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Mary Vanderschoot, Ph.D.

Professor of Mathematics, Department Chair

On Faculty since 2005
630.752.5137



Dr. Mary Vanderschoot joined Wheaton's faculty in 2005. Prior to coming to Wheaton, she taught for several years at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. She enjoys teaching all levels of college mathematics as well as pursuing her research in flows on surfaces and graph substitutions. She and her husband, Harry, have four sons.

University of Maryland
Ph.D., 1999

Westmont College
B.S., 1991

  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Calculus
  • Mathematics
  • Linear Algebra
  • Association of Christians in the Mathematical Sciences
  • Mathematical Association of America
  • American Mathematical Society
  • Math 107 Finite Mathematics
  • Math 125 Mathematics for Elementary and Middle Grade Education
  • Math 221 Applied Calculus
  • Math 231, 232 Calculus I and II
  • Math 245 Linear Algebra
  • Math 331 Vector Calculus
  • Math 333 Differential Equations
  • Math 343 Discrete Mathematics
  • Math 351 Analysis I
  • Math 385 Topics in Applied Mathematics
  • Math 451 Complex Analysis
  • Topological Dynamical Systems
  • Flows on Surfaces
  • Graph Substitutions
  • Fractals

Copy-Paste Trees and Their Growth Rates, Rocky Mountain Journal of Mathematics
M. Previte and J. Previte, 2016

The Growth of Limits of Vertex Replacement Rules, Journal of Graph Theory
M. Previte and J. Previte, 2012