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Chair & Associate Professor of Mathematics Chair of Data Science

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5 (Of the Many!) Ways Our Grads Are Finding Success After Knox

Some are pursuing their education...

  • Graduate Student in Mathematics and Computer Science, Washington University. Wenzhen Zhu '16.
  • Graduate Student, Ph.D. program in Mathematics, University of Iowa. Jeremy Edison ‘14.
  • Graduate Student, Ph.D. program in Mathematics, Purdue University. Lindsey Hill ‘12.

Some go into finance...

  • Revenue Tax Specialist, Illinois Department of Revenue. Jill Krippel '13.
  • Associate Data Scientist, KPMG US. Zach Rhodes ‘09.
  • Director of Global Corporate Finance, Godiva Chocolatier. Gayathri Ramanan '02.
  • Senior Vice President, CNO Financial Group. Richard Garner '70.

Some work with computers...

  • Software Developer, Epic Systems Corporation. Nathan Johlas ‘14.
  • Software Engineer, Google. Christopher Johnson '11.
  • Data Scientist, Yue Wang ‘11.
  • IT Analyst, Caterpillar. Joshua Stein ‘07.
  • Systems Analyst, Aon Hewitt. Amanda Tabor Pezzella ‘99.
  • Applications Architect, Walgreens. Clinton Rahn ‘76.

Some go into education...

  • Math Teacher, Waukegan High School. Emily Diklich '14.
  • Math Teacher, Albany High School. James Schwab '10.
  • Research Affiliate, MIT Sloan School of Management. Melati Nungsari '10.
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute. Nathan Totz ‘05.
  • Professor of Mathematics, University of North Carolina. Mark Williams '77.
  • Professor Emeritus of Computer Science, Dartmouth University and Co-Author of the BASIC Programming Language. Thomas Kurtz '50.

And some have found success in other fields...

  • U.S. Navy Officer, United States Navy. Nicholas Stojanovich '00.
  • SVP & CFO, EQT Corporation. Robert McNally ‘94.
  • President & C.E.O., KI Global Solutions. Liano Sharon ‘94.
  • Civil Engineer/Senior Designer, Missouri Department of Transportation. Kristi Griffin Bachman ‘92.
  • Managing Director, Silicon Valley Space Center. Sean C. Casey '82.
  • Head of Information Systems, Folger Shakespeare Library. Matt Bogen ‘96.
  • Optometrist, Midwest Eye Consultants. Steven L. Seward '68.
  • Chief U.S. Economist, Standard & Poor's Research Services. Cynthia Morse Latta '62.

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Mathematics Alumni Working in Related Field

Top Job Titles of Mathematics Alumni

  1. Software Engineer
  2. Professor
  3. Mathematics Instructor
  4. President
  5. Chief Executive Officer
  6. Data Analyst


Estimated Salary of Alumni with Mathematics Degrees

Top Occupations of Mathematics Alumni

  1. Software Developers
  2. Postsecondary Teachers
  3. Chief Executives
  4. Operations Managers
  5. Financial Managers
  6. Instructors
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