# Department of Mathematical Sciences

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### Yeonwoo Rho

PhD, Statistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

### Contact

906-487-2220

yrho@mtu.edu

**Assistant Professor, Mathematical Sciences**

Yeonwoo Rho received her B.S. in Mathematics, B.A. in Economics, and M.S. in Statistics at Seoul National University, followed by a PhD in Statistics at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. After her graduation, she is working as an Assistant Professor in Statistics in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at

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### Shari L. Stockero

PhD, Mathematics Education, Western Michigan University

### Contact

906-487-1126

stockero@mtu.edu

**Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences**

Prior to earning her Ph.D. in 2006, Dr. Stockero was a high school mathematics and science teacher in the Upper Peninsula. Her primary research interest is understanding how to support teacher learning at both the pre-service and inservice levels. Her current work, funded by a 2011 National Science Foundation

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### Tamara Olson

PhD, Mathematical Sciences, Courant Institute (NYU)

### Contact

906-487-2191

trolson@mtu.edu

**Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences**

Tamara Olson is currently an Associate Professor of Mathematics at Michigan Technological University. Following undergraduate studies in mathematics and physics at St. Olaf College in 1986, Olson earned her MS and PhD in Mathematics at NYU's Courant Institute in 1991. Since then, she has maintained an interest in interdisciplinary

## Placement

Math is a fact of life at Michigan Tech. Doing well in your math course(s) is critical to your success in future courses required for your major. To

place you in the most appropriate math course, Michigan Tech requires incoming students without qualifying AP, IB, or CLEP scores or earned college-level math credit to take an ALEKS Placement Assessment.