Centre College Faculty
John Wilson• H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of Mathematics
Office: Olin Hall—111
John Wilson is professor of mathematics at Centre College, where he has taught since 1985. He has held a Stodghill Professorship in Science since its inception in 2004. He currently serves as chair of the Division of Science and Mathematics.
Wilson's research interests is focused toward using mathematics to develop more efficient and reliable methods of transmitting and storing information. He has encouraged Centre students to collaborate in this research.
Wilson holds a B.S. in mathematics from the University of the South, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa. He completed M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of North Carolina.
To view a video about Dr. Wilson’s course that connects mathematics with blown glass ornaments, click here.
File last updated: 8/8/13