# Mathematics and Physics Faculty

**Marissa Nichols**Chair, Department of Mathematics and Physics

**Assistant Professor of Mathematics**

260.665.4302

nicholsm@trine.edu

A.A. - Richland Community College

B.S. - Millikin University

M.A. - Eastern Illinois University

**Lauren Decker**Instructor of Mathematics

260.665.4255

**deckerl@trine.edu**

**B.S. - Indiana-Purdue University Fort Wayne**

M.A. - Western Governors University

**Specialty:**Mathematics Education

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**Daniel Dobbs**

Associate Professor of Mathematics

260.665.4274

dobbsd@trine.edu

B.A. - Northwestern college

M.S. - University of Wyoming

M.S. - University of Nebraska, Omaha

Ph.D. - University of Virginia**Specialty:** Probability: Stochastic Processes, Small Deviations, Laws of Iterated Logarithm; Financial Mathematics, and Math in Sports

**Marty Dygert**

Lecturer of Mathematics

260.665.4977

dygertm@trine.edu

B.S. - Tri-State University

M.A. - Ball State University

**Melissa Higbee**Lecturer of Mathematics

260.665.4443

higbeem@trine.edu

B.S. - Tri-State University

M.A. - Ball State University

**Haseeb Kazi**Professor of Mathematics

260.665.4248

**kazih@trine.edu**

**B.Sc. - University of the Punjab**

M.Sc. - Quaid-I-Azam University

M.S./Ph.D. - Southern Illinois University

**Specialty:**Numerical Analysis, Special Functions of Applied Mathematics, Elliptic Integrals

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**Chad Keefer**Associate Professor of Physics

260.665.4246

keeferc@trine.edu

**M.A. - Ball State University**

M.S. - Ball State University

Ed.D - Ball State University

**Thomas Morrill**Assistant Professor of Mathematics

morrillt@trine.edu

B.A - Earlham College

M.S. - Oregon State University

Ph.D. - Oregon State University

**Speciality:**Number Theory

**Cindy Neyer**

Assistant Professor of Physics

260.665.4258

neyerc@trine.edu

B.S. - University of Kansas

Ph.D. - Iowa State University**Speciality:** Application of Symmetry to Physics

**Angelia Niederhelman**Assistant Professor of Mathematics

260.665.4783

niederhelmana@trine.edu

B.S. - Purdue University

M.S. - Purdue University

**Mathematics Education**

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**Kim Rentz**Assistant Professor of Phyics

260.665.4256

rentzk@trine.edu

B.S. - Kansas State University

M.S. - University of Iowa

**Specialty:**Engineering

**Anthony Vasaturo**Assistant Professor of Mathematics

260.665.4959

vasaturoa@trine.edu

B.S. - University of Toledo

M.A. – University of Toledo

Ph.D. – University of Toledo

**Specialty:**Operator Theory, Math Education, Fibonacci number with undergrads

**Godfred Yamoah**

Assistant Professor of Mathematics

260.665.4197

yamoahg@trine.edu

B.S., M.S. - University of Lagos, NG

Ph.D. - Clarkson University, Potsdam**Specialty:** Applied Math, Math Modeling/Computational Math, Numerical Methods.

**Christina Zumbrun**Associate Professor of Mathematics

260.665.4242

zumbrunc@trine.edu

B.B.S. - Hardin-Simmons University

M.S. - Purdue University

Ph.D. - Western Michigan University

Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics - Purdue University

**Specialty:**Mathematics Education; Affective Issues in Statistics Education

**Physics Lab Adjuncts**

Veronica Cockrell

Steve Hulbert

Kelsey Pierce

Jeffrey Raymond

Kayla Shaw

**Department of Mathematics and Physics Office**

Teresa Davidson

Administrative Assistant

260.665.4198

davidsont@trine.edu