Education

  • PhD, University of Oklahoma (2019)
  • MA, University of Oklahoma (2014)
  • BA (Math/Computer Science), Bethel College (2011)
  • Budapest Semesters in Mathematics (Fall 2010)

Courses Taught

  • Discrete structures
  • Intro to proofs
  • Topology
  • Real analysis
  • Calculus I
  • Linear algebra
  • Preparation for industrial careers in mathematics
  • Intro to artificial intelligence

Research Interests

  • Topics in geometric group theory (a branch of theoretical math which uses topology to answer questions about algebraic objects) including:
    • Right-angled Artin groups and CAT(0) cube complexes
    • One-relator groups and generalizations
    • Orderable groups
  • Ranking systems and alignment classifiers for games of social deduction
  • I’m also casually interested in:
    • Quantum computing and quantum mechanics
    • The mathematics and computer science of video game speedrunning, especially that which pertains to finding and exploiting glitches
    • Creative approaches for improving mathematics pedagogy using technology
    • Creative approaches for making classrooms and departmental spaces more inclusive
    • Addressing algorithmic racial (and other) bias and oppression

Ben Stucky

Assistant Professor of Mathematics & Computer Science

 Email: stuckybw@beloit.edu  Phone: 608-363-2193  Schedule an Appointment   Room 218, Sanger Center for the Sciences
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