Department of Mathematics

Faculty & Staff

Full-Time Faculty

Dr. Karen Benbury

Dr. Karen Benbury
Professor
301-860-3354
kbenbury@bowiestate.edu

PhD in mathematics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Abstract algebra, algebraic foundations of quantum mechanics, geometry, probability and statistics, computational mathematics
Research interests: algebraic foundations of quantum mechanics, computational mathematics, math education
Teaching: Geometry, introduction to math ideas, advanced calculus, probability and statistics

Prof. Claudette Burge

Prof. Claudette Burge
Lecturer
301-860-3362
cburge@bowiestate.edu

MS, Central State University, Edmont, OK.
Teaching: Developmental mathematics, mathematics for elementary school teachers

Dr. Elena Klimova

Dr. Elena Klimova
Associate Professor, Chair of the Department of Mathematics
301-860-3358
eklimova@bowiestate.edu

Ph.D., Higher Attestation Commission (Russia), BA, MA, Moscow State Pedagogical University (Russia). Differential geometry and topology, gravitational theories
Research interests: Methods of teaching mathematics
Teaching: Mathematics for school teachers

Dr. Chaobin Liu

Dr. Chaobin Liu
Professor
301-860-3361
cliu@bowiestate.edu

PhD in mathematics, Temple University. Probability theory and mathematical statistics, quantum computation
Research interests: Quantum walks and their probabilities, quantum information and computing, mathematical physics
Teaching: Probability theory and mathematical statistics

Dr. Mehran Mahdavi

Dr. Mehran Mahdavi
Professor
301-860-3357
mmahdavi@bowiestate.edu

PhD in applied mathematics, University of Texas, Arlington.
Research interests: Theory of equations involving abstract Volterra operators (causal operators)
Teaching: Ordinary differential equations, partial differential equations, complex analysis, dynamical systems

Dr. Roman Sznajder

Dr. Roman Sznajder
Professor, Graduate Program Coordinator
301-860-3360

PhD in applied mathematics, University of Maryland Baltimore County, MS in mathematics, Warsaw University, Poland. Complementarity problems and variational inequalities
Research interests: Complementarity problems in Euclidean Jordan algebras, mathematical optimization, convex analysis, mathematical analysis, philosophy and history of mathematics
Teaching: Numerical analysis, real analysis, optimization, computational methods, linear algebra

Contingent Full-Time Faculty

Cassandra Scott

Prof. Cassandra Scott
Lecturer
301-860-3356
csott@bowiestate.edu

MS in Math Education, Howard University, BS in Electrical Engineering, Southern University
Teaching: College algebra, precalculus, mathematical ideas, statistics

Associate Faculty/Staff

Prof. Michael Hawkins

Prof. Michael Hawkins
Lecturer
301-860-3373
mhawkins@bowiestate.edu

MS, BS in applied and computational mathematics, Bowie State University
Teaching: Developmental mathematics, lab supervision

Prof. Kenneth Preston

Prof. Kenneth Preston
Lecturer
301-860-3350
kpreston@bowiestate.edu

MS, BS in applied and computational mathematics, Bowie State University
Teaching: Developmental mathematics, lab supervision

Program Administrative Specialist

 Ms Betty Carrico
301-860-3351