Mr. Benjamin Donath
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Dean of the School of Science
B.A., Illinois College in Mathematics and in Philosophy; M.A. in Mathematics, M.S.S. in Statistics, Miami University; Ph.D. coursework in Mathematics, The University of Iowa
Professor Donath has interests in cryptography, the history of mathematics and computer science, classical problems in mathematical analysis, Pythagorean triples, the role of mathematics in computer science, and interpolation problems in mathematics. He is an avid reader of current books about and journal articles in mathematics, and routinely incorporates supplementary reading in his upper level mathematics courses. He enjoys writing course materials for his classes, and developing research projects for mathematics students.
Professor Donath has taught virtually all of the courses in the mathematics curriculum, recently emphasizing Calculus, Foundations of Advanced Mathematics, History of Mathematics, Analysis, Modern Algebra, and Senior Capstone. He also teaches Theory of Computation in the computer science program.