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.


Bishop, James

James Bishop

Professor, Mathematics
Faculty Suite C, Room 217

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

Actuarial Mathematics, Probability & Statistics, Sports Statistics

Probability and Statistics, Pensions, Actuarial Mathematics

  • Society of Actuaries

Bishop, J., Kennedy, K., Random Sampling Issues in a Federal Court Case, a Case Study, Case Studies in Business, Industry, and Government, 2013.

Bishop, J., Smith, R., Quinn, J., The Stock Market and Presidential Election Polling – A Statistical Analysis, European Journal of Social Sciences, 2012.