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John Wilson

H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of Mathematics

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BS: mathematics, University of the South

MS: mathematics, University of North Carolina

PhD: mathematics, University of North Carolina


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.


Wilson’s research interests are 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.

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