
Employment

Professor of Mathematics, Arizona State
University, Tempe, AZ, 2008present

Associate Professor of Mathematics, Arizona State
University, Tempe, AZ, 19962008

Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies,
Department of Mathematics, Arizona State
University, Tempe, AZ, 19992001

Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Arizona State
University, Tempe, AZ, 19901996

Malcolm and Minda Brachman Instructor of Mathematics in Honor of
R. H. Bing, University of Texas, Austin, TX, 19871990
Education

Ph.D. in Mathematics, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA,
19831987

A.B., University of California, Berkeley,
CA, 19791983
Honors and Awards

Charles Wexler Teaching Award, for
distinguished teaching of mathematics, Arizona State University,
1998.

Teaching Commendation, from the
HarvardDanforth Center for Teaching and Learning for
excellence in the teaching of undergraduates, Harvard
University, 1986.
Grant Support

Topics in Iwasawa Theory, National Science
Foundation, (PI), 199193, $41,725.

Conference on Arithmetic Geometry with Emphasis
in Iwasawa Theory; Tempe, Arizona; March 1993,
National Science Foundation, (coPI, PI Nancy Childress),
1993, $8,000.

Implementation and Dissemination of the Harvard
Consortium Calculus Materials , National Science
Foundation (through University of Arizona),
(local coPI, local PI Matthias Kawski), 199396,
5 institutiontotal $804,778, ASU share $82,187.

Revitalizing
Undergraduate Number Theory,National Science
Foundation (through Michigan Technological
University, and then through RandolphMacon College), (local
PI), 199699, 2 institution total $79,542, ASU share $37,805.

A Discovery Approach to Abstract Algebra, Arizona
State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, (PI),
199899, $3051.

Number Theory and the Scientific Method, ACEPT, (PI,
Andrew Bremner CoPI), 1998, $5000.

Online homework component / Business
Math I and II, Arizona
State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, (CoPI,
with PI Lance Ward, other CoPI's Sharon Walker, Jay Abramson,
and Scott Martin), 2001  2002, $7500.

WebBased Math Homework, National Science
Foundation, (PI, Matthew Isom CoPI), 200205, $149,984.

Collaborative Project: A Comprehensive WeBWorK Problem Library
(with Bill Ziemer, California State Long Beach University, and Jeff Holt,
University of Virginia),
National Science Foundation, PI, 200407, (3 institution total, $179,889),
ASU grant $46,315.

Collaborative Research: Updating the WeBWorK National Problem Library
(with Jeff Holt, University of Virginia), National Science Foundation, PI,
20122015, (2 institution total, $323,579), ASU portion $162,303.

Connections between curves, automorphic forms, and Lfunctions,
National Science Foundation, PI, 20132014, $45,000.
Students

Nancy Seguin,
M.A., May 1996,
Galois Groups of Irreducible Tredecic Polynomials.

John Dollarhide,
M.A., August 1996,
Computation of the MordellWeil Group on
Rank 1 Elliptic Curves using Heegner Points.

Brandon Baldock,
M.A., May, 1998,
A Survey of Techniques in Cryptanalysis.

Nathan Wilson,
M.A., May, 2001,
Attacks on the Discrete Logarithm Problem.

Andres Garcia,
M.A., December, 2003,
Elliptic Curve Primality Proving Algorithm.

Joshua Kantor, B.S. May, 2003, Hecke operators and the Hecke
algebra.

Sean Larsen,
Ph.D., cochair with Marilyn Carlson, May, 2004,
Supporting the Guided Reinvention of the
Concepts of Group and Isomorphism: A Developmental Research Project.

Phong Chau, M.A. May 2004.

John Kerl, M.A. May 2005,
Curves and Codes.

Annette Spyker, B.S. May 2006, Success Rates of the RabinMiller
Test for Known Composite Numbers.

Helene Nehrebecki, M.A. May 2006.

Eric Driver, Ph.D. December 2006, A Targeted Martinet Search.

Rachel Wallington, M.A. May 2004; Ph.D. May 2009,
Number Fields with Solvable Galois Groups and Small Galois
Root Discriminants.

Chad Awtrey, Ph.D. May 2010,
Dodecic Local Fields

Peter Price, M.A. May 2013.

Andrew Altman, M.A. in progress.

Donald Adams, Ph.D. cochair with Wayne Raskind, in progress.

