Dr. Gordon Swain

Dr. Gordon Swain

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Dr. Gordon Swain, professor of mathematics, joined the Ashland University faculty in 1994. In addition to teaching a large variety of mathematics courses, including statistics, calculus, linear and abstract algebra, he is active in college and university governance. He served as chair of the department of mathematics and computer science from 2001-2007, and was also the 2001 recipient of the Taylor Excellence in Teaching Award. His areas of mathematical interest include abstract algebra (noncommutative rings) and undergraduate mathematics in general. He received his Ph.D. in Mmthematics from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, his M.S. in mathematics from the University of Vermont and a B.S. in physics and mathematics from Eastern Nazarene College.


Ph.D. in Mathematics - University of Massachusetts
M.S. in Mathematics - University of Vermont
B.S. in Physics and Mathematics - Eastern Nazarene College

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The department of Mathematics and Computer Science offers majors in actuarial science, computer science, mathematics and integrated mathematics (i.e. secondary mathematics education). When you major in any of these disciplines at Ashland University, you study with experts who... Read More