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Rothwell Stephens Distinguished Professor and Chair of Mathematics; Chair of Data Science
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401-4999
Mathematics B.A., B.S., Minor
Our students don't just manipulate numbers and equations. They learn to write, speak, and think clearly through writing intensive courses and the independent study of a topic of interest that results in a professional paper and public presentation of their findings.
These skills put our graduates in a great position for career success. They have been sought out by computer and consulting firms, insurance companies, investment companies, banks, and government agencies.
Knox is also a national leader in preparing students for graduate school. We are among the top 10 percent of liberal arts colleges in producing graduates who go on to earn doctorates in mathematics, according to the National Science Foundation. Students have also received highly competitive graduate fellowships at these universities:
Keith is an expert on international trade and finance and has been a lead economist at the World Bank. He recently made a presentation to the Colorado Knox Club about what it was like to be the chief economist for the U.S. State Department during the Trump Administration.
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Keith Maskus '76