013...)
    Kingston 101
    Phone: 509.359.4311
    Fax: 509.359.4700

    B.S., Mathematics (2005) Portland State University
    M.S.T., Mathematics (2008) Portland State University


  • Dr. Barbara Alvin
    Dr. Barbara Alvin
    Professor & Department Chair (1983...)
    Kingston 317
    Phone: 509.359.2203
    Fax: 509.359.4700

    A.B., Spanish, Miami University (1974).
    M.S., Mathematics & M.S., Statistics , Miami University (1976)
    Ph.D., Bio statistics, University of Washington (1983).
    Research Interests:  Bio statistics; Health science statistics/Specialty is serving as a connection between users of statistics & statistical theory.

  • 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)
  • Dr. Daniel Canada
    Dr. Daniel Canada
    Professor of Mathematics Education (2003...)
    KGS 203
    Phone: 509.359.6074
    Fax: 5.9.359.4700

    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)
    Research Interests: Understanding variance

  • Dr. Carlos Castillo-Garsow
    Dr. Carlos Castillo-Garsow
    Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education(2013...)
    Kingston 106
    Phone: 509.359.6946
    Fax: 509.359.4700

    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
    Professor of Mathematics Education (2005...)
    Kingston 312
    Phone: 509.359.4232
    Fax: 509.359.4700

    B.S., Mathematics, University of California, Davis (1993).
    M.S., Mathematics, Eastern Washington University (1998).
    Ph.D., Mathematics Education, Washington State University (2006).
    Research Interests: Inservice and preservice mathematics teacher education, undergraduate mathematics teaching and learning, students' transitions from high school to college, personal epistemologies.  

  • Mr. Raymond Dempsey
    Mr. Raymond Dempsey
    Lecturer (2013...)
    Kingston 201
    Phone: 509.359.4314
    Fax: 509.359.4700

    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 of Mathematics Education (1995...)
    Kingston 108
    Phone: 509.359.2876
    Fax: 509.359.4700

    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).
    Research Interests: Teaching and learning K-8 content, Understanding of teacher education candidates (K-8) 

  • Mr. Ryan Downie
    Mr. Ryan Downie
    Lecturer (2015...)
    Kingston 115
    Phone: 509.359.4313
    Fax: 509.359.4700

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

  • Mr. Anthony Frenk
    Mr. Anthony Frenk
    Lecturer (2013...)
    Kingston 308
    Phone: 509.359.2790
    Fax: 509.359.4700

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

  • Dr. Dale Garraway
    Dr. Dale Garraway
    Associate Professor of Mathematics (2003...)
    Kingston 307
    Phone: 509.359.6072
    Fax: 509.359.4700

    B.S., Mathematics, Simon Fraser University, (1996)
    M.S., Mathematics, Dalhousie University (1997)
    Ph.D., Mathematics, Dalhousie University (2002)
    Research Interests:  Category Theory, Graph Theory

  • Dr. Ron Gentle
    Dr. Ron Gentle
    Professor of Mathematics(1990...)
    Kingston 310
    Phone: 509.359.6478
    Fax: 509.359.4700

    B.S., Mathematics, University of Toronto (1976).
    M.S., (1978); Ph.D (1982), Mathematics, University of British Columbia.
    Research Interests:  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
    Fax: 509.359.4700

    B.A., Mathematics, Kansas University (1977)
    M.S., Mathematics, Eastern Washington University (1990)
    Interests: Geometry & Probability

  • Ms. Melissa Graham
    Ms. Melissa Graham
    Senior Lecturer & Coordinator of RSHS (2004...)
    Kingston 105
    Phone: 509.359.2541
    Fax: 509.359.4700

    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
    Fax: 509.359.4700

    B.A., Mathematics, Eastern Washington University (1991)
    M.S., Mathematics, Eastern Washington University (1993)
    Interests:  The inverse problem of Galois theory.

  • Dr. Christian K. Hansen
    Dr. Christian K. Hansen
    Associate Dean of Computing and Engineering Sciences and Professor of Statistics (1993...)
    Kingston 208
    Phone: 509.359.6068
    Fax: 509.359.4700

    M.S., Electrical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark (1988)
    Ph.D., Statistics, Technical University of Denmark (1991)
    Research Interests:  Reliability theory, statistical process control, experimental design, and industrial applications of statistics

  • Dr. Hyung Sook Lee
    Dr. Hyung Sook Lee
    Associate Professor of Mathematics Education (2008...)
    Kingston 209
    Phone: 509.359.2894
    Fax: 509.359.4700
    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).
  • Dr. Frank Lynch
    Dr. Frank Lynch
    Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2013...)
    Kingston 311
    Phone: 509.359.7067
    Fax: 509.359.4700

    B.A., Mathematics & B.A., Physics, Magna Cum Laude, Linfield College (1999)
    M.S., Mathematics, University of Utah (2001)
    Ph.D., Mathematics, University of Utah (2010)

  • Ms. Kelly Lynn
    Ms. Kelly Lynn
    Mathematics Specialist (2009-13) & Lecturer (2011...)
    Kingston 111
    Phone: 509.359.2251
    Fax: 509.359.4700

    B.A., Mathematics, Eastern Washington University (2006)
    M.S., Mathematics, Eastern Washington University (2008)

  • Dr. Gayle Millsaps
    Dr. Gayle Millsaps
    Assistant Professor of Mathematics Education (2013...)
    Kingston 110
    Phone: 509.359.6743
    Fax: 509.359.4700

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

  • Mr. Christopher Mullins
    Mr. Christopher Mullins
    Lecturer (2013...)
    Kingston 202
    Phone: 509.359.6071
    Fax: 509.359.4700

    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
    Fax: 509.359.4700

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

  • Dr. Yves Nievergelt
    Dr. Yves Nievergelt
    Professor of Mathematics (1985...)
    Kingston 127
    Phone: 509.359.4259
    Fax: 509.359.4700

    Diploma in Mathematics, Ecole Polytechnique, Switzerland (1976).
    Ph.D. & M.S., Mathematics - Several Complex Variables, University of Washington (1984)
    Research Interests:  Applied analysis (mathematics applied to chemistry, medical diagnostic imaging, and physics), Complex analysis, and Numerical analysis (mathematics of scientific programming).

  • Mr. Timmy Noon
    Mr. Timmy Noon
    Quarterly Faculty
    Kingston 302
    Phone: 509.359.6932
    Fax: 509.359.4700

     M.S., Mathematics, Eastern Washington University (2013)

  • Dr. Andrew Oster
    Dr. Andrew Oster
    Assistant Professor of Mathematics (2013...)
    Kingston 309
    Phone: 509.359.6742
    Fax: 509.359.4700

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

  • Mr. Seshu Rao
    Mr. Seshu Rao
    Lecturer (2014...)
    Kingston 205
    Phone: 509.359.2780
    Fax: 509.359.4700
  • Dr. Kyle Riggs
    Dr. Kyle Riggs
    Lecturer (2014...)
    KGS 305
    Phone: 509.359.2744
    Fax: 509.359.4700
  • Ms. Olga Slyusareva
    Ms. Olga Slyusareva
    Lecturer (2014...)
    Kingston 112
    Phone: 509.359.4272
    Fax: 509.359.4700
  • Ms. Diana Stuart
    Ms. Diana Stuart
    Lecturer (2014...)
    Kingston 104
    Phone: 509.359.6729
    Fax: 509.359.4700
  • Dr. Elena Toneva
    Dr. Elena Toneva
    Professor of Mathematics (2000...)
    Kingston 211
    Phone: 509.359.6073
    Fax: 509.359.4700

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

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