Dr. Christopher Swanson, Professor

Dr. Christopher Swanson

Professor of Mathematics
Director of the Honors Program
Patterson Instructional Technology Center
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  • Joined Ashland University faculty in 1999 and serves as professor of Mathematics and director of the Honors Program
  • Research interests are combinatorics and probability
  • Developer of Ashland University's actuarial science major, advisor to Ashland University's team for the national William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition and organizer of the Ashland University's Problem Solving Group
  • Recipient of Ohio Section of the Mathematical Association of America’s Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics and national Mathematical Association of America’s Henry L. Alder Award for Distinguished Teaching by a Beginning College or University Mathematics Faculty Member


University of Michigan, Ph.D. in Mathematics
University of Michigan, M.S. in Mathematics
Denison University, B.S. in Mathematics

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