Teaching Fall 2017


Office: MSPB 475 (formerly known as ILB 475)

Office Hours: Mondays & Wednesdays 2:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. and Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., or by appointment.

However, you may stop by my office at any time, and if the door is open, I will see you. Alternatively, you can e-mail me and schedule an appointment.


MA 490 - 101 Graph Theory

Mondays & Wednesdays & Fridays 1:25 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. in room MSPB 345 (formerly known as ILB 345)

First-Day Handout pdf

Coverage & Homework xlsx

Homework 1 (due on Friday, September 1, 2017): Exercise 1.14 and Exercise 1.21

Homework 2 (due on Friday, September 15, 2017): Exercise 2.4 and Exercise 2.8

Homework 3 (due on Friday, September 29, 2017): Exercise 2.23 and Exercise 2.24

Homework 4 (due on Friday, October 6, 2017): Exercise 2.16 and Exercise 3.6

Homework 5 (due on Friday, October 20, 2017): Exercise 3.23 and Exercise 3.26

The first exam will be on Friday, September 22, 2017.

The second exam will be on Friday, November 3, 2017.

Important: The Final Exam will be on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. in room MSPB 345 (formerly known as ILB 345).


MA 502 - 501 Introduction to Abstract Algebra

Tuesdays & Thursdays 6:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m. in room MSPB 350 (formerly known as ILB 350)

First-Day Handout pdf

Coverage & Homework xlsx

Homework 1 (due on Tuesday, September 5, 2017): Exercises 5 and 7 in Section 1.1

Homework 2 (due on Tuesday, September 19, 2017): Exercise 3 in Section 1.4 and Exercise 5 in Section 2.1

Homework 3 (due on Tuesday, October 10, 2017): Exercises 3 and 4 in Section 3.1

Homework 4 (due on Thursday, October 24, 2017): Exercises 5 and 6 in Section 3.4

The first exam will be on Tuesday, September 26, 2017.

Important: The Final Exam will be on Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. in room MSPB 350 (formerly known as ILB 350).