Mathematics is the study of patterns, numbers, shape, and change. At the University of Dubuque, your studies will take you into the world of analysis, calculus in multiple dimensions, statistical applications, and beyond. You will leave ready to build a career in teaching, actuarial work, applied mathematics, academics, and more.

Making a Difference Through the Study of Mathematics
Students and faculty at UD are active in the classroom and in the community. Their work contributes to the advancement of mathematical knowledge. Students and faculty have partnered with local schools for STEM events and students have competed in mathematics competitions. At UD, the faculty have collaborated with other academic departments on campus to encourage the integration of mathematics in other disciplines.

Degree Distinctive

What is distinctive about a degree in Mathematics at the University of Dubuque?

  • Collaborative learning and a high level of instructor-student interaction due to smaller class sizes.
  • Outside of class, students can engage in major-related activities such as mathematics competitions, STEM festivals, and group problem solving.

Career Opportunities

Mathematics is a diverse field of study. People with a background in mathematics and, if necessary, relevant secondary fields of study, can pursue careers in accounting, actuarial science, biology, physics, chemistry, environmental science, business, finance, computer programming, and elementary and secondary mathematics.

Students with a major in mathematics will be prepared to pursue graduate degrees in mathematics. An advanced mathematics degree opens doors for research, teaching, and industry positions.

Resources

Mathematics Faculty/Staff

Daniel Fleming

Daniel FlemingAssistant Professor of Computer Studies

Phone: 563.589.3183 Department: Computer Studies and Mathematics Office: 215 Dunlap Technology Center

CREDENTIALS

  • MA, Trinity International University
  • MDiv, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
Corissa Goertzen

Corissa GoertzenAssistant Professor of Mathematics

Phone: 563.589.3413 Department: Computer Studies and Mathematics Office: 225 Dunlap Technology Center

CREDENTIALS

  • PhD, University of Iowa
  • MA, University of South Dakota
  • BA, Wartburg College

Jason JuettAssistant Professor of Mathematics

Phone: 563.589.3189 Department: Computer Studies and Mathematics Office: 228 Dunlap Technology Center

CREDENTIALS

  • PhD, University of Iowa
  • MS, University of Iowa
  • BS, Iowa State University
Ann Mauss

Ann MaussAssociate Professor of Computer Information Systems

Phone: 563.589.3612 Department: Computer Studies and Mathematics Office: 217 Dunlap Technology Center

CREDENTIALS

  • MBA, Northern Illinois University
Dawn Nelson

Dawn NelsonAssistant Professor of Computer Information Systems

Phone: 563.589.3462 Department: Computer Studies and Mathematics Office: 226 Dunlap Technology Center

CREDENTIALS

  • MS, Western Illinois University
  • BA, Ashford University
Richard (Dick) Smith

Richard (Dick) SmithAssociate Professor of Mathematics

Phone: 563.589.3276 Fax: 563.589.3688 Department: Computer Studies and Mathematics

CREDENTIALS

  • MA, Loras College
  • BS, Loras College
Lori Welsh

Lori WelshAssistant Professor of Computer Studies

Phone: 563.589.3543 Department: Computer Studies and Mathematics Office: 214 Dunlap Technology Center

CREDENTIALS

  • MBA, University of Dubuque
Roseanne Wolf

Roseanne WolfAssociate Professor of Mathematics; Hazel Rothlisberger Chair

Phone: 563.589.3716 Fax: 563.589.3688 Department: Computer Studies and Mathematics Office: 218 Dunlap Technology Center

CREDENTIALS

  • PhD, University of Iowa
  • MS, University of Iowa
  • BS, Buena Vista University