Mathematics

Through academic excellence, we provide the theoretical foundation for critical thinking in quantitative problem solving and reasoning. We help students to develop their ability to effectively communicate mathematics, and prepare them for success in a career in actuarial mathematics, applied mathematics, applied statistics, or other profession.

Faculty

Nancy Beausoleil

Senior Lecturer, Mathematics, M.S. University of Massachusetts; B.S. Rhode Island College

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James Bishop

Associate Actuary and research in retirement planning, simulation, and probability theory

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Capalbo, Joseph

Joseph A. Capalbo

Senior Lecturer, Mathematics, B.A. Providence College; M.A. Rhode Island College

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Hasenfus, Louise

Louise Hasenfus

Louise M. Hasenfus earned her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Mathematics from Rhode Island College. She is a member of two honor societies in mathematics: Pi Mu Epsilon and Kappa Mu Epsilon. While her teaching career began at Dedham High School.

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Kennedy, Kristin

Kristin Kennedy

As a professor of Mathematics at Bryant University for over 34 years, currently serving as the Chair of the department, I teach a variety of courses from statistics to actuarial mathematics classes. My research interests follow a wide spectrum from topics regarding the teaching of mathematics effectively to issues in accounting, healthcare.

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Alicia T. Lamere

Assistant Professor, Mathematics, B.A. Hamilton College; M.S., Ph.D. Candidate University of Notre Dame

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Son Nguyen

Dr. Nguyen earned his master’s degree in applied mathematics and doctoral degree in mathematics, statistics emphasis, both at Ohio University. Currently, the coordinator of the Applied Mathematics and Statistics program at Bryant University, he founded and run the Mathematics Undergraduate Seminars. Dr.

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Niu, Gao

Gao Niu

Assistant Professor, Mathematics, B.S. Iowa Wesleyan College; M.S. Western Illinois University; Ph.D. University of Connecticut

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Olinsky, Alan

Alan D. Olinsky

Professor, Mathematics and Information Systems and Analytics, B.S., M.S. Hofstra University; Ph.D. University of Rhode Island.

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Pitts, Karen

Karen Pitts

Karen Pitts is a graduate of Bryant University earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an Accounting Major/ Finance Minor, summa cum laude and a Master’s of Science in Taxation with honors. She is a CPA (currently inactive) and worked at the Big 4 Public Accounting firm of Ernst and Young. She also worked at Textron Inc.

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Quinn, John

John T. Quinn

John Quinn is a Professor of Mathematics at Bryant University and has been teaching there since 1991. Prior to teaching, Professor Quinn was a mechanical engineer at the Naval Underwater Systems Center (now the Naval Undersea Warfare Center) in Newport, R.I. He received his Sc.B. degree from Brown University in 1978, and his M.S. and Ph.D.

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Salzillo, Michael

Michael Salzillo

Lecturer, Mathematics, M.S. University of Rhode Island

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Smith, Richard

Richard M. Smith

Professor, Mathematics, B.A. Queens College; M.A., Ph.D. University of Wisconsin

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William H. Zywiak

William Zywiak received his PhD from the University at Buffalo. He spent the first half of his career conducting NIH research as Project Director, Co-Investigator, Principal Investigator, and Statistician. He has been using SAS, SPSS, and EQS to conduct logistic regressions, multiple linear regressions, survival analyses, factor analyses, cluster analyses.

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