Michael Barrus


Michael Barrus, PhD, is an associate professor at the University of Rhode Island. He has been part of the Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematical Sciences for 8 years. He is the author of over 20 journal articles in the area of graph theory and is a frequent speaker at seminars and professional conferences. He recently joined the Steering Committee for the Northeastern Combinatorics Network and is an active member of the Northeastern Section of the Mathematical Association of America (NES-MAA) and of the New England Community for Mathematics Inquiry in Teaching (NE-COMMIT). At URI he teaches a variety of courses including geometry, number theory, abstract algebra, and discrete mathematics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He loves finding out more about best ways to teach and learn mathematics. As of the 2022-2023 year he has worked as the advisor or co-advisor for four PhD students and one MS thesis student and has supervised research projects with a few more students at varying stages of their development.

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