** Andrew
F. Rich**

(260)
982-2130 (home) email:
africh@manchester.edu

(260)
982-5313 (office)

**EDUCATION**

Ph.D. Mathematics 1989

Thesis: "A Lefschetz Theorem for Foliated
Manifolds"

Advisors: Steven Hurder, Melvin Rothenberg

M.S. Mathematics 1978

B.A. Mathematics 1977

Highest
Distinction

GPA: 4.00

Minor:
Physics

**RESEARCH INTERESTS**

Global Analysis, History of Mathematics,
Undergraduate Problem Solving

**SELECTED HONORS**

Project Kaleidoscope - Faculty for
the 21st Century, 1994

Danforth Graduate Fellow, 1977-1984

National Science Foundation Graduate
Fellow, 1977-1980

William Lowell Putnam Mathematics
Competition top 100, 1975, 1976

**PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE**

Chair, Department of
Mathematics and Computer Science, 2002-2006

Associate Professor of
Mathematics, 1998-present

Assistant Professor of
Mathematics, 1992-1998

Visiting Professor of
Mathematics, Aug. 2006 – Jan. 2007

Visiting Professor of
Mathematics, 1999-2000

Assistant Professor in
Mathematics, 1989-1992

Instructor in
Mathematics, 1985-1986

Lecturer in Mathematics,
1979-1985

**SELECTED PRESENTATIONS**

*Better
Box Paradox*, Bethel College STEM Symposium invited address,

*012-Binary
Representations*,

*Is
Daylength Sinusoidal?*, MAA

*Pi*,
Science Seminar,

*Leftist
Numbers*, MAA

*Godel's
Incompleteness Theorem*, Philosophy Colloquium,

*Continued
Fractions*, Science Seminar,

* T-birds and delta t: Mathematics at
Ford Motor Company*, Mathematics and Statistics Conference, Miami University, Oxford,
Ohio, September 26, 1997

* The Golden Ratio: Is There Beauty in
Mathematics?*, convocation address at

* The Apportionment Problem: Does Montana Have a Case?*, MAA

* The Horocyle Foliation of SL(2,R)
and its Cohomology*, presented at Midwest Geometry Conference,

* Leafwise Heat Operators and
Lefschetz Theory*, presented at Foliations: A Conference
in Memory of Bruce Reinhart,

* *

**COURSES
TAUGHT**

Remedial Mathematics | Abstract Algebra |

Mathematics for Liberal Arts | Geometry |

Mathematics for Elementary School Teachers I | Real Analaysis |

College Algebra | Advanced Calculus II |

Precalculus | Seminar on Combinatorics |

Calculus I | Introduction to Topology |

Calculus II | Differential Geometry |

Multivariable Calculus | Numerical Analysis |

Ordinary Differential Equations | Engineering Mathematics |

Discrete Mathematics | Mathematics for Architects |

Introduction to Statistics | various Senior Projects and Tutorials |

Linear Algebra I | First Year Colloquium |

Linear Algebra II | |

**PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS**

Mathematical Association of