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  • Associate Professor Christopher J. Catone, Ph.D., Chair
  • Associate Professor David B. Nawrocki, Ph.D. '87
  • Assistant Professor Brittany Shelton, Ph.D.
  • Professors Emeritus Arthur Hilt, Ph.D. '54 and Raymond J. Mest, M.S. '62


photoChristopher Catone, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Mathematics
Department Chair
610-921-7850 | ccatone@albright.edu


  • Ph.D.: University of Colorado at Boulder
  • B.S.: The College of New Jersey

Research Interests:

  • Differential Geometry, Geometry, Mathematical Pedagogy


  • R. Smith, C. Catone, et. all, A Geometrical Approach to the Motion Planning Problem for a Submerged Rigid Body,  International Journal of Control, 82:9(2009), 1641-1656.
  • Ch.J. Catone, Projective Equivalence of Finsler and Riemannian Surfaces, Differential Geometry and Its Applications, 26 (2008), 404-418.

Student Collaborations:

  • 2013-14: Matthew Smith, "Minimal Surfaces, Soap FIlms, and the Weierstrass-Enneper Representation"
  • 2008-09: Danielle Smiley, "Riemann and Lebesgue Integration"

photoDavid Nawrocki, Ph.D. '87
Associate Professor of Mathematics
610-921-7853 | dnawrocki@albright.edu


  • Ph.D.: Univeristy of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • B.S.: Albright College

Research Interests:

  • Partial Differential Equations

photoBrittany Shelton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Mathematcis
610-921-7851 | bshelton@albright.edu


  • Ph.D.: Lehigh University
  • M.A.: Lehigh University
  • B.S.: Montclair State University

Research Interests:

  • Algebraic Combinatorics, Recreational Mathematics


  • Fractals and Mysterious Triangles. M.A. Jones, L. Mitchell, and B. Shelton.  Math Horizons. Vol. 23 No. 1 (2015) pp. 22-25.
  • Revelations and Generalizations of the Nine Card Problem. B. Baker and B. Shelton.  Mathematics Magazine.  Vol. 88 No. 2 (2015) pp. 139-145.
  • On God's Number(s) for  Rubik's Slide. M.A. Jones, B. Shelton, and M. Weaverdyck.  The College Mathematics Journal. Vol. 45 No. 4 (2014) pp. 267-275.
  • Media Clips: Fibonacci Takes to the Air and A Rare July?. M.A. Jones and B. Shelton.  Mathematics Teacher. Vol. 106 No. 7 (2013) pp. 492-495.
  • Hecke algebra characters and quantum chromatic symmetric functions. B. Shelton and M. Skandera. 24th International Conference on Formal Power Series and Algebraic Combinatorics (FPSAC 2012), Discrete Math. Theor. Comput. Sci. Proc., AR Assoc. Discrete Math. Theor. Comput. Sci., Nancy (2012), pp. 555-566.
  • Path tableaux and combinatorial interpretations of immanants for class functions on Sn. S. Clearman, B. Shelton, and M. Skandera.
  • 23rd International Conference on Formal Power Series and Algebraic Combinatorics (FPSAC 2011), Discrete Math. Theor. Comput. Sci. Proc., AO Assoc. Discrete Math. Theor. Comput. Sci., Nancy (2011), pp. 233-244.
  • Redundancy in Nimber Sequences for Three-Element Subtraction Sets.  M.A. Jones, B.C. Shelton, and S.R. Huddy. Pi Mu Epsilon Journal. 12 (2007) pp. 393-403.

Student Collaborations:

  • 2015: Tyler VanBlargan, "SafeCracker 40 and its Unique Solution"