Professor of Mathematics
Dr. Gordon Swain, professor of mathematics, joined the Ashland University faculty in 1994. In addition to teaching a large variety of mathematics courses, including statistics, calculus, linear and abstract algebra, he is active in College and University governance. He served as chair of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science from 2001-2007, and was also the 2001 recipient of the Taylor Excellence in Teaching Award. His areas of mathematical interest include abstract algebra (noncommutative rings) and undergraduate mathematics in general. He received his PhD in mathematics from the University of Massachusetts - Amherst, his MS in mathematics from the University of Vermont, and a BS in physics and mathematics from Eastern Nazarene College.