Academic Program at Centre College
Ellen Swanson is an associate professor of mathematics. She joined Centre’s faculty in 2012 and was named a Centre Scholar in 2017. Before coming to Centre, Swanson was a Postdoctoral Associate at Carnegie Mellon University.
Swanson enjoys working with students to see the applicability of mathematics. She has worked with students on projects ranging from mathematically modeling Alzheimer’s Disease to better understanding the development of aneurysms. Her goal is to offer students opportunities to see connections between math and other disciplines.
Swanson graduated summa cum laude from Wittenberg University with a B.S. in mathematics. She earned an M.S. and Ph.D. in applied mathematics from North Carolina State University.
File last updated: 7/15/19